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Clan: Beta-tent (CL0080)


Beta-tent fold Add an annotation

This clan contains TCTP, Mss4 and SelR families [1]. The common fold of members of this superfamily has been termed the beta-tent fold [2]. This fold contains two four stranded antiparallel beta sheets. These are oriented at right angles and pinned together at their tip by a zinc ion [2].

This clan contains 7 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 44062. The clan was built by A Bateman.

Literature references

  1. Thaw P, Baxter NJ, Hounslow AM, Price C, Waltho JP, Craven CJ; , Nat Struct Biol 2001;8:701-704.: Structure of TCTP reveals unexpected relationship with guanine nucleotide-free chaperones. PUBMED:11473261 EPMC:11473261
  2. Lupas AN, Zhu H, Korycinski M;, PLoS Comput Biol. 2015;11:e1004023.: The thalidomide-binding domain of cereblon defines the CULT domain family and is a new member of the beta-tent fold. PUBMED:25569776 EPMC:25569776


This clan contains the following 7 member families:

GFA Mss4 NTP_transf_9 RIG-I_C-RD SelR TCTP Yippee-Mis18

External database links

Domain organisation

Below is a listing of the unique domain organisations or architectures from this clan. More...

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The table below shows the number of occurrences of each domain throughout the sequence database. More...

Pfam family Num. domains Alignment
GFA (PF04828) 14974 (34.0%) View
SelR (PF01641) 12736 (28.9%) View
Yippee-Mis18 (PF03226) 6337 (14.4%) View
NTP_transf_9 (PF04248) 5528 (12.5%) View
TCTP (PF00838) 2373 (5.4%) View
RIG-I_C-RD (PF11648) 1339 (3.0%) View
Mss4 (PF04421) 775 (1.8%) View
Total: 7 Total: 44062 Clan alignment

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Family relationships

This diagram shows the relationships between members of this clan. More...

Species distribution

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For those sequences which have a structure in the Protein DataBank, we use the mapping between UniProt, PDB and Pfam coordinate systems from the MSD group, to allow us to map Pfam domains onto UniProt three-dimensional structures. The table below shows the mapping between the Pfam families in this clan, the corresponding UniProt entries, and the region of the three-dimensional structures that are available for that sequence.

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