Gene Symbol: yciF
Description: putative rubrerythrin/ferritin-like metal-binding protein
Alias: ECK1252, JW1250
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655
Ibanez Ruiz M, Robbe Saule V, Hermant D, Labrude S, Norel F. Identification of RpoS (sigma(S))-regulated genes in Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium. J Bacteriol. 2000;182:5749-56 pubmed
..Ten insertions mapped in nine open reading frames of unknown function (yciF, yehY, yhjY, yncC, yjgB, yahO, ygaU, ycgB, and yeaG) appear to be novel members of the RpoS regulon...
Prouty A, Brodsky I, Manos J, Belas R, Falkow S, Gunn J. Transcriptional regulation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium genes by bile. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2004;41:177-85 pubmed
..Two bile-regulated proteins, YciF and PagC, were identified by 2-D gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry fingerprinting...
Weber H, Polen T, Heuveling J, Wendisch V, Hengge R. Genome-wide analysis of the general stress response network in Escherichia coli: sigmaS-dependent genes, promoters, and sigma factor selectivity. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:1591-603 pubmed
..Thus, not only the expression of genes within a regulatory network but also the architecture of the network itself can be subject to regulation. ..
Weber A, Kögl S, Jung K. Time-dependent proteome alterations under osmotic stress during aerobic and anaerobic growth in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol. 2006;188:7165-75 pubmed
..Eleven additional proteins (OtsB, YceI, YciE, YciF, YgaU, YjbJ, AcnA, MetL, PoxB, Ssb, and YhbO) were induced by osmotic stress imposed by NaCl...
Yoshida T, Ueguchi C, Yamada H, Mizuno T. Function of the Escherichia coli nucleoid protein, H-NS: molecular analysis of a subset of proteins whose expression is enhanced in a hns deletion mutant. Mol Gen Genet. 1993;237:113-22 pubmed
..Furthermore, H-NS appeared to exhibit relatively strong affinity for the putative promoter sequences in vitro. These results are compatible with the hypothesis that H-NS functions as a transcriptional repressor. ..
Tahara S, Mehta A, Rosato Y. Proteins induced by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. passiflorae with leaf extract of the host plant (Passiflorae edulis). Proteomics. 2003;3:95-102 pubmed
..An inorganic pyrophosphatase and a hypothetical protein that showed similarity to the yciF gene of Salmonella thyphimurium were up-regulated in MMP.
Liu D, Zhao Y, Fan X, Sun Y, Fox R. Escherichia coli stress protein YciF: expression, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2004;60:2389-90 pubmed
The Escherichia coli stress protein YciF was overexpressed and purified by three chromatographic steps. Crystals were obtained using ammonium sulfate as a precipitant. The YciF protein crystals diffracted beyond 2...
Hindupur A, Liu D, Zhao Y, Bellamy H, White M, Fox R. The crystal structure of the E. coli stress protein YciF. Protein Sci. 2006;15:2605-11 pubmed
b>YciF is a protein that is up-regulated when bacteria experience stress conditions, and is highly conserved in a range of bacterial species. YciF has no known structure or biochemical function...
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. ..