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Protein

Tubulin beta chain

Gene

tubb

Organism
Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 3 out of 5-Experimental evidence at transcript leveli

Functioni

Tubulin is the major constituent of microtubules. It binds two moles of GTP, one at an exchangeable site on the beta chain and one at a non-exchangeable site on the alpha chain (By similarity).By similarity

Regions

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Nucleotide bindingi140 – 146GTPSequence analysis7

GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Ligandi

GTP-binding, Nucleotide-binding

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Tubulin beta chain
Alternative name(s):
Tubulin beta-5 chain
Gene namesi
Name:tubb
Synonyms:tubb5
OrganismiXenopus laevis (African clawed frog)
Taxonomic identifieri8355 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiAmphibiaBatrachiaAnuraPipoideaPipidaeXenopodinaeXenopusXenopus

Organism-specific databases

XenbaseiXB-GENE-864839. tubb.

Subcellular locationi

GO - Cellular componenti

Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Cytoplasm, Cytoskeleton, Microtubule

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
ChainiPRO_00002975311 – 444Tubulin beta chainAdd BLAST444

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Modified residuei4385-glutamyl polyglutamateBy similarity1

Post-translational modificationi

Some glutamate residues at the C-terminus are polyglycylated, resulting in polyglycine chains on the gamma-carboxyl group. Glycylation is mainly limited to tubulin incorporated into axonemes (cilia and flagella) whereas glutamylation is prevalent in neuronal cells, centrioles, axonemes, and the mitotic spindle. Both modifications can coexist on the same protein on adjacent residues, and lowering polyglycylation levels increases polyglutamylation, and reciprocally. The precise function of polyglycylation is still unclear.By similarity
Some glutamate residues at the C-terminus are polyglutamylated, resulting in polyglutamate chains on the gamma-carboxyl group (By similarity). Polyglutamylation plays a key role in microtubule severing by spastin (SPAST). SPAST preferentially recognizes and acts on microtubules decorated with short polyglutamate tails: severing activity by SPAST increases as the number of glutamates per tubulin rises from one to eight, but decreases beyond this glutamylation threshold (By similarity).By similarity

Keywords - PTMi

Isopeptide bond

Proteomic databases

PRIDEiQ91575.

Interactioni

Subunit structurei

Dimer of alpha and beta chains. A typical microtubule is a hollow water-filled tube with an outer diameter of 25 nm and an inner diameter of 15 nM. Alpha-beta heterodimers associate head-to-tail to form protofilaments running lengthwise along the microtubule wall with the beta-tubulin subunit facing the microtubule plus end conferring a structural polarity. Microtubules usually have 13 protofilaments but different protofilament numbers can be found in some organisms and specialized cells.

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi98660. 1 interactor.
IntActiQ91575. 1 interactor.

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliQ91575.
SMRiQ91575.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the tubulin family.Curated

Phylogenomic databases

HOVERGENiHBG000089.
KOiK07375.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.10.287.600. 1 hit.
3.30.1330.20. 1 hit.
3.40.50.1440. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR013838. Beta-tubulin_BS.
IPR002453. Beta_tubulin.
IPR008280. Tub_FtsZ_C.
IPR000217. Tubulin.
IPR018316. Tubulin/FtsZ_2-layer-sand-dom.
IPR023123. Tubulin_C.
IPR017975. Tubulin_CS.
IPR003008. Tubulin_FtsZ_GTPase.
[Graphical view]
PANTHERiPTHR11588. PTHR11588. 1 hit.
PfamiPF00091. Tubulin. 1 hit.
PF03953. Tubulin_C. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
PRINTSiPR01163. BETATUBULIN.
PR01161. TUBULIN.
SMARTiSM00864. Tubulin. 1 hit.
SM00865. Tubulin_C. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF52490. SSF52490. 1 hit.
SSF55307. SSF55307. 1 hit.
PROSITEiPS00227. TUBULIN. 1 hit.
PS00228. TUBULIN_B_AUTOREG. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

