GenePage for the folM gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: folM
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13189
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1601
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1606
Gene Name Mnemonic: Folate
Alternate Gene Symbols: ydgB
Description: Dihydromonapterin reductase, tetrahydromonapterin synthesis; NADPH-dependent; dihydrofolate reductase isozyme
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 26348.30 ---------240 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1680976
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ydgI_folM

Length: 36 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1680940

Right_end: 1680975

Centisome: 36.21

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 36.22
Right End: 1681698
Right Intergenic Region

Name: folM_ydgC

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1681695

Right_end: 1681698

Centisome: 36.23

FolX and FolM are involved in the synthesis of tetrahydromonapterin, a major pterin that can exceed folate as an end-product of pterin biosynthesis (Pribat, 2009).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII