Summary: SAP domain
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The SAP (after SAF-A/B, Acinus and PIAS) motif is a putative DNA/RNA binding domain found in diverse nuclear and cytoplasmic proteins.
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|Similarity to PfamA using HHSearch:||Rho_N Ish1 HeH|
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InterPro entry IPR003034
The SAP (after SAF-A/B, Acinus and PIAS) motif is a putative DNA binding domain found in diverse nuclear proteins involved in chromosomal organisation [PUBMED:10694879], including in apoptosis [PUBMED:10490026]. In yeast, SAP is found in the most distal N-terminal region of E3 SUMO-protein ligase SIZ1, where it is involved in nuclear localization [PUBMED:16109721].
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|Molecular function||nucleic acid binding (GO:0003676)|
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|Number in seed:||182|
|Number in full:||2887|
|Average length of the domain:||34.30 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||34 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||5.81 %|
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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||22|
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