GenePage for the emtA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: emtA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13897
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1181
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1193
Gene Name Mnemonic: Endotype membrane-bound transglycosylase
Alternate Gene Symbols: mltE; sltZ; ycgP
Description: Membrane-bound lytic transglycosylase E, lipoprotein; involved in limited murein hydrolysis
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 22226.55 ---------203 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1243180
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ldcA_emtA

Length: 99 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1243081

Right_end: 1243179

Centisome: 26.78

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 26.78
Right End: 1243791
Right Intergenic Region

Name: emtA_ycgR

Length: 1 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1243792

Right_end: 1243792

Centisome: 26.80

EmtA(MltE) is an endolytic transglycosylase and an exolytic transglycosylase that can degrade non-crosslinked murein chains (Lee, 2013). The first 15 aa of EmtA are a type II signal peptide.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII