GenePage for the hupB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: hupB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG10467
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0434
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0440
Gene Name Mnemonic: HU protein
Alternate Gene Symbols: dpeA; hopD
Description: Histone-like protein HU-beta, HU-1
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
Verified Start MW: 9225.58 ---------90 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 461451
Left Intergenic Region

Name: lon_hupB

Length: 208 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 461243

Right_end: 461450

Centisome: 9.94

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 9.94
Right End: 461723
Right Intergenic Region

Name: hupB_ppiD

Length: 191 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 461724

Right_end: 461914

Centisome: 9.95

HU concentration in the cell determines the mechanical effect; flexible bends responsible for compaction occur at concentrations <100nM, while increased concentrations result in the formation of a rigid nucleoprotein filament and no significant concentration. Binds TrxA (Kumar, 2004).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII