Summary: UvrC Helix-hairpin-helix N-terminal
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This domain is found in the C subunits of the bacterial and archaeal UvrABC system which catalyses nucleotide excision repair in a multi-step process. UvrC catalyses the first incision on the fourth or fifth phosphodiester bond 3' and on the eighth phosphodiester bond 5' from the damage that is to be excised . The domain described here is found to the N-terminus of a helix hairpin helix (PF00633) motif and also co-occurs with the PF01541 catalytic domain which is found at the N-terminus of the same proteins.
Verhoeven EE, van Kesteren M, Turner JJ, van der Marel GA, van Boom JH, Moolenaar GF, Goosen N; , Nucleic Acids Res 2002;30:2492-2500.: The C-terminal region of Escherichia coli UvrC contributes to the flexibility of the UvrABC nucleotide excision repair system. PUBMED:12034838 EPMC:12034838
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InterPro entry IPR001162
During the process of Escherichia coli nucleotide excision repair, DNA damage recognition and processing are achieved by the action of the uvrA, uvrB, and uvrC gene products [PUBMED:12034838]. The UvrC proteins contain 4 conserved regions: a domain which interacts with UvrB (Uvr domain), a Helix hairpin Helix (HhH) domain important for 5 prime incision of damage DNA and the homology regions 1 and 2 of unknown function. UvrC homology region 2 is specific for UvrC proteins, whereas UvrC homology region 1 is also shared by few other nucleases.This entry represents the homology region 2, which can be found between the Uvr domain and the C-terminal Helix-hairpin-Helix domain.
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This clan contains DNA repair proteins. In E. coli endonuclease V initiates DNA repair of deaminated DNA bases and has similarity to motifs required for the catalytic activity of the UvrC endonuclease .
The clan contains the following 2 members:Endonuclease_5 UvrC_HhH_N
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_288 (release 18.0)|
|Number in seed:||110|
|Number in full:||4453|
|Average length of the domain:||161.00 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||40 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||26.34 %|
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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:||6|
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