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Family: APOBEC2 (PF18772)

Summary: APOBEC2

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APOBEC2 is a highly conserved (slow-evolving) family of AID/APOBECs found in most vertebrates including cartilaginous fishes. APOBEC2 is poorly understood in terms of their molecular functions and substrate specificity [1].

Literature references

  1. Krishnan A, Iyer LM, Holland SJ, Boehm T, Aravind L;, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018;115:E3201.: Diversification of AID/APOBEC-like deaminases in metazoa: multiplicity of clades and widespread roles in immunity. PUBMED:29555751 EPMC:29555751


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Pfam Clan

This family is a member of clan CDA (CL0109), which has the following description:

This clan contains both free nucleotide and nucleic acid deaminases that act on adenosine, cytosine, guanine and cytidine, and are collectively known as the deaminase superfamily. The conserved fold consists of a three-layered alpha/beta/alpha structure with 3 helices and 4 strands in the 2134 order [1,2].This superfamily is further divided into two major divisions based on the presence of a helix (helix-4) that renders the terminal strands (strands 4 and 5) either parallel to each other in its presence, or anti-parallel in its absence [2]. Structurally, the deaminase-like fold is present in four other superfamilies including the JAB-like metalloproteins, the C-terminal AICAR transformylase-catalyzing domains of PurH, Tm1506 and the formate dehydrogenase accessory subunit FdhD. The active site of the deaminases is composed of three residues that coordinate a zinc ion between conserved helices 2 and 3. The residues are typically found as [HCD]xE and CxxC motifs at the beginning of helices 2 and 3. The zinc ion activates a water molecule, which forms a tetrahderal intermediate with the carbon atom that is linked to the amine group. This is followed by deamination of the base.

The clan contains the following 33 members:

A_deamin AICARFT_IMPCHas AID APOBEC1 APOBEC2 APOBEC3 APOBEC4 APOBEC4_like APOBEC_C APOBEC_N Bd3614-deam DAAD dCMP_cyt_deam_1 dCMP_cyt_deam_2 DYW_deaminase FdhD-NarQ Inv-AAD LmjF365940-deam LpxI_C MafB19-deam NAD1 NAD2 OTT_1508_deam Pput2613-deam SCP1201-deam SNAD1 SNAD2 SNAD3 SNAD4 TM1506 Toxin-deaminase XOO_2897-deam YwqJ-deaminase

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Seed source: Iyer LM
Previous IDs: none
Type: Family
Sequence Ontology: SO:0100021
Author: Iyer LM , Aravind L , Burroughs AM , El-Gebali S
Number in seed: 45
Number in full: 198
Average length of the domain: 168.00 aa
Average identity of full alignment: 51 %
Average coverage of the sequence by the domain: 69.97 %

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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 45638612 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
Model details:
Parameter Sequence Domain
Gathering cut-off 26.8 26.8
Trusted cut-off 26.8 26.8
Noise cut-off 26.7 26.7
Model length: 175
Family (HMM) version: 1
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Structures

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