GenePage for the fetB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fetB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13260
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0485
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0491
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fe transport
Alternate Gene Symbols: ybbM
Description: Iron export ABC transporter permease; peroxide resistance protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 28164.79 ---------259 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 516583
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fetA_fetB

Length: 14 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 516583

Right_end: 516596

Centisome: 11.13

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 11.13
Right End: 517362
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fetB_ybbN

Length: 62 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 517363

Right_end: 517424

Centisome: 11.15

FetAB confers peroxide resistance and exports excess iron; overexpression of FetAB increases peroxide resistance and fetA or fetB mutants are sensitive to peroxide stress (Nicolaou, 2013). FetA is an integral mebrane protein with the C-terminus inside the cytoplasm (Daley, 2005; Nicolaou, 2013).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII