GenePage for the fixA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fixA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11562
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0042
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0041
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fixation
Alternate Gene Symbols: yaaQ
Description: Required for anaerobic carnitine reduction
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 27143.77 ---------256 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 42403
Left Intergenic Region

Name: caiT_fixA

Length: 471 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 41932

Right_end: 42402

Centisome: 0.90

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 0.91
Right End: 43173
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fixA_fixB

Length: 14 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 43174

Right_end: 43187

Centisome: 0.93

Although E. coli does not fix nitrogen, the E. coli fixABCX genes were named for their similarity to the Azorhizobium caulinodans and Rhizobium meliloti fix genes (Eichler, 1995).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII