GenePage for the caiF gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: caiF
EcoGene Accession Number: EG13451
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK0035
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b0034
Gene Name Mnemonic: Carnitine inducible
Alternate Gene Symbols: None
Description: Transcriptional activator of cai operon
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 15436.16 ---------131 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 34300
Left Intergenic Region

Name: carB_caiF

Length: 261 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional+

Left_end: 34039

Right_end: 34299

Centisome: 0.73

Genomic Address
Clockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 0.74
Right End: 34695
Right Intergenic Region

Name: caiF_caiE

Length: 85 bp gap

Orientation: Convergent

Left_end: 34696

Right_end: 34780

Centisome: 0.75

A 59 aa ORF yaaV (EG12706) was previously annotated upstream of caiF. yaaV has also been reported as a pseudogene, but the allelic variation, lack of homologs, rare codons, map position and poor RBS indicate it is not a gene and it has been removed.

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BamHI EcoRI HindIII