GenePage for the ftsL gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ftsL
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11086
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0084
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0083
Gene Name Mnemonic: Filamentation, temperature sensitive
Alternate Gene Symbols: mraR; yabD
Description: Cell division and growth, membrane protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 13626.83 ---------121 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 91032
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rsmH_ftsL

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 91032

Right_end: 91035

Centisome: 1.96

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 1.96
Right End: 91397
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ftsL_ftsI

Length: 15 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 91398

Right_end: 91412

Centisome: 1.97

The ftsL gene is essential. FtsL forms a complex with FtsB prior to mid-cell localization; this complex formation requires FtsQ, but not FtsK. Divisome.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII