GenePage for the cheA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: cheA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10146
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK1889
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b1888
Gene Name Mnemonic: Chemotaxis
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Histidine protein kinase sensor of chemotactic response; CheY is cognate response regulator; autophosphorylating
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 71382.39 ---------654 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 1973360
Left Intergenic Region

Name: cheW_cheA

Length: 20 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1973340

Right_end: 1973359

Centisome: 42.51

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 42.51
Right End: 1975324
Right Intergenic Region

Name: cheA_motB

Length: 4 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 1975325

Right_end: 1975328

Centisome: 42.56

CheA is required for polar localization of CheZ. CheAS (CheA-short) is a short form of full-length CheA (also known as CheAL for CheA-long) translated using an internal start at codon 98. Fla regulon.

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