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37  structures 84  species 3  interactions 604  sequences 39  architectures

Clan: Triple_B_spiral (CL0674)


Triple beta spiral Add an annotation

This superfamily includes repeats that adopt a triple beta spiral structure [1]. These repeats are found in viral proteins. In adenoviruses they are found in the trimeric fibres responsible for receptor attachment.

This clan contains 2 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 604. The clan was built by A Bateman.

Literature references

  1. van Raaij MJ, Mitraki A, Lavigne G, Cusack S; , Nature 1999;401:935-938.: A triple beta-spiral in the adenovirus fibre shaft reveals a new structural motif for a fibrous protein. PUBMED:10553913 EPMC:10553913


This clan contains the following 2 member families:

Adeno_shaft Av_adeno_fibre

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Domain organisation

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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
Adeno_shaft (PF00608) 540 (89.4%) View
Av_adeno_fibre (PF06536) 64 (10.6%) View
Total: 2 Total: 604 Clan alignment

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Family relationships

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Species distribution

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There are 3 interactions for this clan. More...

Interacting families
Adeno_shaft Adeno_shaft
Av_adeno_fibre Av_adeno_fibre


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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