SUPERFAMILY 1.75 HMM library and genome assignments server

DNA polymerase III chi subunit superfamily

SCOP classification
Root:   SCOP hierarchy in SUPERFAMILY [ 0] (11)
Class:   Alpha and beta proteins (a/b) [ 51349] (147)
Fold:   DNA polymerase III chi subunit [ 102399]
Superfamily:   DNA polymerase III chi subunit [ 102400]
Families:   DNA polymerase III chi subunit [ 102401]

Superfamily statistics
Genomes (932) Uniprot 2014_06 PDB chains (SCOP 1.75)
Domains 934 6,179 1
Proteins 934 6,179 1

Functional annotation
General category Information
Detailed category DNA replication/repair

Function annotation of SCOP domain superfamilies

Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEC levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring phosphorous-containing groups0Least InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Nucleotidyltransferases0Moderately InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)DNA-directed DNA polymerase0InformativeDirect

Document: EC annotation of SCOP domains

InterPro annotation
Cross references IPR007459 SSF102400 Protein matches
Abstract The DNA polymerase III holoenzyme is the polymerase responsible for the replication of the Escherichia coli chromosome. The holoenzyme is composed of the DNA polymerase III core, the sliding clamp, and the DnaX clamp loading complex. The DnaX complex contains either the tau or gamma product of gene dnax, complexed to and to chi psi. Chi forms a 1:1 heterodimer with psi. The chi psi complex functions by increasing the affinity of tau and gamma for allowing a functional clamp-loading complex to form at physiological subunit concentrations. Psi is responsible for the interaction with DnaX (gamma/tau), but psi is insoluble unless it is in a complex with chi [PubMed7494000].

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 DNA polymerase III chi subunit 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 DNA polymerase III chi subunit 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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