GenePage for the fixB gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: fixB
EcoGene Accession Number: EG11563
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0043
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0042
Gene Name Mnemonic: Fixation
Alternate Gene Symbols: yaaR
Description: Required for anaerobic carnitine reduction
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 33513.16 ---------313 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 43188
Left Intergenic Region

Name: fixA_fixB

Length: 14 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 43174

Right_end: 43187

Centisome: 0.93

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 0.93
Right End: 44129
Right Intergenic Region

Name: fixB_fixC

Length: 50 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 44130

Right_end: 44179

Centisome: 0.95

Although E. coli does not fix nitrogen, the E. coli fixABCX genes were named for their similarity to the Azorhizobium caulinodans and Rhizobium meliloti fix genes (Eichler, 1995).

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII