I. Information of IME
ICEberg ID244_IME
Name Tn5520 This IME is derived from experimental literature
OrganismBacteroides fragilis LV23
Size (bp)4692 bp
GC content [Genome] (%)
Insertion siteAT-rich regions
Species that IME can be transferred to-
Nucleotide SequenceAF038866.2 (complete IME sequence in this GenBank file)
Putative oriT region coordinates: 2321..2391;   oriTDB id:  200007
Putative relaxase coordinates: 2496..3863; Gene: bmpH;  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 
1Tn5520 R751 [IncP plasmid] experimentalin trans Escherichia coli Escherichia coli 10198023

experimental This is an interactioin derived from experimental literature

The graph information of Tn5520 components from AF038866
Complete gene list of Tn5520 from AF038866
#GeneCoordinates [+/-], size (bp) Product *Reannotation 
1bipH268..1500 [+], 1233transposaseIntegrase 
2bmpH2496..3863 [+], 1368mobilization protein BmpHRelaxase 
integrase Gene may contribute to site-specific recombination
conjugation Gene may play role in conjugative transfer

ElementNo. of sequencesDownload
Nucleotide sequences1Fasta
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