Product cytoplasmic memb.protein, 13.6-kDa
|cytoplasmic memb.protein, 13.6-kDa|
|leu zipper motif|
|cell division protein|
cytoplasmic amino terminus, single memb-spanning segment, periplasmic carboxy terminus; essential for cell div. Null gives long filaments, growth cessation, and lysis. Leu zipper motif => protein dimerization. Recruited and assembles at the septum.
- Guzman, L., J.J. Barondess, J.R. Beckwith 1992. FtsL, an essential cytoplasmic membrane protein involved in cell division in Escherichia coli. J.Bacteriol. 174:7716-7728
- Hale, C.A., P.A. de Boer 2002. ZipA is required for recruitment of FtsK, FtsQ, FtsL, and FtsN to the septal ring in Escherichia coli. J.Bacteriol. 184:2552-2556