GenePage for the rhsC gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: rhsC
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10848
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0689
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0700
Gene Name Mnemonic: Recombination hotspot
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Rhs protein with putative toxin domain; putative neighboring cell growth inhibitor
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 157776.35 ---------1397 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 729583
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ybfA_rhsC

Length: 242 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 729341

Right_end: 729582

Centisome: 15.71

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 15.72
Right End: 733776
Right Intergenic Region

Name: rhsC_ybfB

Length: 1 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 733776

Right_end: 733776

Centisome: 15.81

It has been suggested that all Rhs systems are involved in intercellular growth inhibition, suggesting that the Rhs proteins are secreted from E. coli and that the variable C-terminal domains are toxic to neighboring cells when secreted to the outside of the cell (Koskiniemi, 2013).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII