GenePage for the dam gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: dam
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10204
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3374
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3387
Gene Name Mnemonic: DNA adenine methylase
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: DNA-(adenine-N6)-methyltransferase, methylates GATC; role in repair and replication
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 32099.61 ---------278 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3515077
Left Intergenic Region

Name: rpe_dam

Length: 17 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3515060

Right_end: 3515076

Centisome: 75.73

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 75.73
Right End: 3515913
Right Intergenic Region

Name: dam_damX

Length: 106 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3515914

Right_end: 3516019

Centisome: 75.75

Dam is a base flipping enzyme. GATC sites can be visualized as DpnI cut sites.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII