Summary: Tymovirus coat protein
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In molecular biology, the Tymovirus coat protein refers to the protein coat of a virus order, named Tymovirales. More specifically this protein signature is found only in coat proteins from the related tymoviruses. The coat protein (CP) is also known as the virion protein. The virus coat is composed of 180 copies of the coat protein arranged in an icosahedral shell.
Fundamentally, the viral coat protein functions as protection for the genetic material inside the virus, and as an aid to infecting the host cell with virus DNA. Essentially, the coat protein (CP) is a link between the genetic material and infecting the host. Since the genetic material in the virus consists of RNA the coat protein contains RNA binding sites. Additionally, the coat protein contains conserved histadine amino acid residues which help the virus to spread.
- Bink HH, Pleij CW (2002). "RNA-protein interactions in spherical viruses.". Arch Virol 147 (12): 2261–79. doi:10.1007/s00705-002-0891-6. PMID 12491096.
- Canady MA, Larson SB, Day J, McPherson A (1996). "Crystal structure of turnip yellow mosaic virus.". Nat Struct Biol 3 (9): 771–81. doi:10.1038/nsb0996-771. PMID 8784351.
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InterPro entry IPR000574This signature is found in coat proteins from the related tymoviruses. The coat protein is also known as the virion protein. The virus coat is composed of 180 copies of the coat protein arranged in an icosahedral shell.
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|Cellular component||viral capsid (GO:0019028)|
|Molecular function||structural molecule activity (GO:0005198)|
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The clan contains a set of viral coat protein families and peptidase A6. The only known peptidase activity is an autolytic cleavage releasing a 44-residue C-terminal fragment. The reaction is very slow and only occurs within the assembled virion. There is debate whether this is actually a true peptidase. The virion with these coat or capsid proteins are icosahedral viruses containing sixty triangular coat protein units, each unit consisting of three proteins. The coat protein consists of two subdomains, an eight-stranded beta-barrel on the surface and a three-helix bundle on the inner face.
The clan contains the following 18 members:Astro_capsid_N Birna_VP2 Bromo_coat Calici_coat Capsid-VNN Circo_capsid Como_LCP CRPV_capsid Cucumo_coat Luteo_coat Nepo_coat Peptidase_A21 Peptidase_A6 Rhv SP2 TT_ORF1 Tymo_coat Viral_coat
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_1429 (release 2.1)|
|Author:||Finn RD, Bateman A|
|Number in seed:||1|
|Number in full:||224|
|Average length of the domain:||159.90 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||34 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||47.20 %|
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search method: hmmsearch -Z 80369284 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
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