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Clan: IHF-likeDNA-bdg (CL0548)


IHF-like DNA-binding protein superfamily Add an annotation

This superfamily is characterised by being a dimer of identical subunits of a core of four helices in a bundle, partly opened, capped with a beta-sheet. All members appear to be prokaryotic DNA-binding domains.

This clan contains 8 families and the total number of domains in the clan is 23984. The clan was built by P Coggill.


This clan contains the following 8 member families:

Bac_DNA_binding HU-CCDC81_bac_1 HU-CCDC81_bac_2 HU-CCDC81_euk_1 HU-CCDC81_euk_2 HU-DNA_bdg HU-HIG Tra_M

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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
Bac_DNA_binding (PF00216) 19883 (82.9%) View
HU-HIG (PF18291) 1410 (5.9%) View
HU-CCDC81_bac_1 (PF18174) 742 (3.1%) View
HU-CCDC81_bac_2 (PF18175) 641 (2.7%) View
HU-CCDC81_euk_2 (PF18289) 601 (2.5%) View
HU-CCDC81_euk_1 (PF14908) 466 (1.9%) View
HU-DNA_bdg (PF14848) 207 (0.9%) View
Tra_M (PF05261) 34 (0.1%) View
Total: 8 Total: 23984 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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This tree shows the occurrence of the domains in this clan across different species. More...



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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