GenePage for the eutL gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: eutL
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14171
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2434
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2439
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ethanolamine utilization
Alternate Gene Symbols: yffJ
Description: Ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment shell protein; forms a 2-dimensional protein membrane
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 22787.86 ---------219 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2555741
Left Intergenic Region

Name: eutK_eutL

Length: 12 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2555729

Right_end: 2555740

Centisome: 55.06

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 55.06
Right End: 2556400
Right Intergenic Region

Name: eutL_eutC

Length: 9 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2556401

Right_end: 2556409

Centisome: 55.08

eutL has been characterized in (Brinsmade, 2005). The ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment, also called a carboxysome or metabolosome, is thought to help contain the volatile acetaldehdye intermediate (Penrod, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII