Gene Symbol: yciB
Description: IspA family inner membrane protein
Alias: ECK1248, JW1246, ispA, ispZ
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Stoltzfus A, Leslie J, Milkman R. Molecular evolution of the Escherichia coli chromosome. I. Analysis of structure and natural variation in a previously uncharacterized region between trp and tonB. Genetics. 1988;120:345-58 pubmed
    ..The effects of genetic recombination between strains, recently found to be significant on a large scale in E. coli, are also apparent in the region between trp and tonB. ..
  2. Hong M, Gleason Y, Wyckoff E, Payne S. Identification of two Shigella flexneri chromosomal loci involved in intercellular spreading. Infect Immun. 1998;66:4700-10 pubmed
    ..flexneri. The mutant with the insertion at 28 min was interrupted in the same open reading frame as S. flexneri ispA. This ispA mutant could not form plaques and was defective in bacterial septation inside tissue culture cells.
  3. Niba E, Naka Y, Nagase M, Mori H, Kitakawa M. A genome-wide approach to identify the genes involved in biofilm formation in E. coli. DNA Res. 2007;14:237-46 pubmed publisher
    ..of the nine mutants of function-unknown genes indicated that some of them, such as yfgA that genetically interacts with a periplasmic chaperone gene surA together with yciB and yciM, might be required for the integrity of outer membrane.
  4. Li G, Kitakawa M. Retraction: Topological analysis and functional study of the inner membrane protein YciB in Escherichia coli. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;: pubmed
  5. Badaluddin N, Kitakawa M. Escherichia coli inner membrane protein YciB interacts with ZipA that is important for cell division. Genes Cells. 2015;20:956-65 pubmed publisher
    ..A deletion mutant of yciB (ΔyciB) is shorter in the cell length compared to wild type and, in contrast, over-expression of yciB causes ..
  6. Mac S om in R, Nakata N, Murai T, Yoshikawa M, Tsuji H, Sasakawa C. Identification and characterization of ispA, a Shigella flexneri chromosomal gene essential for normal in vivo cell division and intracellular spreading. Mol Microbiol. 1996;19:599-609 pubmed
    ..Sequencing of Tn10-flanking DNA revealed that the mutated gene, designated ispA (intracellular septation), was equivalent to a previously sequenced but uncharacterised gene of Escherichia coli ..