GenePage for the ecpR gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: ecpR
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14324
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0293
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0294
Gene Name Mnemonic: E. coli common pilus
Alternate Gene Symbols: matA; ykgK
Description: Putative transcriptional regulator for the ecp operon
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 23273.75 ---------196 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 310746
Left Intergenic Region

Name: ecpA_ecpR

Length: 74 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 310672

Right_end: 310745

Centisome: 6.69

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 6.69
Right End: 311336
Right Intergenic Region

Name: ecpR_ykgL

Length: 775 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 311337

Right_end: 312111

Centisome: 6.71

The O18ac:K1:H7 NMEC ecpRAB(matABC) genes are required for E. coli common pilus (Mat fimbria) formation when cloned in K-12; ecpR(matA) mRNA was detected in K-12, but not ecpAB(matBC) mRNA (Pouttu, 2001). LuxR family.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII