|Gene:||rydC||Accession Numbers: G0-10592 (EcoCyc), b4597, ECK4407|
Superclasses: a regulatory RNA
Hfq binds to RydC in vivo [Zhang03d] and in vitro and stabilizes it [Antal05]. RydC folds into a pseudoknot structure [Zhang03d]; Hfq facilitates unfolding of the pseudoknot and thereby enhances the interaction of RydC with its mRNA target [Bordeau14]. The yejABEF mRNA was found to bind the RydC-Hfq complex [Zhang03d].
A rydC deletion strain has no detectable growth defect, but overexpression of RydC leads to a temperature-sensitive growth defect on minimal medium with glycerol, maltose, or ribose as the carbon source and leads to degradation of yejABEF mRNA [Antal05].
RydC: "RNA of unknown function at X position (10 minute) in the genome"
|Map Position: [1,489,467 <- 1,489,530] (32.1 centisomes)||Length: 64 bp|
|Biological Process:||GO:0035194 - posttranscriptional gene silencing by RNA [Antal05]|
|Molecular Function:||GO:0000499 - base pairing with mRNA
GO:0005515 - protein binding [Antal05]
|MultiFun Terms:||regulation → type of regulation|
Bordeau14: Bordeau V, Felden B (2014). "Curli synthesis and biofilm formation in enteric bacteria are controlled by a dynamic small RNA module made up of a pseudoknot assisted by an RNA chaperone." Nucleic Acids Res 42(7);4682-96. PMID: 24489123
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