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Clan: GME (CL0197)


GME superfamily Add an annotation

This superfamily contains a number of related enzymes such as AstB, peptidyl-arginine deiminase, arginine deiminase and amidinotransferase [1,2].

This clan contains 6 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 15941. The clan was built by A Bateman and H Shirai.

Literature references

  1. Shirai H, Blundell TL, Mizuguchi K; , Trends Biochem Sci 2001;26:465-468.: A novel superfamily of enzymes that catalyze the modification of guanidino groups. PUBMED:11504612 EPMC:11504612
  2. Shirai H, Mizuguchi K; , FEBS Lett 2003;555:505-510.: Prediction of the structure and function of AstA and AstB, the first two enzymes of the arginine succinyltransferase pathway of arginine catabolism. PUBMED:14675764 EPMC:14675764


This clan contains the following 6 member families:

ADI AstB DDAH_eukar eIF-6 PAD PAD_porph

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
PAD_porph (PF04371) 4271 (26.8%) View
ADI (PF02274) 3623 (22.7%) View
DDAH_eukar (PF19420) 3137 (19.7%) View
eIF-6 (PF01912) 2297 (14.4%) View
PAD (PF03068) 1659 (10.4%) View
AstB (PF04996) 954 (6.0%) View
Total: 6 Total: 15941 Clan alignment

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Family relationships

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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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