Q91575-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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        10         20         30         40         50
MREIVHIQAG QCGNQIGAKF WEVISDEHGI DPTGTYHGDS DLQLDRISVY
60 70 80 90 100
YNEATGGKYV PRAILVDLEP GTMDSVRSGP FGQIFRPDNF VFGQSGAGNN
110 120 130 140 150
WAKGHYTEGA ELVDSVLDVV RKEAESCDCL QGFQLTHSLG GGTGSGMGTL
160 170 180 190 200
LISKIREEYP DRIMNTFSVV PSPKVSDTVV EPYNATLSVH QLVENTDETY
210 220 230 240 250
CIDNEALYDI CFRTLKLTTP TYGDLNHLVS ATMSGVTTCL RFPGQLNADL
260 270 280 290 300
RKLAVNMVPF PRLHFFMPGF APLTSRGSQQ YRALTVPELT QQVFDAKNMM
310 320 330 340 350
AACDPRHGRY LTVAAVFRGR MSMKEVDEQM LNVQNKNSSY FVEWIPNNVK
360 370 380 390 400
TAVCDIPPRG LKMAVTFIGN STAIQELFKR ISEQFTAMFR RKAFLHWYTG
410 420 430 440
EGMDEMEFTE AESNMNDLVS EYQQYQDATA EEEEDFNEEA EEEA
Length:444
Mass (Da):49,728
Last modified:November 1, 1996 - v1
Checksum:i336CD0A36773A10F
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
U15444 mRNA. Translation: AAA56751.1.
BC049004 mRNA. Translation: AAH49004.1.
RefSeqiNP_001080726.1. NM_001087257.1.
UniGeneiXl.46552.

Genome annotation databases

GeneIDi380418.
KEGGixla:380418.

Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
U15444 mRNA. Translation: AAA56751.1.
BC049004 mRNA. Translation: AAH49004.1.
RefSeqiNP_001080726.1. NM_001087257.1.
UniGeneiXl.46552.

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliQ91575.
SMRiQ91575.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi98660. 1 interactor.
IntActiQ91575. 1 interactor.

Proteomic databases

PRIDEiQ91575.

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

GeneIDi380418.
KEGGixla:380418.

Organism-specific databases

CTDi203068.
XenbaseiXB-GENE-864839. tubb.

Phylogenomic databases

HOVERGENiHBG000089.
KOiK07375.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.10.287.600. 1 hit.
3.30.1330.20. 1 hit.
3.40.50.1440. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR013838. Beta-tubulin_BS.
IPR002453. Beta_tubulin.
IPR008280. Tub_FtsZ_C.
IPR000217. Tubulin.
IPR018316. Tubulin/FtsZ_2-layer-sand-dom.
IPR023123. Tubulin_C.
IPR017975. Tubulin_CS.
IPR003008. Tubulin_FtsZ_GTPase.
[Graphical view]
PANTHERiPTHR11588. PTHR11588. 1 hit.
PfamiPF00091. Tubulin. 1 hit.
PF03953. Tubulin_C. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
PRINTSiPR01163. BETATUBULIN.
PR01161. TUBULIN.
SMARTiSM00864. Tubulin. 1 hit.
SM00865. Tubulin_C. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF52490. SSF52490. 1 hit.
SSF55307. SSF55307. 1 hit.
PROSITEiPS00227. TUBULIN. 1 hit.
PS00228. TUBULIN_B_AUTOREG. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
ProtoNetiSearch...

Entry informationi

Entry nameiTBB5_XENLA
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: Q91575
Entry historyi
Integrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: August 21, 2007
Last sequence update: November 1, 1996
Last modified: November 2, 2016
This is version 96 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. [Complete history]
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Documents

  1. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families

Similar proteinsi

Links to similar proteins from the UniProt Reference Clusters (UniRef) at 100%, 90% and 50% sequence identity:
100%UniRef100 combines identical sequences and sub-fragments with 11 or more residues from any organism into one UniRef entry.
90%UniRef90 is built by clustering UniRef100 sequences that have at least 90% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence (a.k.a seed sequence).
50%UniRef50 is built by clustering UniRef90 seed sequences that have at least 50% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence in the cluster.