GenePage for the chiA gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: chiA
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11237
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK3325
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b3338
Gene Name Mnemonic: Chitin
Alternate Gene Symbols: yheB
Description: Periplasmic endochitinase/lysozyme, Hns-repressible
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 97057.67 ---------897 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 3467160
Left Intergenic Region

Name: bfd_chiA

Length: 168 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3466992

Right_end: 3467159

Centisome: 74.69

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 74.70
Right End: 3469853
Right Intergenic Region

Name: chiA_tufA

Length: 291 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 3469854

Right_end: 3470144

Centisome: 74.75

The first 24 aa of ChiA are predicted to be a type I signal peptide.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII