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Protein

Metallothionein

Gene

mt

Organism
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 3 out of 5-Experimental evidence at protein leveli

Functioni

Metallothioneins have a high content of cysteine residues that bind various heavy metals.By similarity

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Metal bindingi4Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi6Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi12Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi14Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi18Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi20Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi23Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi25Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi28Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi32Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi33Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi35Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi36Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi40Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi43Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi47Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi49Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi54Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi58Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi59Divalent metal cation; cluster A1

GO - Molecular functioni

Keywordsi

LigandCopper, Metal-binding, Metal-thiolate cluster

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Metallothionein
Short name:
MT
Gene namesi
Name:mt
OrganismiPleuronectes platessa (European plaice)
Taxonomic identifieri8262 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiActinopterygiiNeopterygiiTeleosteiNeoteleosteiAcanthomorphataCarangariaPleuronectiformesPleuronectoideiPleuronectidaePleuronectes

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
ChainiPRO_00001973091 – 60MetallothioneinAdd BLAST60

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Modified residuei1N-acetylmethionine1 Publication1

Keywords - PTMi

Acetylation

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliP07216.
SMRiP07216.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Regioni1 – 28BetaAdd BLAST28
Regioni29 – 60AlphaAdd BLAST32

Domaini

Class I metallothioneins contain 2 metal-binding domains: four divalent ions are chelated within cluster A of the alpha domain and are coordinated via cysteinyl thiolate bridges to 11 cysteine ligands. Cluster B, the corresponding region within the beta domain, can ligate three divalent ions to 9 cysteines.

Sequence similaritiesi

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di4.10.10.10. 1 hit.
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR003019. Metalthion.
IPR017854. Metalthion_dom.
IPR023587. Metalthion_dom_vert.
IPR000006. Metalthion_vert.
IPR018064. Metalthion_vert_metal_BS.
PANTHERiPTHR23299. PTHR23299. 1 hit.
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00131. Metallothio. 1 hit.
PRINTSiPR00860. MTVERTEBRATE.
SUPFAMiSSF57868. SSF57868. 1 hit.
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00203. METALLOTHIONEIN_VRT. 1 hit.

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

P07216-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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MDPCECSKTG TCNCGGSCTC KNCSCTTCNK SCCPCCPSGC PKCASGCVCK
60
GKTCDTSCCQ
Length:60
Mass (Da):6,029
Last modified:June 1, 1994 - v2
Checksum:i67B046EA4C7C470C
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X56743 mRNA. Translation: CAA40067.1.
PIRiA05076.
S30567.

Similar proteinsi

Entry informationi

Entry nameiMT_PLEPL
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P07216
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: April 1, 1988
Last sequence update: June 1, 1994
Last modified: May 10, 2017
This is version 80 of the entry and version 2 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Direct protein sequencing

Documents

  1. Metallothioneins
    Classification of metallothioneins and list of entries
  2. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families