GenePage for the hcaB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: hcaB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13459
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2538
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2541
Gene Name Mnemonic: Hydrocinnamic acid
Alternate Gene Symbols: phdD; yfhX
Description: 3-Phenylpropionate-dihydrodiol dehydrogenase; hca genes catabolize 3-phenylpropionate and cinnamic acid, feeding the products into the the mhp pathway
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 28499.60 ---------270 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2671225
Left Intergenic Region

Name: hcaC_hcaB

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2671225

Right_end: 2671228

Centisome: 57.55

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 57.55
Right End: 2672037
Right Intergenic Region

Name: hcaB_hcaD

Length: 9 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2672038

Right_end: 2672046

Centisome: 57.57

Hydrocinnamic acid is a synonym for 3-phenylpropionic acid. HcaB is also called 2,3-dihydroxy-2,3-dihydrophenylpropionate dehydrogenase. HcaB also likely has cinnamic acid-dihydrodiol dehydrogenase activity.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII