GenePage for the fucU gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fucU
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10355
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2799
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2804
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fucose
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: L-fucose mutarotase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 15473.12 ---------140 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2938888
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fucK_fucU

Length: 1 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2938887

Right_end: 2938887

Centisome: 63.32

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 63.32
Right End: 2939310
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fucU_fucR

Length: 57 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2939311

Right_end: 2939367

Centisome: 63.32

FucU also has D-ribose pyranase activity (Ryu, 2004).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII