Gene Symbol: yhbX
Description: putative EptAB family phosphoethanolamine transferase, inner membrane protein
Alias: ECK3162, JW5534
Species: Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Top Publications

  1. Reynolds C, Kalb S, Cotter R, Raetz C. A phosphoethanolamine transferase specific for the outer 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid residue of Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide. Identification of the eptB gene and Ca2+ hypersensitivity of an eptB deletion mutant. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:21202-11 pubmed
    ..Based on its sequence similarity to EptA(PmrC), we propose that the active site of EptB faces the periplasmic surface of the inner membrane. ..
  2. Kim S, Jia W, Parreira V, Bishop R, Gyles C. Phosphoethanolamine substitution in the lipid A of Escherichia coli O157 : H7 and its association with PmrC. Microbiology. 2006;152:657-66 pubmed
    ..However, PEtN substitution in the lipid A profiles was not detected when putative inner-membrane proteins (YhbX/YbiP/YijP/Ecf3) that show significant similarity with PmrC in amino acid sequence were expressed from high-copy-..