Summary: Ring hydroxylating alpha subunit (catalytic domain)
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This family is the catalytic domain of aromatic-ring- hydroxylating dioxygenase systems. The active site contains a non-heme ferrous ion coordinated by three ligands.
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InterPro entry IPR015879Aromatic ring hydroxylating dioxygenases are multicomponent 1,2-dioxygenase complexes that convert closed-ring structures to non-aromatic cis-diols [PUBMED:1885518]. The complex has both hydroxylase and electron transfer components. The hydroxylase component is itself composed of two subunits: an alpha-subunit of about 50 kDa, and a beta-subunit of about 20 kDa. The electron transfer component is either composed of two subunits: a ferredoxin and a ferredoxin reductase or by a single bifunctional ferredoxin/reductase subunit. Sequence analysis of hydroxylase subunits of ring hydroxylating systems (including toluene, benzene and napthalene 1,2-dioxygenases) suggests they are derived from a common ancestor [PUBMED:1885518]. The alpha-subunit binds both a Rieske-like 2Fe-2S cluster and an iron atom: conserved Cys and His residues in the N-terminal region may provide 2Fe-2S ligands, while conserved His and Tyr residues may coordinate the iron. The beta subunit may be responsible for the substrate specificity of the dioxygenase system [PUBMED:1885518]. This entry represents the conserved C-terminal domain found in the alpha subunit of aromatic-ring-hydroxylating dioxygenases.
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The Bet_V_I family is composed of sequences related to the major Birch (Betula verrucose) pollen antigen Betv1. This allergen is known to cause hayfever, dermatitis, asthma and occasionally anaphylactic shock. The other families in this clan share the same structure as Betv1 which is composed of antiparallel beta sheets and alpha helices. There is a cavity between the beta sheet and a long C terminal helix. The cavity appears to play roles in the binding of lipid molecules  which seems a common feature of the families in this clan.
The clan contains the following 14 members:AHSA1 Aromatic_hydrox Bet_v_1 COXG DUF1857 DUF2505 DUF3074 DUF3211 DUF3284 IP_trans Polyketide_cyc Polyketide_cyc2 Ring_hydroxyl_A START
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_407 (release 3.0)|
|Number in seed:||128|
|Number in full:||4563|
|Average length of the domain:||206.60 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||16 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||58.44 %|
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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:||14|
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