GenePage for the hicA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: hicA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14421
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1431
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4532
Gene Name Mnemonic: hif contiguous (from H. influenzae ortholog)
Alternate Gene Symbols: yncN
Description: mRNA interferase toxin of hicAB TA pair; required for swarming phenotype
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 6781.89 ---------58 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1509286
Left Intergenic Region

Name: yncJ_hicA

Length: 221 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1509065

Right_end: 1509285

Centisome: 32.51

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 32.52
Right End: 1509462
Right Intergenic Region

Name: hicA_hicB

Length: 45 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 1509463

Right_end: 1509507

Centisome: 32.52

HicB is the antitoxin for the adjacent HicA toxin (Jorgensen, 2009).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII