GenePage for the ftsA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ftsA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10339
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0095
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0094
Gene Name Mnemonic: Filamentation, temperature sensitive
Alternate Gene Symbols: divA
Description: Cell division and septation protein, specific role unknown; recruited to FtsZ ring
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 45329.97 ---------420 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 103982
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ftsQ_ftsA

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 103982

Right_end: 103985

Centisome: 2.24

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 2.24
Right End: 105244
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ftsA_ftsZ

Length: 60 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 105245

Right_end: 105304

Centisome: 2.27

FtsA is an essential gene. ftsA* mutants no longer require zipA. Divisome.

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