Gene Symbol mrdA
Entrez Gene 945240
Alt Symbol ECK0628, JW0630, pbpA
Species Escherichia coli
Gene Type protein-coding
Description penicillin-binding protein 2, transpeptidase involved in peptidoglycan synthesis
Other Description -
Swissprots P0AD65 P08150
Accessions AAC73736 NP_415168
Function Cell wall formation; PBP-2 is responsible for the determination of the rod shape of the cell. It synthesizes cross- linked peptidoglycan from lipid intermediates. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:1103132}.
Subcellular Location Cell inner membrane {ECO:0000269|PubMed:1103132}; Single-pass membrane protein {ECO:0000269|PubMed:1103132}.
Top Pathways Peptidoglycan biosynthesis, beta-Lactam resistance