GenePage for the folX gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: folX
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14263
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2297
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2303
Gene Name Mnemonic: Folate
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Dihydroneopterin triphosphate epimerase, tetrahydromonapterin synthesis
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 14082.04 ---------120 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2421325
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yfcG_folX

Length: 56 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2421269

Right_end: 2421324

Centisome: 52.16

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 52.17
Right End: 2421687
Right Intergenic Region

Name: folX_yfcH

Length: 20 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 2421688

Right_end: 2421707

Centisome: 52.17

FolX and FolM are involved in the synthesis of tetrahydromonapterin, a major pterin that can exceed folate as an end-product of pterin biosynthesis (Pribat, 2009).

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