SUPERFAMILY 1.75 HMM library and genome assignments server

GlpP-like superfamily

SCOP classification
Root:   SCOP hierarchy in SUPERFAMILY [ 0] (11)
Class:   Alpha and beta proteins (a/b) [ 51349] (147)
Fold:   TIM beta/alpha-barrel [ 51350] (33)
Superfamily:   GlpP-like [ 110391]
Families:   GlpP-like [ 110392]

Superfamily statistics
Genomes (426) Uniprot 2014_06 PDB chains (SCOP 1.75)
Domains 496 0 1
Proteins 496 0 1

Functional annotation
General category Regulation
Detailed category DNA-binding

Function annotation of SCOP domain superfamilies

InterPro annotation
Cross references IPR006699 SSF110391 Protein matches

Glycerol enters bacterial cells via facilitated diffusion, an energy-independent transport process catalysed by the glycerol transport facilitator GlpF, an integral membrane protein of the aquaporin family. Intracellular glycerol is usually converted to glycerol-3-P in an ATP-requiring phosphorylation reaction catalysed by glycerol kinase (GlpK). Glycerol-3-P, the inducer of the glpFK operon, is not a substrate for GlpF and hence remains entrapped in the cell where it is metabolized further. In some bacterial species, for example Bacillus subtilis, glycerol-3-P activates the antiterminator GlpP [PubMed1809833]. In Bacillus subtilis, glpF and glpK are organised in an operon followed by the glycerol-3-P dehydrogenase-encoding glpD gene and preceded by glpP coding for an antiterminator regulating the expression of glpFK, glpD and glpTQ. Their induction requires the inducer glycerol-3-P, which activates the antiterminator GlpP by allowing it to bind to the leader region of glpD and presumably also of glpFK and glpTQ mRNAs.

InterPro database

PDBeMotif information about ligands, sequence and structure motifs
Cross references PDB entries
Ligand binding statistics
Nucleic-acid binding statistics
Occurrence of secondary structure elements
Occurrence of small 3D structural motifs

PDBeMotif resource

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Internal database links

Browse genome assignments for this superfamily. The SUPERFAMILY hidden Markov model library has been used to carry out SCOP domain assignments to all genomes at the superfamily level.

Alignments of sequences to 1 models in this superfamily are available by clicking on the 'Alignments' icon above. PDB sequences less than 40% identical are shown by default, but any other sequence(s) may be aligned. Select PDB sequences, genome sequences, or paste in or upload your own sequences.

Browse and view proteins in genomes which have different domain combinations including a GlpP-like domain.

Examine the distribution of domain superfamilies, or families, across the major taxonomic kingdoms or genomes within a kingdom. This gives an immediate impression of how superfamilies, or families, are restricted to certain kingdoms of life.

Explore domain occurrence network where nodes represent genomes and edges are domain architectures (shared between genomes) containing the superfamily of interest.

There are 1 hidden Markov models representing the GlpP-like superfamily. Information on how the models are built, and plots showing hydrophobicity, match emmission probabilities and insertion/deletion probabilities can be inspected.

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