GenePage for the dapA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: dapA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10205
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2474
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2478
Gene Name Mnemonic: DiAminoPimelate
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Dihydrodipicolinate synthase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 31269.97 ---------292 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2598882
Left Intergenic Region

Name: bamC_dapA

Length: 16 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2598866

Right_end: 2598881

Centisome: 55.99

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 55.99
Right End: 2599760
Right Intergenic Region

Name: dapA_gcvR

Length: 145 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 2599761

Right_end: 2599905

Centisome: 56.01

DapA levels may be influenced by GroES and GroEL. A dapA mutant is not in the Keio collection; DAP auxotrophs require added DAP to grow and since no DAP was added during mutant construction, no auxotrophic mutants were recovered; dapA is not an essential gene (Baba, 2006).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII