GenePage for the afuC gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: afuC
EcoGene Accession Number: EG12340
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0264
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0262
Gene Name Mnemonic: Actinobacillus ferric uptake
Alternate Gene Symbols: fbpC; yagC
Description: Predicted ferric iron ABC transporter ATPase; orphan gene in a cryptic defective ABC transporter operon; CP4-6 prophage remnant
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 39058.75 ---------348 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 277756
Left Intergenic Region

Name: mmuM_afuC

Length: 108 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 277648

Right_end: 277755

Centisome: 5.98

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 5.98
Right End: 278802
Right Intergenic Region

Name: afuC_afuB

Length: 11 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 278803

Right_end: 278813

Centisome: 6.01

afuC is in a remnant of an operon that includes the afuB'(fbpB') pseudogene; an afuA(fbpA) ortholog is missing from K-12; afuC is missing its promoter; homologous to an iron-uptake system gene in Actinobacillus. InterPro uses the gene name fbpB, but there is already an fbp gene in K-12.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII