STRING protein interaction network
Network nodes represent proteins
splice isoforms or post-translational modifications are collapsed, i.e. each node represents all the proteins produced by a single, protein-coding gene locus.
Node Color
colored nodes:
query proteins and first shell of interactors
white nodes:
second shell of interactors
Node Content
empty nodes:
proteins of unknown 3D structure
filled nodes:
some 3D structure is known or predicted
Edges represent protein-protein associations
associations are meant to be specific and meaningful, i.e. proteins jointly contribute to a shared function; this does not necessarily mean they are physically binding to each other.
Known Interactions
from curated databases
experimentally determined
Predicted Interactions
gene neighborhood
gene fusions
gene co-occurrence
protein homology
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Gene Fusion
fepERegulator of length of o-antigen component of lipopolysaccharide chains; Part of the ferric enterobactin transport system (377 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
Enterobactin synthase multienzyme complex component, atp-dependent; Activates the carboxylate group of L-serine via ATP-dependent PPi exchange reactions to the aminoacyladenylate, preparing that molecule for the final stages of enterobactin synthesis. Holo-EntF acts as the catalyst for the formation of the three amide and three ester bonds present in the cyclic (2,3-dihydroxybenzoyl)serine trimer enterobactin, using seryladenylate and acyl-holo-EntB (acylated with 2,3-dihydroxybenzoate by EntE)
Curlin subunit, amyloid curli fibers, cryptic; Curlin is the structural subunit of the curli fimbriae. Curli are coiled surface structures that assemble preferentially at growth temperatures below 37 degrees Celsius. Curli can bind to fibronectin
Uncharacterized protein YobB; Putative enzyme; Not classified
Curlin nucleator protein, minor subunit in curli complex; Curlin is the structural subunit of the curli fimbriae. Curli are coiled surface structures that assemble preferentially at growth temperatures below 37 degrees Celsius. Curli can bind to fibronectin. The minor subunit is the nucleation component of curlin monomers. Coexpression of cellulose and thin aggregative fimbriae (curli fimbrae or fibers) leads to a hydrophobic network with tightly packed cells embedded in a highly inert matrix that confers cohesion, elasticity and tissue-like properties to colonies
Dna transformation protein and related proteins; Induces low levels of natural DNA uptake by inducing transcription of the competence genes (the CRP-S regulon) required for DNA transformation. Induction of the CRP-S regulon also requires Sxy- activated promoter (CRP-S), cAMP receptor protein (CRP) and cAMP . Induces CRP-S site-containing genes which are involved in genome maintenance and transcription or encoding transposases and toxin-antitoxin pairs
Putative prepilin peptidase-dependent protein; Not yet known
Putative colanic acid polymerase; Putative enzyme; Phage-related functions and prophages
Part of the binding-protein-dependent transport system for ferric enterobactin. Probably responsible for energy coupling to the transport system
Curli production assembly/transport component csgf; May be involved in the biogenesis of curli organelles
Enterobactin/ferrienterobactin esterase; Upon internalization, ferric enterobactin is processed via an exquisitely specific pathway that is dependent on FES activity, making iron available for metabolic use
Your Current Organism:
Escherichia coli K12 MG1655
NCBI taxonomy Id: 511145
Other names: E. coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli K12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli MG1655, Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli str. K12 substr. MG1655, Escherichia coli str. MG1655, Escherichia coli strain MG1655
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