Summary: Kinetochore Sim4 complex subunit FTA2
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Fission yeast has three kinetochore protein complexes. Two complexes, Sim4 and Ndc80-MIND-Spc7 (NMS), are constitutive components, whereas the third complex, DASH, is transiently associated with kinetochores only in mitosis and is required for precise chromosome segregation. The Sim4 complex functions as a loading dock for the DASH complex. Sim4 consists of a number of different proteins including Ftas 1-7 and Dad1 . The equivalent higher eukaryotic protein is CENP-P. The centromere, which is the basic element of chromosome inheritance, is epigenetically determined in mammals. CENP-A, the centromere-specific histone H3 variant, assembles an array of nucleosomes and it is this that seems to be the prime candidate for specifying centromere identity. CENP-A nucleosomes directly recruit a proximal CENP-A nucleosome associated complex (NAC) comprised of CENP-M, CENP-N and CENP-T, CENP-U(50), CENP-C and CENP-H. Assembly of the CENP-A NAC at centromeres is dependent on CENP-M, CENP-N and CENP-T. Additionally, there are seven other subunits which make up the CENP-A-nucleosome distal (CAD) centromere, CENP-K, CENP-L, CENP-O, CENP-P, CENP-Q, CENP-R and CENP-S, also assembling on the CENP-A NAC .
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Fission yeast has three kinetochore protein complexes. Two complexes, Sim4 and Ndc80-MIND-Spc7 (NMS), are constitutive components, whereas the third complex, DASH, is transiently associated with kinetochores only in mitosis and is required for precise chromosome segregation. The Sim4 complex functions as a loading dock for the DASH complex. Sim4 consists of a number of different proteins including Ftas 1-7 and Dad1 [PUBMED:16079914].
This entry represents Fta2.
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|Seed source:||Wood V|
|Number in seed:||12|
|Number in full:||182|
|Average length of the domain:||203.10 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||25 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||63.77 %|
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