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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
asrAcid shock-inducible periplasmic protein; Required for growth and/or survival at acidic conditions (pH 4.5). Needed for the adaptation process at pH 4.5 that enables cells to survive at extremely low pH (pH 2.0) (102 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
Putative flagella assembly protein; Acts as a regulator of flagellar gene expression by modulating the protein level of the anti sigma factor FlgM upon sensing ring completion or hook elongation. Flk could inhibit FlgM secretion by acting as a braking system for the flagellar-associated type III secretion (T3S) system. Plays a role in hindering to flip the flagellar T3S specificity switch from the rod and hook-type substrates to filament-type substrates prior to hook-basal body (HBB) completion possibly by preventing interaction of FliK with FlhB (By similarity)
Uncharacterized protein YciW; Putative enzyme; Not classified
annotation not available
Membrane; Outer membrane constituents; Belongs to the Ail/OmpX/PagC/Lom family
annotation not available
Two-component system, ompr family, response regulator rsta; Member of the two-component regulatory system RstB/RstA
Pyrimidine oxygenase, fmn-dependent; Catalyzes the pyrimidine ring opening between N-3 and C-4 by an unusual flavin hydroperoxide-catalyzed mechanism to yield ureidoacrylate peracid. It cleaves pyrmidine rings directly by adding oxygen atoms, making a toxic ureidoacrylate peracid product which can be spontaneously reduced to ureidoacrylate. Requires the flavin reductase RutF to regenerate FMN in vivo. RutF can be substituted by Fre in vitro
Two-component system, ompr family, phosphate regulon response regulator phob; This protein is a positive regulator for the phosphate regulon. Transcription of this operon is positively regulated by PhoB and PhoR when phosphate is limited
DUF1375 domain-containing lipoprotein YceK; To E.coli YidQ
Aromatic carboxylic acid efflux pump subunit aaeb; Forms an efflux pump with AaeA. Could function as a metabolic relief valve, allowing to eliminate certain compounds when they accumulate to high levels in the cell. Substrates are p-hydroxybenzoic acid (pHBA), 6-hydroxy-2-naphthoic and 2-hydroxycinnamate
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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