GenePage for the betA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: betA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10109
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0309
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0311
Gene Name Mnemonic: Betaine
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Choline dehydrogenase, oxygen-dependent; bet genes confer protection against osmotic stress by making the osmoprotectant glycine betaine from choline
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 61877.59 ---------556 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 325577
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ykgH_betA

Length: 212 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 325365

Right_end: 325576

Centisome: 7.01

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 7.01
Right End: 327247
Right Intergenic Region

Name: betA_betB

Length: 13 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 327248

Right_end: 327260

Centisome: 7.05

The bet genes are induced by choline, oxygen, and osmotic stress. ArcA regulon.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII