GenePage for the amiD gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: amiD
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13687
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0858
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0867
Gene Name Mnemonic: Systematic nomenclature
Alternate Gene Symbols: ybjR
Description: 1,6-anhydro-N-acetylmuramyl-L-alanine amidase, Zn-dependent; verified OM lipoprotein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 31072.45 ---------276 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 904913
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ybjQ_amiD

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 904913

Right_end: 904916

Centisome: 19.50

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 19.50
Right End: 905743
Right Intergenic Region

Name: amiD_ybjS

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 905740

Right_end: 905743

Centisome: 19.51

AmiD also cleaves N-acetylmuramyl-L-alanine bonds in murein and muropeptides (Uehara, 2007). The first 16 aa of AmiD are a verified type II signal peptide (Juncker, 2003). AmpD and AmiD are homologous; AmpD has a unique C-terminal domain of unknown function.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII