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Protein

Metallothionein-2

Gene

MT2

Organism
Chlorocebus aethiops (Green monkey) (Cercopithecus aethiops)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 3 out of 5-Protein inferred from homologyi

Functioni

Metallothioneins have a high content of cysteine residues that bind various heavy metals; these proteins are transcriptionally regulated by both heavy metals and glucocorticoids.

Miscellaneous

This metallothionein binds zinc.

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Metal bindingi5Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi7Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi13Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi15Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi19Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi21Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi24Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi26Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi29Divalent metal cation; cluster B1
Metal bindingi33Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi34Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi36Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi37Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi41Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi44Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi48Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi50Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi57Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi59Divalent metal cation; cluster A1
Metal bindingi60Divalent metal cation; cluster A1

GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

Keywordsi

LigandCadmium, Metal-binding, Metal-thiolate cluster, Zinc

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Metallothionein-2
Short name:
MT-2
Alternative name(s):
Metallothionein-II
Short name:
MT-II
Gene namesi
Name:MT2
OrganismiChlorocebus aethiops (Green monkey) (Cercopithecus aethiops)
Taxonomic identifieri9534 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniCercopithecidaeCercopithecinaeChlorocebus

Subcellular locationi

Extracellular region or secreted Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion Manual annotation Automatic computational assertionGraphics by Christian Stolte; Source: COMPARTMENTS

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
ChainiPRO_00001972331 – 61Metallothionein-2Add BLAST61

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Modified residuei1N-acetylmethionineBy similarity1

Keywords - PTMi

Acetylation

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliP68304.
SMRiP68304.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Regioni1 – 29BetaAdd BLAST29
Regioni20 – 25Antigenic epitope6
Regioni30 – 61AlphaAdd 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

Phylogenomic databases

HOVERGENiHBG009063.

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.

P68304-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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MDPNCSCVAG DSCTCAGSCK CKECKCTSCK KSCCSCCPVG CAKCAQGCIC
60
KGASDKCNCC A
Length:61
Mass (Da):6,097
Last modified:July 21, 1986 - v1
Checksum:iCC1D7E0E699D0DCE
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
V01532 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAA24771.1.
PIRiA03272. SMMK2.

Similar proteinsi

Entry informationi

Entry nameiMT2_CHLAE
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P68304
Secondary accession number(s): P02796
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: July 21, 1986
Last sequence update: July 21, 1986
Last modified: May 10, 2017
This is version 51 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Documents

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