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Family: Mem_trans (PF03547)

Summary: Membrane transport protein

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This family includes auxin efflux carrier proteins and other transporter proteins from all domains of life.

External database links

This tab holds annotation information from the InterPro database.

InterPro entry IPR004776

This entry represents a mostly uncharacterised family of membrane transport proteins found in eukaryotes, bacteria and archaea. Most characterised members of this family are the PIN components of auxin efflux systems from plants. These carriers are saturable, auxin-specific, and localized to the basal ends of auxin transport-competent cells [PUBMED:16054428, PUBMED:15564124]. Plants typically posses several of these proteins, each displaying a unique tissue-specific expression pattern. They are expressed in almost all plant tissues including vascular tissues and roots, and influence many processes including the establishment of embryonic polarity, plant growth, apical hook formation in seedlings and the photo- and gravitrophic responses. These plant proteins are typically 600-700 amino acyl residues long and exhibit 8-12 transmembrane segments.

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Domain organisation

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Pfam Clan

This family is a member of clan CPA_AT (CL0064), which has the following description:

This Clan contains transporter proteins that belong to the CPA superfamily and AT superfamily according to TCDB [1].

The clan contains the following 13 members:

Asp-Al_Ex Cons_hypoth698 DUF340 DUF4137 DUF819 DUF897 Glt_symporter KdgT Mem_trans Na_H_antiport_1 Na_H_Exchanger OAD_beta SBF

Alignments

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(2542)
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(1729)
RP55
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RP75
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(25)
Full
(9093)
Representative proteomes NCBI
(7555)
Meta
(2542)
RP15
(820)
RP35
(1729)
RP55
(2289)
RP75
(2760)
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(25)
Full
(9093)
Representative proteomes NCBI
(7555)
Meta
(2542)
RP15
(820)
RP35
(1729)
RP55
(2289)
RP75
(2760)
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Trees

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Curation and family details

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Seed source: TIGRFAMs & Pfam-B_5261 (Release 7.5)
Previous IDs: Auxin_eff;
Type: Family
Author: TIGRFAMs, Griffiths-Jones SR
Number in seed: 25
Number in full: 9093
Average length of the domain: 180.00 aa
Average identity of full alignment: 10 %
Average coverage of the sequence by the domain: 85.92 %

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 25.7 25.7
Trusted cut-off 25.7 25.7
Noise cut-off 25.6 25.6
Model length: 385
Family (HMM) version: 13
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