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Keyword - Sushi (KW-0768)

Definition

Protein which contains at least one sushi domain, a motif of approximately 60 amino acids characterized by a framework of four conserved half-cystine residues (1-3 and 2-4 disulfide-bonded) and several other highly conserved residues including proline, tryptophan, tyrosine/phenylalanine and cysteine. This type of structure, also designated SCR (Short Consensus Repeat), is predominantly present in proteins associated with the complement system.

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SushiDomain