GenePage for the ftsX gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ftsX
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10345
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3446
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3462
Gene Name Mnemonic: Filamentation, temperature sensitive
Alternate Gene Symbols: ftsS
Description: Integral membrane protein invoved in cell division; binds FtsE to the inner membrane
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 38543.65 ---------352 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3601028
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rpoH_ftsX

Length: 244 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3600784

Right_end: 3601027

Centisome: 77.58

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 77.58
Right End: 3602086
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ftsX_ftsE

Length: 8 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3602079

Right_end: 3602086

Centisome: 77.60

Overexpression causes filamentous biofilm formation. Divisome, non-essential.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII