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  • Description: small RNA

Gene name surA
Essential no
Product small RNA
Function unknown
Gene length 280 bp
Immediate neighbours yndK, yndL
Gene sequence (+200bp)
Genetic context
SurA context.jpg
Expression at a glance   PubMed
SurA expression.png

Categories containing this gene/protein


This gene is a member of the following regulons

The gene

Basic information

  • Locus tag:

Phenotypes of a mutant

Database entries

  • BsubCyc: ?
  • BsubCyc: ?
  • DBTBS entry: no entry
  • SubtiList entry: no entry
  • Structure:

Additional information

Expression and regulation

  • Regulation: induced at the beginning of sporulation (Spo0A) PubMed
  • Regulatory mechanism: Spo0A: unknown, indirect effect, probably via AbrB PubMed
  • Additional information:

Biological materials

  • Mutant:
  • Expression vector:
  • lacZ fusion:

Labs working on this gene/RNA

Your additional remarks


Irnov Irnov, Cynthia M Sharma, Jörg Vogel, Wade C Winkler
Identification of regulatory RNAs in Bacillus subtilis.
Nucleic Acids Res: 2010, 38(19);6637-51
[PubMed:20525796] [] [DOI] (I p)

Jessica M Silvaggi, John B Perkins, Richard Losick
Genes for small, noncoding RNAs under sporulation control in Bacillus subtilis.
J Bacteriol: 2006, 188(2);532-41
[PubMed:16385044] [] [DOI] (P p)