UniProt functional annotation for P0AEX9

UniProt code: P0AEX9.

Organism: Escherichia coli (strain K12).
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia.
 
Function: Involved in the high-affinity maltose membrane transport system MalEFGK. Initial receptor for the active transport of and chemotaxis toward maltooligosaccharides.
 
Subcellular location: Periplasm.
Induction: Permanently repressed by cold shock in a PNPase- dependent fashion. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:14527658}.
Similarity: Belongs to the bacterial solute-binding protein 1 family. {ECO:0000305}.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.