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wcaA colanic acid biosynthesis glucuronosyltransferase WcaA [ Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655 ]

Gene ID: 946570, updated on 6-May-2021

Summary

Gene symbol
wcaA
Gene description
colanic acid biosynthesis glucuronosyltransferase WcaA
Primary source
ASAP:ABE-0006816
Locus tag
b2059
See related
ECOCYC:G7104
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
PROVISIONAL
Organism
Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655 (strain: K-12, substrain: MG1655)
Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacterales; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia
Also known as
ECK2053
Summary
WcaA is believed to be a glycosyl transferase involved in colanic acid synthesis based on sequence similarity and its presence in a putative colanic acid synthesis operon . [More information is available at EcoCyc: G7104].
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Genomic context

Sequence:
NC_000913.3 (2132558..2133397, complement)

NC_000913.3Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene putative colanic acid polymerase Neighboring gene colanic acid biosynthesis galactosyltransferase WcaC Neighboring gene colanic acid biosynthesis acetyltransferase WcaB Neighboring gene protein-tyrosine kinase Wzc Neighboring gene protein-tyrosine phosphatase

General protein information

Preferred Names
colanic acid biosynthesis glucuronosyltransferase WcaA

NCBI Reference Sequences (RefSeq)

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Genome Annotation

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Reference assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000913.3 Reference assembly

    Range
    2132558..2133397 complement
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mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NP_416563.1 colanic acid biosynthesis glucuronosyltransferase WcaA [Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655]

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_416563.1

    Status: PROVISIONAL

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    P77414
    Conserved Domains (1) summary
    TIGR04017
    Location:1279
    WcaA; colanic acid biosynthesis glycosyl transferase WcaA
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