Summary: RNA recognition motif. (a.k.a. RRM, RBD, or RNP domain)
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RNA recognition motif. (a.k.a. RRM, RBD, or RNP domain) Provide feedback
The RRM motif is probably diagnostic of an RNA binding protein. RRMs are found in a variety of RNA binding proteins, including various hnRNP proteins, proteins implicated in regulation of alternative splicing, and protein components of snRNPs. The motif also appears in a few single stranded DNA binding proteins.
Birney E., Kumar S., Krainer A.R. , Nucleic Acid Res 1993;21:5803-5816.: Analysis of the RNA-recognition motif and RS and RGG domains: conservation in metazoan pre-mRNA splicing factors. PUBMED:8290338 EPMC:8290338
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|SCOOP:||RRM_6 Nup35_RRM_2 DUF4523 DUF4651 RRM_7 RRM_occluded|
|Similarity to PfamA using HHSearch:||RRM_1 Calcipressin Nup35_RRM DUF1866 Limkain-b1 RRM_6 Nup35_RRM_2 RRM_occluded|
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This clan contains families that are related to the RNA recognition motif domains. However, not all these families are RNA binding.
The clan contains the following 17 members:BRAP2 Calcipressin DUF1866 Limkain-b1 Nup35_RRM Nup35_RRM_2 RNA_bind RRM_1 RRM_2 RRM_3 RRM_5 RRM_6 RRM_7 RRM_occluded Smg4_UPF3 Tap-RNA_bind XS
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|Number in seed:||98|
|Number in full:||6100|
|Average length of the domain:||56.10 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||21 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||11.96 %|
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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 80369284 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||2|
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