Summary: RNA-binding, Nab2-type zinc finger
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This is an unusual zinc-finger family, and is represented by fingers 5-7 of Nab2. Nab2 ZnF5-7 are zinc-fingers of the type C-x8-C-x5-C-x3-H. Nab2 ZnFs function in the generation of export-competent mRNPs. Mab2 is a conserved polyadenosine-RNA-binding Zn finger protein required for both mRNA export and polyadenylation regulation and becomes attached to the mRNP after splicing and during or immediately after polyadenylation. The three ZnFs, 5-7, have almost identical folds and, most unusually, associate with one another to form a single coherent structural unit. ZnF5-7 bind to eight consecutive adenines, and chemical shift perturbations identify residues on each finger that interact with RNA .
Brockmann C, Soucek S, Kuhlmann SI, Mills-Lujan K, Kelly SM, Yang JC, Iglesias N, Stutz F, Corbett AH, Neuhaus D, Stewart M;, Structure. 2012;20:1007-1018.: Structural basis for polyadenosine-RNA binding by Nab2 Zn fingers and its function in mRNA nuclear export. PUBMED:22560733 EPMC:22560733
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_880 (release 26.0)|
|Author:||Wood V, Coggill P|
|Number in seed:||83|
|Number in full:||2436|
|Average length of the domain:||18.20 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||38 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||9.42 %|
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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 11927849 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
|Family (HMM) version:||3|
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