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Family: Methyltrn_RNA_4 (PF09936)

Summary: SAM-dependent RNA methyltransferase

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This family has a Rossmanoid fold, with a deep trefoil knot in its C-terminal region. It has structural similarity to RNA methyltransferases, and is likely to function as an S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM)-dependent RNA 2'-O methyltransferase [1].

Literature references

  1. Kim do J, Kim HS, Lee SJ, Suh SW;, Proteins. 2009;74:245-249.: Crystal structure of Thermotoga maritima SPOUT superfamily RNA methyltransferase Tm1570 in complex with S-adenosyl-L-methionine. PUBMED:18831037 EPMC:18831037


External database links

This tab holds annotation information from the InterPro database.

InterPro entry IPR019230

This entry represents the C-terminal domain of tRNA (guanine-N(1)-)-methyltransferases. It is also found as the sole domain in a number of functionally uncharacterised proteins. It has a Rossmanoid fold, with a deep trefoil knot in its C-terminal region [PUBMED:18831037].

Domain organisation

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Pfam Clan

This family is a member of clan SPOUT (CL0098), which has the following description:

A distinct class of methylases that includes the SpoU and TrmD superfamilies and two superfamilies of predicted methylases defined by the YbeA and MJ0421 proteins in bacteria and archaea, respectively [1] (PFAM:PF00588 PFAM:PF01746). SPOUT is structurally distinct compared to more classical methyltransferases [1]. More specifically, the members of this clan form alpha/beta knots. Knots are extremely rare in protein structures as they pose a folding problem. The mechanism that allow a domain to be folded as a knot are unclear, but are discussed in [2] and reference therein. All members with known structure form homodimers.

The clan contains the following 11 members:

DUF2122 Methyltrans_RNA Methyltrn_RNA_2 Methyltrn_RNA_3 Methyltrn_RNA_4 RNA_Me_trans SpoU_methylase SPOUT_MTase SPOUT_MTase_2 Trm56 tRNA_m1G_MT

Alignments

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Curation and family details

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Seed source: COGs (COG4752)
Previous IDs: DUF2168;
Type: Family
Author: COGs, Finn RD, Sammut SJ, Eberhardt R
Number in seed: 28
Number in full: 174
Average length of the domain: 181.90 aa
Average identity of full alignment: 45 %
Average coverage of the sequence by the domain: 76.98 %

HMM information View help on HMM parameters

HMM build commands:
build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
Model details:
Parameter Sequence Domain
Gathering cut-off 20.8 20.8
Trusted cut-off 20.8 20.9
Noise cut-off 20.7 20.7
Model length: 185
Family (HMM) version: 4
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Structures

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