GenePage for the dnaX gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: dnaX
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10245
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0464
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0470
Gene Name Mnemonic: DNA
Alternate Gene Symbols: dnaZ
Description: DNA polymerase III holoenzyme, tau and gamma ATPase subunits; gamma chain (aa 1-431) is main subunit of the clamp loader complex
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 71137.74 ---------643 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 492092
Left Intergenic Region

Name: apt_dnaX

Length: 128 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 491964

Right_end: 492091

Centisome: 10.60

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 10.60
Right End: 494023
Right Intergenic Region

Name: dnaX_ybaB

Length: 52 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 494024

Right_end: 494075

Centisome: 10.64

The tau chain is the full length protein. The gamma chain is formed by programmed ribosomal frameshifting at codon 431 to a premature stop codon.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII