Gene Symbol: araJ
Description: L-arabinose-inducible putative transporter, MFS family
Alias: ECK0390, JW0386
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Lucht J, Boos W, Bremer E. Alignment of genes from the 9-minute region (araJ to tsx) of the Escherichia coli K-12 linkage map to the physical map. J Bacteriol. 1992;174:1709-10 pubmed
  2. Reeder T, Schleif R. Mapping, sequence, and apparent lack of function of araJ, a gene of the Escherichia coli arabinose regulon. J Bacteriol. 1991;173:7765-71 pubmed
    ..sequencing, and study of the physiological role of the fourth arabinose-inducible operon from Escherichia coli, araJ. It is located at 9 min on the chromosome and codes for a single 42-kDa protein that shows no significant homology ..
  3. Hendrickson W, Stoner C, Schleif R. Characterization of the Escherichia coli araFGH and araJ promoters. J Mol Biol. 1990;215:497-510 pubmed
    ..This promoter is now named araPJ (araJ). The DNA sequence of the fragment containing the araFGH promoter was determined...
  4. Kosiba B, Schleif R. Arabinose-inducible promoter from Escherichia coli. Its cloning from chromosomal DNA, identification as the araFG promoter and sequence. J Mol Biol. 1982;156:53-66 pubmed
  5. Ross J, Gryczynski U, Schleif R. Mutational analysis of residue roles in AraC function. J Mol Biol. 2003;328:85-93 pubmed
    ..Although the side-chain of residue 15 interacts directly with arabinose bound to the N-terminal dimerization domain, the properties of mutant F15L indicate that this mutation increases the affinity of the arm for the DNA-binding domain. ..