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HutD from Pseudomonas fluorescens SBW25 is a component of the histidine uptake and utilisation operon. HutD is operonic with the well characterised repressor protein HutC. Genetic analysis using transcriptional fusions (lacZ) and deletion mutants shows that hutD is necessary to maintain fitness in environments replete with histidine. Evidence outlined by Zhang & Rainey (2007) suggests that HutD functions as a governor that sets an upper bound on the level of hut operon transcription . The mechanistic basis is unknown, but in silico molecular docking studies based on the crystal structure of PA5104 (HutD from Pseudomonas aeruginosa) show that urocanate (the first breakdown product of histidine) docks with the active site of HutD.
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InterPro entry IPR010282
This entry contains proteins of unknown function, which include HutD from Pseudomonas fluorescens and Ves from Escherichia coli K12.
HutD from P. fluorescens is a component of the histidine uptake and utilisation operon. HutD is operonic with the well characterised repressor protein HutC. Genetic analysis using transcriptional fusions (lacZ) and deletion mutants shows that hutD is necessary to maintain fitness in environments replete with histidine. HutD probably sets an upper bound on the level of hut operon transcription [PUBMED:17717196]. The mechanistic basis is unknown, but in silico molecular docking studies based on the crystal structure of HutD from Pseudomonas aeruginosa show that urocanate (the first breakdown product of histidine) docks with the active site of HutD.
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This clan represents the conserved barrel domain of the 'cupin' superfamily  ('cupa' is the Latin term for a small barrel). The cupin fold is found in a wide variety of enzymes, but notably contains the non-enzymatic seed storage proteins also.
The clan contains the following 53 members:2OG-Fe_Oxy_2 2OG-FeII_Oxy 2OG-FeII_Oxy_2 2OG-FeII_Oxy_3 2OG-FeII_Oxy_4 2OG-FeII_Oxy_5 3-HAO AraC_binding AraC_binding_2 AraC_N ARD Asp_Arg_Hydrox Auxin_BP CDO_I CENP-C_C CsiD Cupin_1 Cupin_2 Cupin_3 Cupin_4 Cupin_5 Cupin_6 Cupin_7 Cupin_8 dTDP_sugar_isom DUF1255 DUF1479 DUF1498 DUF1637 DUF1971 DUF386 DUF4437 Ectoine_synth EutQ FdtA FTO_NTD GPI HgmA HutD JmjC KduI MannoseP_isomer Ofd1_CTDD Oxygenase-NA PhyH Pirin Pirin_C PMI_typeI Pox_C4_C10 TauD Tet_JBP VIT VIT_2
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_5160 (release 9.0)|
|Author:||Moxon SJ, Rainey P|
|Number in seed:||106|
|Number in full:||985|
|Average length of the domain:||176.70 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||33 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||90.44 %|
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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:||6|
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