GenePage for the degS gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: degS
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11652
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3224
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3235
Gene Name Mnemonic: Degradative protease
Alternate Gene Symbols: hhoB; htrH
Description: Serine protease, degrades periplasmic RseA, activating RpoE; multicopy suppressor of prc; periplasmic stress sensor for unfolded or misfolded OMPs
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 37581.02 ---------355 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3382200
Left Intergenic Region

Name: degQ_degS

Length: 89 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3382111

Right_end: 3382199

Centisome: 72.86

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 72.87
Right End: 3383267
Right Intergenic Region

Name: degS_mdh

Length: 62 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 3383268

Right_end: 3383329

Centisome: 72.89

degS is an essential gene. DegS may be anchored to the inner membrane. Mutants have elevated OM vesiculation (McBroom, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII