GenePage for the cfa gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: cfa
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11531
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1657
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1661
Gene Name Mnemonic: Cyclopropane fatty acid
Alternate Gene Symbols: cdfA
Description: Cyclopropane fatty acid synthase; CFA lipid modification is required for acid resistance in early stationary phase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 43909.00 ---------382 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1741413
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ydhC_cfa

Length: 290 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1741123

Right_end: 1741412

Centisome: 37.51

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 37.52
Right End: 1742561
Right Intergenic Region

Name: cfa_ribC

Length: 39 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1742562

Right_end: 1742600

Centisome: 37.54

Cfa binds a bicarbonate ion that is involved in catalysis. RpoS regulon. Overexpression causes abnormal biofilm architecture.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII