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htpX  -  putative endopeptidase

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK1828, JW1818
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Disease relevance of htpX


High impact information on htpX

  • The htpX gene has been localized at min 40.3 on the chromosome [1].
  • Cells carrying a htpX gene disruption grow well at all temperatures and under all conditions tested and have no apparent phenotype [1].


  1. Isolation, characterization, and sequence of an Escherichia coli heat shock gene, htpX. Kornitzer, D., Teff, D., Altuvia, S., Oppenheim, A.B. J. Bacteriol. (1991) [Pubmed]
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