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Keyword - ANK repeat (KW-0040)

Definition

Protein containing at least one ANK repeat, a conserved domain of approximately 33 amino acids, that was originally identified in ankyrin. It has been described as an L-shaped structure consisting of a beta-hairpin and two alpha-helices. Many ankyrin repeat regions are known to function as protein-protein interaction domains.

Synonyms

  • ANK motif
  • Ankyrin repeat

Category

Domain

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ANK repeatDomain