GenePage for the eutS gene of Escherichia coli K-12

Primary Gene Name: eutS
EcoGene Accession Number: EG14192
K-12 Gene Accession Number: ECK2457
MG1655 Gene Identifier: b2462
Gene Name Mnemonic: Ethanolamine utilization
Alternate Gene Symbols: ypfE
Description: Ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment shell protein
  # bp Upstream # bp Downstream
MW: 11649.56 ---------111 aa Pre-Run BlastP UniProt
Pre-Run BlastP NR+Env
Left End: 2575470
Left Intergenic Region

Name: eutP_eutS

Length: 12 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2575458

Right_end: 2575469

Centisome: 55.49

Genomic Address
Counterclockwise
Minute or Centisome (%) = 55.49
Right End: 2575805
Right Intergenic Region

Name: eutS_maeB

Length: 292 bp gap

Orientation: Codirectional-

Left_end: 2575806

Right_end: 2576097

Centisome: 55.49

The eut operon has been characterized in Salmonella. The ethanolamine catabolic microcompartment, also called a carboxysome or metabolosome, is thought to help contain the volatile acetaldehdye intermediate (Penrod, 2006).

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