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399  structures 8142  species 3  interactions 30978  sequences 177  architectures

Clan: Phospoesterase (CL0171)


inositol polyphosphate 1 phosphatase like superfamily Add an annotation

Members of this clan show metal-dependent / lithium sensitive phosphomonoesterase activity. The clan includes inositol polyphosphate 1 phosphatase and fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase [1].

This clan contains 3 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 30978. The clan was built by A Bateman.

Literature references

  1. York JD, Ponder JW, Majerus PW; , Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1995;92:5149-5153.: Definition of a metal-dependent/Li(+)-inhibited phosphomonoesterase protein family based upon a conserved three-dimensional core structure. PUBMED:7761465 EPMC:7761465


This clan contains the following 3 member families:

FBPase FBPase_glpX Inositol_P

External database links

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
Inositol_P (PF00459) 22319 (72.0%) View
FBPase (PF00316) 5176 (16.7%) View
FBPase_glpX (PF03320) 3483 (11.2%) View
Total: 3 Total: 30978 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
FBPase FBPase
FBPase_glpX FBPase_glpX
Inositol_P Inositol_P


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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