GenePage for the fecB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fecB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10287
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK4280
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4290
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ferric citrate
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Ferric citrate ABC transporter periplasmic binding protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 33146.35 ---------300 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 4513406
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fecC_fecB

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4513406

Right_end: 4513409

Centisome: 97.24

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 97.24
Right End: 4514308
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fecB_fecA

Length: 44 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 4514309

Right_end: 4514352

Centisome: 97.26

The Fec iron uptake and transmembrane signaling diferric dicitrate substrate [Fe(3+) citrate]2, is more simply referred to as ferric citrate (Braun, 2005). The first 21 aa of FecB predicted to be a type I signal peptide.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII