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wcaD gene in Escherichia coli K-12 genome


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wcaD wcaC wcaE wcaB

Gene      
Name: wcaD    Texpresso search in the literature
Synonym(s): ECK2050, G7101, b2056
Genome position(nucleotides): 2129661 <-- 2130878 Genome Browser
Strand: reverse
Sequence: Get nucleotide sequence FastaFormat
GC content %:  
42.04
External database links:  
ASAP:
ABE-0006809
ECHOBASE:
EB3342
ECOLIHUB:
wcaD
OU-MICROARRAY:
b2056
STRING:
511145.b2056
COLOMBOS: wcaD


Product      
Name: putative colanic acid polymerase
Synonym(s): WcaD
Sequence: Get amino acid sequence Fasta Format
Cellular location: inner membrane
Molecular weight: 45.409
Isoelectric point: 10.014
Motif(s):
 
Type Positions Sequence
171 -> 191 TALYFEPAFFALALISIWLSI
108 -> 108 P
117 -> 137 FFYLVVGLVVALAAVEMAQII
204 -> 224 MILAGIILSGSFSGVMTFILF
244 -> 264 PLALISLAVFLVGVVIAFPYI

 

Classification:
Multifun Terms (GenProtEC)  
  1 - metabolism --> 1.6 - biosynthesis of macromolecules (cellular constituents) --> 1.6.2 - colanic acid (M antigen)
Gene Ontology Terms (GO)  
cellular_component GO:0016020 - membrane
GO:0005886 - plasma membrane
GO:0016021 - integral component of membrane
biological_process GO:0009103 - lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process
GO:0046377 - colanic acid metabolic process
GO:0045228 - slime layer polysaccharide biosynthetic process
Note(s): Note(s): ...[more].
Evidence: [IGC] Inferred from genomic context
Reference(s): [1] Stevenson G., et al., 1996
External database links:  
DIP:
DIP-11120N
ECOCYC:
G7101-MONOMER
ECOLIWIKI:
b2056
INTERPRO:
IPR024013
PRIDE:
P71238
REFSEQ:
NP_416560
UNIPROT:
P71238


Operon      
Name: wcaCDEF-gmd-fcl-gmm-wcaI-cpsBG-wcaJ-wzxC         
Operon arrangement:
Transcription unit        Promoter
wcaCDEF-gmd-fcl-gmm-wcaI-cpsBG-wcaJ-wzxC


Elements in the selected gene context region unrelated to any object in RegulonDB      

  Type Name Post Left Post Right Strand Notes Evidence (Confirmed, Strong, Weak) References


Reference(s)    

 [1] Stevenson G., Andrianopoulos K., Hobbs M., Reeves PR., 1996, Organization of the Escherichia coli K-12 gene cluster responsible for production of the extracellular polysaccharide colanic acid., J Bacteriol 178(16):4885-93


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