Summary: Vault protein inter-alpha-trypsin domain
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Inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitors (ITIs) consist of one light chain and a variable set of heavy chains. ITIs play a role in extracellular matrix (ECM) stabilisation and tumour metastasis as well as in plasma protease inhibition . The vault protein inter-alpha-trypsin (VIT) domain described here is found to the N-terminus of a von Willebrand factor type A domain (PF00092) in ITI heavy chains (ITIHs) and their precursors.
Himmelfarb M, Klopocki E, Grube S, Staub E, Klaman I, Hinzmann B, Kristiansen G, Rosenthal A, Durst M, Dahl E; , Cancer Lett 2004;204:69-77.: ITIH5, a novel member of the inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor heavy chain family is downregulated in breast cancer. PUBMED:14744536 EPMC:14744536
Mayne R, Ren ZX, Liu J, Cook T, Carson M, Narayana S;, Biochem Soc Trans. 1999;27:832-835.: VIT-1: the second member of a new branch of the von Willebrand factor A domain superfamily. PUBMED:10830112 EPMC:10830112
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InterPro entry IPR013694
Inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitors (ITIs) consist of one light chain and a variable set of heavy chains. ITIs play a role in extracellular matrix (ECM) stabilisation and tumour metastasis as well as in plasma protease inhibition [PUBMED:14744536]. The vault protein inter-alpha-trypsin (VIT) domain described here is found to the N terminus of a von Willebrand factor type A domain (INTERPRO) in ITI heavy chains (ITIHs) and their precursors.
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This clan represents the conserved barrel domain of the 'cupin' superfamily  ('cupa' is the Latin term for a small barrel). The cupin fold is found in a wide variety of enzymes, but notably contains the non-enzymatic seed storage proteins also.
The clan contains the following 53 members:2OG-Fe_Oxy_2 2OG-FeII_Oxy 2OG-FeII_Oxy_2 2OG-FeII_Oxy_3 2OG-FeII_Oxy_4 2OG-FeII_Oxy_5 3-HAO AraC_binding AraC_binding_2 AraC_N ARD Asp_Arg_Hydrox Auxin_BP CDO_I CENP-C_C CsiD Cupin_1 Cupin_2 Cupin_3 Cupin_4 Cupin_5 Cupin_6 Cupin_7 Cupin_8 dTDP_sugar_isom DUF1255 DUF1479 DUF1498 DUF1637 DUF1971 DUF386 DUF4437 Ectoine_synth EutQ FdtA FTO_NTD GPI HgmA HutD JmjC KduI MannoseP_isomer Ofd1_CTDD Oxygenase-NA PhyH Pirin Pirin_C PMI_typeI Pox_C4_C10 TauD Tet_JBP VIT VIT_2
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|Number in seed:||10|
|Number in full:||116|
|Average length of the domain:||76.80 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||45 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||8.33 %|
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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:||1|
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