I. Information of IME
ICEberg ID240_IME
Name Tn4451 This IME is derived from experimental literature
OrganismClostridium perfringens
Size (bp)6338 bp
GC content [Genome] (%)
Insertion siteNumerous sites (GA)
Species that IME can be transferred to-
Nucleotide SequenceU15027 (complete IME sequence in this contig)
Putative oriT region -
Putative relaxase coordinates: 5028..6293; Gene: tnpZ;  Family:  MOBV

II. IME interaction with ICE/CIME/Plasmids

The Interaction Network among ICE/IME/CIME/plasmid

Detailed Informatioin of the Interaction Network
# IME  Inter_Ele [Type] Methods Donors Recipients Exper_Ref 
1Tn4451 RP4 [IncP plasmid] experimentalin trans Escherichia coli Escherichia coli 9660983

experimental This is an interactioin derived from experimental literature

The graph information of Tn4451 components from U15027
Complete gene list of Tn4451 from U15027
#GeneCoordinates [+/-], size (bp) Product *Reannotation 
1tnpX352..2475 [+], 2124TnpXIntegrase 
2tnpV2400..2771 [+], 372TnpV
3catP2953..3576 [+], 624CatPAR 
4tnpY3825..4847 [+], 1023TnpY
5tnpZ5028..6293 [+], 1266TnpZRelaxase 
6tnpW6413..6601 [+], 189TnpW
integrase Gene may contribute to site-specific recombination
conjugation Gene may play role in conjugative transfer
virulence  Gene may be involved in adaptative function

ElementNo. of sequencesDownload
Nucleotide sequences1Fasta
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