Summary: T4 bacteriophage base plate protein
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T4 bacteriophage base plate protein Provide feedback
This protein is found in viruses. Proteins in this family are typically between 208 to 249 amino acids in length. This protein has a single completely conserved residue S that may be functionally important. This family includes the two base plate proteins in T4 bacteriophages. These are gp51 and gp26, encoded by late genes.
Scarlato V, Storlazzi A, Gargano S, Cascino A;, Virology. 1989;171:475-483.: Bacteriophage T4 late gene expression: overlapping promoters direct divergent transcription of the base plate gene cluster. PUBMED:2763463 EPMC:2763463
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InterPro entry IPR024364
Proteins in this family are found in T4-like viruses. They have a single completely conserved residue S that may be functionally important. The family includes the two base plate proteins from bacteriophage T4: Gp51 and Gp26, encoded by late genes [PUBMED:2763463].
Gp26 is a structural component of central hub of the baseplate. It associates with Gp25 (tail lysozyme) in the assembly process.
Gp51 is essential for the formation of the central hub of the phage baseplate, playing a catalytic role for the central hub formation. It may be also a structural component of the hub.
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|Seed source:||PFAM-B_3861 (release 23.0)|
|Author:||Assefa S, Gavin OL|
|Number in seed:||18|
|Number in full:||225|
|Average length of the domain:||189.90 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||23 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||89.88 %|
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search method: hmmsearch -Z 80369284 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||4|
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