GenePage for the bssR gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: bssR
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13479
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0826
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0836
Gene Name Mnemonic: regulator of Biofilm through Signal Secretion
Alternate Gene Symbols: yliH
Description: Repressor of biofilm formation by indole transport regulation; global regulator. e.g. of AI-2 transport and motility genes
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 14535.72 ---------127 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 878248
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rimO_bssR

Length: 212 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 878036

Right_end: 878247

Centisome: 18.92

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 18.92
Right End: 878631
Right Intergenic Region

Name: bssR_yliI

Length: 110 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 878632

Right_end: 878741

Centisome: 18.93

BssR increases Mtr expression and indole import and decreases AcrEF expression and indole export. bssR is induced during biofilm formation. The divergent rimO-bssR operon promoter region binds ArcA and FNR; bssR is repressed by ArcA and activated by FNR (Federowicz, 2014).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII