GenePage for the envZ gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: envZ
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10269
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3391
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3404
Gene Name Mnemonic: Envelope
Alternate Gene Symbols: cpr; ompB; perA; tpo
Description: Osmosensor histidine protein kinase/phosphatase; regulates production of outer membrane proteins; dimeric
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 50334.06 ---------450 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3534516
Left Intergenic Region

Name: pck_envZ

Length: 75 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 3534441

Right_end: 3534515

Centisome: 76.15

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 76.15
Right End: 3535868
Right Intergenic Region

Name: envZ_ompR

Length: 4 bp overlap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3535865

Right_end: 3535868

Centisome: 76.18

Mutations in envZ have increased motility in the presence of high [NaCl], which normally suppresses motility (Girgis, 2007). The cognate response regulator for EnvZ is OmpR.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII