Summary: RuvA N terminal domain
The Pfam group coordinates the annotation of Pfam families in Wikipedia, but we have not yet assigned a Wikipedia article to this family. If you think that a particular Wikipedia article provides good annotation, please let us know.
RuvA N terminal domain Provide feedback
The N terminal domain of RuvA has an OB-fold structure. This domain forms the RuvA tetramer contacts .
Rafferty JB, Sedelnikova SE, Hargreaves D, Artymiuk PJ, Baker PJ, Sharples GJ, Mahdi AA, Lloyd RG, Rice DW; , Science 1996;274:415-421.: Crystal structure of DNA recombination protein RuvA and a model for its binding to the Holliday junction. PUBMED:8832889 EPMC:8832889
External database links
This tab holds annotation information from the InterPro database.
InterPro entry IPR013849
In prokaryotes, RuvA, RuvB, and RuvC process the universal DNA intermediate of homologous recombination, termed Holliday junction. The tetrameric DNA helicase RuvA specifically binds to the Holliday junction and facilitates the isomerization of the junction from the stacked folded configuration to the square-planar structure [PUBMED:12408833]. In the RuvA tetramer, each subunit consists of three domains, I, II and III, where I and II form the major core that is responsible for Holliday junction binding and base pair rearrangements of Holliday junction executed at the crossover point, whereas domain III regulates branch migration through direct contact with RuvB.
This entry represents domain I of RuvA, which has an OB-fold structure. This domain forms the RuvA tetramer contacts [PUBMED:8832889].
The mapping between Pfam and Gene Ontology is provided by InterPro. If you use this data please cite InterPro.
|Molecular function||ATP binding (GO:0005524)|
|four-way junction helicase activity (GO:0009378)|
|Biological process||DNA repair (GO:0006281)|
|DNA recombination (GO:0006310)|
- the number of sequences which exhibit this architecture
a textual description of the architecture, e.g. Gla, EGF x 2, Trypsin.
This example describes an architecture with one
Gladomain, followed by two consecutive
EGFdomains, and finally a single
- the UniProt description of the protein sequence
- the number of residues in the sequence
- the Pfam graphic itself.
Loading domain graphics...
The OB (oligonucleotide/oligosaccharide binding) was defined by Murzin . The common part of the OB-fold, has a five-stranded beta-sheet coiled to form a closed beta-barrel. This barrel is capped by an alpha-helix located between the third and fourth strands .
The clan contains the following 49 members:BOF CSD DNA_ligase_OB DUF2110 DUF223 DUF3127 EFP eIF-1a eIF-5a EutN_CcmL EXOSC1 mRNA_cap_C OB_aCoA_assoc OB_NTP_bind OB_RNB PCB_OB Phage_DNA_bind POT1 RecO_N RecO_N_2 Rep-A_N Rep_fac-A_3 REPA_OB_2 Rho_RNA_bind Ribosom_S12_S23 Ribosomal_L2 Ribosomal_S17 RNA_pol_Rbc25 RNA_pol_Rpb8 RNA_pol_RpbG RsgA_N RuvA_N S1 S1-like S1_2 SSB SSL_OB Stn1 TEBP_beta Ten1 Ten1_2 TOBE TOBE_2 TOBE_3 TRAM tRNA_anti-codon tRNA_anti-like tRNA_anti_2 tRNA_bind
We make a range of alignments for each Pfam-A family:
- the curated alignment from which the HMM for the family is built
- the alignment generated by searching the sequence database using the HMM
- Representative Proteomes (RPs) at 15%, 35%, 55% and 75% co-membership thresholds
- alignment generated by searching the NCBI sequence database using the family HMM
- alignment generated by searching the metagenomics sequence database using the family HMM
You can see the alignments as HTML or in three different sequence viewers:
- Pfam viewer
- an HTML-based viewer that uses DAS to retrieve alignment fragments on request
1Cannot generate PP/Heatmap alignments for seeds; no PP data available
Key: available, not generated, — not available.
Format an alignment
If you find these logos useful in your own work, please consider citing the following article:
Note: You can also download the data file for the tree.
Curation and family details
|Seed source:||Sarah Teichmann|
|Author:||Bateman A, Finn RD|
|Number in seed:||947|
|Number in full:||18665|
|Average length of the domain:||61.20 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||42 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||30.63 %|
|HMM build commands:||
build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 80369284 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||17|
|Download:||download the raw HMM for this family|
Weight segments by...
Change the size of the sunburst
selected sequences to HMM
a FASTA-format file
- 0 sequences
- 0 species
How the sunburst is generated
Colouring and labels
Anomalies in the taxonomy tree
Missing taxonomic levels
Unmapped species names
Too many species/sequences
The tree shows the occurrence of this domain across different species. More...
You can use the tree controls to manipulate how the interactive tree is displayed:
- show/hide the summary boxes
- highlight species that are represented in the seed alignment
- expand/collapse the tree or expand it to a given depth
- select a sub-tree or a set of species within the tree and view them graphically or as an alignment
- save a plain text representation of the tree
There are 4 interactions for this family. More...
We determine these interactions using iPfam, which considers the interactions between residues in three-dimensional protein structures and maps those interactions back to Pfam families. You can find more information about the iPfam algorithm in the journal article that accompanies the website.
For those sequences which have a structure in the Protein DataBank, we use the mapping between UniProt, PDB and Pfam coordinate systems from the PDBe group, to allow us to map Pfam domains onto UniProt sequences and three-dimensional protein structures. The table below shows the structures on which the RuvA_N domain has been found. There are 26 instances of this domain found in the PDB. Note that there may be multiple copies of the domain in a single PDB structure, since many structures contain multiple copies of the same protein seqence.
Loading structure mapping...