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Protein

Copper-specific metallothionein-2

Gene
N/A
Organism
Callinectes sapidus (Blue crab)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 2 out of 5-Protein inferred from homologyi

Functioni

The metallothioneins are involved in the cellular sequestration of toxic metal ions and regulation of essential trace elements. This isoform binds exclusively copper.

GO - Molecular functioni

Keywordsi

LigandCopper, Metal-binding, Metal-thiolate cluster

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Copper-specific metallothionein-2
Alternative name(s):
CuMT-II
OrganismiCallinectes sapidus (Blue crab)
Taxonomic identifieri6763 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaEcdysozoaArthropodaCrustaceaMalacostracaEumalacostracaEucaridaDecapodaPleocyemataBrachyuraEubrachyuraPortunoideaPortunidaeCallinectes

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
ChainiPRO_00001973371 – 64Copper-specific metallothionein-2Add BLAST64

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliQ9U620.
SMRiQ9U620.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Domaini

14 cysteine residues are arranged in C-X-C groups. These are thought to be the metal-binding sites in other metallothioneins.

Sequence similaritiesi

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

Q9U620-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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MPCGCGTSCK CGSGKCCCGS TCNCTTCPSK QSCSCNDGAC GSACQCKTSC
60
CCGADCKCSP CPMK
Length:64
Mass (Da):6,277
Last modified:May 1, 2000 - v1
Checksum:iB0B8767AD6CE978A
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
AF200420 mRNA. Translation: AAF08966.1.

Similar proteinsi

Entry informationi

Entry nameiMTCU_CALSI
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: Q9U620
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: September 26, 2001
Last sequence update: May 1, 2000
Last modified: May 10, 2017
This is version 41 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

Miscellaneousi

Documents

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