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Gene rimM from Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655: 16S rRNA processing protein
Member of NCBI Protein Clusters PRK00122(See COMBREX Page ) (See NCBI page)
NCBI Entrez GeneID 947101
UniProtKB accession
RefSeq Protein accession NP_417099.4 (PROVISIONAL)
Gene Symbol(s)
  • symbol: rimM
  • locus tag: b2608
  • aliases: ECK2605, JW5413, yfjA
Organism Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655 (NCBI TaxID: 511145)
Other Cross References:
  • S
    Structure(s) available in PDB:
  • C
    Gene cloned by a participant in the Protein Structure Initiative (PSI): TargetDB. (To obtain a clone, please contact the PSI:Biology-Materials Repository.)
  • U
    Protein purified by a participant in the Protein Structure Initiative (PSI): TargetDB. (If you are interested in collaborating to obtain the protein, please contact the Northeast Structural Genomics consortium).
  • Protein described in EcoCyc: EG11153
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Source Predicted function(s)
NCBI Protein Cluster Prediction 16S rRNA-processing protein RimM
Source References Functional description
[PMID: 9226267]
[PMID: 9422595]
[PMID: 11514519]
Ribosome maturation factor rimM (source organism: Escherichia coli (strain K12).; strain specific ID: MW100)
Functional Status greenGreen (experimental evidence, uncurated)
GO terms
  • CC: GO:0005737 : cytoplasm : IEA
  • BP: GO:0006364 : rRNA processing : IEA
  • BP: GO:0042274 : ribosomal small subunit biogenesis : IEA
  • BP: GO:0030490 : maturation of SSU-rRNA : IMP
  • MF: GO:0043022 : ribosome binding : IEA
  • CC: GO:0005840 : ribosome : IEA
  • BP: GO:0042254 : ribosome biogenesis : IEA
Domain Structure from CDD
  • PRCH: N/A. Members of this family belong to the broader family of PRC-barrel domain proteins (see Pfam model pfam05239), but a.... (More)
  • rimM: 16S rRNA-processing protein RimM; Provisional
  • RimM: RimM N-terminal domain. The RimM protein is essential for efficient processing of 16S rRNA. The RimM protein was shown t.... (More)

See domain structure on NCBI Conserved Domain Database
Domain structure from Pfam
See domain structure on Pfam Database
Based on the function of this gene, COMBREX predictions were made to the following related genes (mouse over gene symbol for details) [Download ]
rimM (62) , yfjA
The table at right lists genes that may be "functionally linked to" (i.e., participate in a common biological process, or form a protein complex with) the subject gene of this page, as determined by two sequence-independent methods, including phylogenetic profiling and operon membership (determined by OperonDB). (Info.) These linkages may also be viewed graphically using the program VisANT, by clicking on the headers of the table. Note: VisANT requires Java. To install the latest version of Java, see
 phylogenetic profile
rluE23S rRNA U2457 pseudouridine synthase
dadXalanine racemase 2, PLP-binding
nlpDnovel lipoprotein, function unknown
murBUDP-N-acetylenolpyruvoylglucosamine reductase, FAD
priAPrimosome factor n' (replication factor Y)
murCUDP-N-acetylmuramate:L-alanine ligase
macAmacrolide transporter subunit, membrane fusion pro
clpPproteolytic subunit of ClpA-ClpP and ClpX-ClpP ATP
mdtAmultidrug efflux system, subunit A
yhiIpredicted membrane fusion protein (MFP) of efflux
coaDpantetheine-phosphate adenylyltransferase
gyrBDNA gyrase, subunit B
clpXATPase and specificity subunit of ClpX-ClpP ATP-de
xseBexonuclease VII small subunit
rluB23S rRNA pseudouridylate synthase
ygeRnovel lipoprotein, function unknown
mfdtranscription-repair coupling factor
yebApredicted peptidase
mrdAtranspeptidase involved in peptidoglycan synthesis
recNrecombination and repair protein
murAUDP-N-acetylglucosamine 1-carboxyvinyltransferase
mrdBcell wall shape-determining protein
cusBcopper/silver efflux system, membrane fusion prote
queAS-adenosylmethionine:tRNA ribosyltransferase-isome
typAGTP-binding protein
mrcBfused glycosyl transferase and transpeptidase
mdtEmultidrug resistance efflux transporter
ftsItranspeptidase involved in septal peptidoglycan sy
ybhGpredicted membrane fusion protein (MFP) component
rsuA16S rRNA U516 pseudouridine synthase
alralanine racemase 1, PLP-binding, biosynthetic
mtgAbiosynthetic peptidoglycan transglycosylase
acrAmultidrug efflux system
ftsWintegral membrane protein involved in stabilizing
murIglutamate racemase
recGATP-dependent DNA helicase
glmUfused N-acetyl glucosamine-1-phosphate uridyltrans
rluF23S rRNA U2604 pseudouridine synthase
Phenotype Description Expression
Candidate essential gene Identified as essential gene in one or more studies (see references) Knock out
PMID: 13129938
(candidate essential)
PMID: 17700540
(not essential)
PMID: 20029369
(not essential)