GenePage for the ftsP gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ftsP
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11376
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3008
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3017
Gene Name Mnemonic: Filamentation, temperature sensitive
Alternate Gene Symbols: sufI; sui; ygiJ(S.t.)
Description: Septal ring component that protects the divisome from stress; multicopy suppressor of ftsI(Ts)
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 51858.17 ---------470 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3161257
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ygiQ_ftsP

Length: 110 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3161147

Right_end: 3161256

Centisome: 68.10

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 68.11
Right End: 3162669
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ftsP_plsC

Length: 74 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3162670

Right_end: 3162743

Centisome: 68.14

SufI localizes to the septal ring in the dividing cell (Tarry (2009). Verified Tat substrate: SufI has a Tat/Sec (Class II) 27 aa signal peptide (Tullman-Ercek, 2007). Overproduction of SufI titrates out the Tat translocon and mimics a tatC mutation. Multicopper oxidase homolog.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII