GenePage for the cysE gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: cysE
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10187
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3597
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3607
Gene Name Mnemonic: Cysteine
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Serine acetyltransferase (SAT); first step in cysteine synthesis; feedback inhibited by cysteine; hexameric
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 29316.64 ---------273 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3781741
Left Intergenic Region

Name: trmL_cysE

Length: 52 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 3781689

Right_end: 3781740

Centisome: 81.47

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 81.47
Right End: 3782562
Right Intergenic Region

Name: cysE_gpsA

Length: 79 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3782563

Right_end: 3782641

Centisome: 81.49

CysE forms a bienzyme complex with the CysK cysteine synthase A. CysE contains 13 hexapeptide repeats. The cysX gene downstream of cysE is the reverse complement of trmL and is probably not a real gene (Tei, 1990).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII