Gene Symbol: eamB
Description: cysteine and O-acetylserine exporter
Alias: ECK2576, JW2562, yfiK
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Vrljic M, Garg J, Bellmann A, Wachi S, Freudl R, Malecki M, et al. The LysE superfamily: topology of the lysine exporter LysE of Corynebacterium glutamicum, a paradyme for a novel superfamily of transmembrane solute translocators. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol. 1999;1:327-36 pubmed
    ..Functionally characterized members of the LysE superfamily export L-lysine, cadmium and possibly quarternary amines. We suggest that LysE superfamily members will prove to catalyze export of a variety of biologically important solutes. ..
  2. Yamada S, Awano N, Inubushi K, Maeda E, Nakamori S, Nishino K, et al. Effect of drug transporter genes on cysteine export and overproduction in Escherichia coli. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:4735-42 pubmed
    ..In addition to YdeD and YfiK, which have been reported previously as L-cysteine exporter proteins in E...
  3. Franke I, Resch A, Dassler T, Maier T, Bock A. YfiK from Escherichia coli promotes export of O-acetylserine and cysteine. J Bacteriol. 2003;185:1161-6 pubmed
    b>yfiK was discovered as a gene augmenting cysteine production when it was overexpressed in an industrial Escherichia coli production strain...
  4. Eggeling L, Sahm H. New ubiquitous translocators: amino acid export by Corynebacterium glutamicum and Escherichia coli. Arch Microbiol. 2003;180:155-60 pubmed
    ..BrnFE in C. glutamicum is a two-component permease exporting branched-chained amino acids from the cell, and an orthologue in B. subtilis exports 4-azaleucine. ..