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Clan: FtsL (CL0225)


FtsL-like superfamily Add an annotation

This clan includes two proteins that are known to interact, FtsL and DivIC which are part of a trimeric complex with DivIB [2]. DivIC and FtsL are bacterial proteins essential for cell division.

This clan contains 2 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 6384. The clan was built by A Bateman.

Literature references

  1. Sievers J, Errington J; , Mol Microbiol 2000;36:846-855.: The Bacillus subtilis cell division protein FtsL localizes to sites of septation and interacts with DivIC. PUBMED:10844672 EPMC:10844672
  2. Noirclerc-Savoye M, Le Gouellec A, Morlot C, Dideberg O, Vernet T, Zapun A; , Mol Microbiol. 2005;55:413-424.: In vitro reconstitution of a trimeric complex of DivIB, DivIC and FtsL, and their transient co-localization at the division site in Streptococcus pneumoniae. PUBMED:15659160 EPMC:15659160


This clan contains the following 2 member families:

DivIC FtsL

Domain organisation

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Pfam family Num. domains Alignment
DivIC (PF04977) 4922 (77.1%) View
FtsL (PF04999) 1462 (22.9%) View
Total: 2 Total: 6384 Clan alignment

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Family relationships

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Species distribution

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