GenePage for the dkgA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: dkgA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13015
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3004
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3012
Gene Name Mnemonic: DiKetoGluconate
Alternate Gene Symbols: yqhE
Description: 2,5-diketo-D-gluconate reductase A; 2-methylacetoacetate reductase, NADPH-dependent; beta-keto ester reductase; glyoxal reductase
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 31109.64 ---------275 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3156623
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yqhD_dkgA

Length: 104 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3156519

Right_end: 3156622

Centisome: 68.00

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 68.01
Right End: 3157450
Right Intergenic Region

Name: dkgA_yqhG

Length: 199 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 3157451

Right_end: 3157649

Centisome: 68.02

DkgA(YqhE) has moderate glyoxal reductase activity and weak glycolaldehyde reductase activity; deletion of dkgA(yqhE) does not increase sensitivity to glyoxal, glycolaldehyde or methylglyoxal (Lee, 2013).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII