GenePage for the mcaS gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: mcaS
EcoGene Accession Number: EG31143
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1336
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b4426
Gene Name Mnemonic: Multi-cellular adhesive sRNA
Alternate Gene Symbols: IS061; isrA
Description: Motility and biofilm regulator
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 31171.55 ---------96 nt Pre-Run BlastN
Left End: 1405656
Left Intergenic Region

Name: abgR_mcaS

Length: 6 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 1405650

Right_end: 1405655

Centisome: 30.28

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 30.28
Right End: 1405751
Right Intergenic Region

Name: mcaS_smrA

Length: 227 bp gap

Orientation: Divergent

Left_end: 1405752

Right_end: 1405978

Centisome: 30.29

High levels of the McaS sRNA repress csgD, activate flhD and regulate pgaA, leading to increased biofilm formation (Jørgensen, 2012; Thomason, 2012).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII