Summary: HicB family
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This family consists of several bacterial HicB related proteins. The function of HicB is unknown although it is thought to be involved in pilus formation. It has been speculated that HicB performs a function antagonistic to that of pili and yet is necessary for invasion of certain niches .
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InterPro entry IPR008651This family consists of several bacterial HicB related proteins. The function of HicB is unknown although it is thought to be involved in pilus formation. It has been speculated that HicB performs a function antagonistic to that of pili and yet is necessary for invasion of certain niches [PUBMED:9721313].
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This superfamily contains the MetJ and Arc repressors that feature a ribbon-helix-helix DNA-binding motif with the beta-ribbon located in and recognising the major groove of operator DNA .
The clan contains the following 21 members:Arc CcdA DUF1662 DUF1778 DUF2191 DUF2610 DUF3423 DUF3924 HicB MetJ Omega_Repress ParD ParG PSK_trans_fac RelB RepB-RCR_reg RHH_1 RHH_2 RHH_3 RHH_4 TraY
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_6090 (release 8.0)|
|Number in seed:||24|
|Number in full:||1200|
|Average length of the domain:||48.00 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||32 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||43.10 %|
|HMM build commands:||
build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||7|
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