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531  structures 19092  species 28  interactions 96763  sequences 467  architectures

Clan: Gal_mutarotase (CL0103)


Galactose Mutarotase-like superfamily Add an annotation

This clan is composed of a beta-sandwich that was first observed in domain 5 of beta-galactosidase, then as the central domain of copper amine oxidase, the C-terminal domain of chondroitinase, the C-terminal domain of hyaluronate lyase, the N-terminal domain of maltose phosphorylase and in Galactose Mutarotase [1]. All these enzymes act on a sugar substrate.

This clan contains 11 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 96763. The clan was built by A Bateman.

Literature references

  1. Thoden JB, Holden HM; , J Biol Chem 2002;277:20854-20861.: High resolution X-ray structure of galactose mutarotase from Lactococcus lactis. PUBMED:11907040 EPMC:11907040


This clan contains the following 11 member families:

Aldose_epim Bgal_small_N DUF4432 Gal_mutarotas_2 Glyco_hyd_65N_2 Glyco_hydro_38C Glyco_hydro_65N Lyase_8 MdoG Rhamnogal_lyase YidC_periplas

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Domain organisation

Below is a listing of the unique domain organisations or architectures from this clan. More...

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The table below shows the number of occurrences of each domain throughout the sequence database. More...

Pfam family Num. domains Alignment
Aldose_epim (PF01263) 31872 (32.9%) View
Glyco_hydro_38C (PF07748) 9975 (10.3%) View
Glyco_hydro_65N (PF03636) 9022 (9.3%) View
Bgal_small_N (PF02929) 8925 (9.2%) View
YidC_periplas (PF14849) 8216 (8.5%) View
MdoG (PF04349) 7682 (7.9%) View
Gal_mutarotas_2 (PF13802) 7531 (7.8%) View
Lyase_8 (PF02278) 7384 (7.6%) View
DUF4432 (PF14486) 3146 (3.3%) View
Glyco_hyd_65N_2 (PF14498) 2684 (2.8%) View
Rhamnogal_lyase (PF06045) 326 (0.3%) View
Total: 11 Total: 96763 Clan alignment

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Family relationships

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Species distribution

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For those sequences which have a structure in the Protein DataBank, we use the mapping between UniProt, PDB and Pfam coordinate systems from the MSD group, to allow us to map Pfam domains onto UniProt three-dimensional structures. The table below shows the mapping between the Pfam families in this clan, the corresponding UniProt entries, and the region of the three-dimensional structures that are available for that sequence.

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