Gene Symbol: xapB
Description: xanthosine transporter
Alias: ECK2400, JW2397
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Nørholm M, Dandanell G. Specificity and topology of the Escherichia coli xanthosine permease, a representative of the NHS subfamily of the major facilitator superfamily. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:4900-4 pubmed
    The specificity of XapB permease was compared with that of the known nucleoside transporters NupG and NupC...
  2. Seeger C, Poulsen C, Dandanell G. Identification and characterization of genes (xapA, xapB, and xapR) involved in xanthosine catabolism in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 1995;177:5506-16 pubmed
    ..One of the genes (xapA) encodes xanthosine phosphorylase. The second gene, named xapB, encodes a polypeptide that shows strong similarity to the nucleoside transport protein NupG...