Gene Symbol: ybaB
Description: DNA-binding protein, putative nucleoid-associated protein
Alias: ECK0465, JW0460, efbC
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655
Yeung T, Mullin D, Chen K, Craig E, Bardwell J, Walker J. Sequence and expression of the Escherichia coli recR locus. J Bacteriol. 1990;172:6042-7 pubmed
..By maxicell analysis, it was determined that both orf12 and recR are translated. ..
Lim K, Tempczyk A, Parsons J, Bonander N, Toedt J, Kelman Z, et al
. Crystal structure of YbaB from Haemophilus influenzae (HI0442), a protein of unknown function coexpressed with the recombinational DNA repair protein RecR. Proteins. 2003;50:375-9 pubmed publisher
Mahdi A, Lloyd R. The recR locus of Escherichia coli K-12: molecular cloning, DNA sequencing and identification of the gene product. Nucleic Acids Res. 1989;17:6781-94 pubmed
..It encodes a polypeptide with a predicted molecular weight of 21,965 Daltons that migrates on SDS gels as a 26 kDa protein. The first gene of the operon encodes a polypeptide of 12,015 daltons. Its function is not known. ..
Rezuchova B, Miticka H, Homerova D, Roberts M, Kormanec J. New members of the Escherichia coli sigmaE regulon identified by a two-plasmid system. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2003;225:1-7 pubmed
..tufA, recR), phospholipid and lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis (psd, lpxP), signal transduction (sixA), proposed inner or outer membrane proteins (bacA, sbmA, smpA, yeaY), and proteins with unknown function (ybaB, yaiW, yiiS, yiiT, yfeY).
Flower A, McHenry C. The adjacent dnaZ and dnaX genes of Escherichia coli are contained within one continuous open reading frame. Nucleic Acids Res. 1986;14:8091-101 pubmed
..Both the promoters and ribosome binding sites are predicted to be weak, perhaps contributing to the low expression of these genes. ..
Balasubramanian S, Schneider T, Gerstein M, Regan L. Proteomics of Mycoplasma genitalium: identification and characterization of unannotated and atypical proteins in a small model genome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000;28:3075-82 pubmed
..Several of these proteins are highly conserved from mycoplasma to man. Further information about target selection and CD results is available at http://bioinfo.mbb.yale.edu/genome ..
Cooley A, Riley S, Kral K, Miller M, DeMoll E, Fried M, et al
. DNA-binding by Haemophilus influenzae and Escherichia coli YbaB, members of a widely-distributed bacterial protein family. BMC Microbiol. 2009;9:137 pubmed publisher
Genes orthologous to the ybaB loci of Escherichia coli and Haemophilus influenzae are widely distributed among eubacteria. Several years ago, the three-dimensional structures of the YbaB orthologs of both E. coli and H...