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Sequence version 1 (01 Jan 1998)
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Protein

Transcription factor Sox-7

Gene

sox7

Organism
Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:4 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Experimental evidence at transcript leveli <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the ‘protein existence’ evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

Transcription factor. Binds to the DNA sequence 5'-AACAAT-3'. Acts downstream of vegt and upstream of nodal signaling to promote endodermal and mesodermal differentiation by promoting vegt-induced expression of both endodermal genes (including endodermin) and mesodermal genes (including snai1/snail and snai2/slug). Induces expression of multiple nodal genes (including nodal, nodal2, nodal4, nodal5 and nodal6) and binds directly to sites within the promoter of the nodal5 gene. The endodermal and mesodermal specification pathways then interact to initiate cardiogenesis. Acts partially redundantly with sox18 during cardiogenesis. Also acts as an antagonist of beta-catenin signaling. Regulates (possibly indirectly) development of the pronephros, the functional larval kidney.By similarity4 Publications

Regions

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">Function</a> section specifies the position and type of each DNA-binding domain present within the protein.<p><a href='/help/dna_bind' target='_top'>More...</a></p>DNA bindingi42 – 110HMG boxPROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd BLAST69

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Molecular functionActivator, Developmental protein, DNA-binding
Biological processDifferentiation, Transcription, Transcription regulation

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Transcription factor Sox-7
Short name:
xSOX7
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: ‘Name’, ‘Synonyms’, ‘Ordered locus names’ and ‘ORF names’.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:sox7
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiXenopus laevis (African clawed frog)
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the ‘taxonomic identifier’ or ‘taxid’.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri8355 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiAmphibiaBatrachiaAnuraPipoideaPipidaeXenopodinaeXenopusXenopus

Organism-specific databases

Xenopus laevis and tropicalis biology and genomics resource

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Xenbasei
XB-GENE-865761 sox7

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>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 & Seán O’Donoghue; Source: COMPARTMENTS

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Nucleus

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the ‘PTM / Processing’ section describes the extent of a polypeptide chain in the mature protein following processing.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00003715041 – 362Transcription factor Sox-7Add BLAST362

<p>This section provides information on the expression of a gene at the mRNA or protein level in cells or in tissues of multicellular organisms.<p><a href='/help/expression_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Expressioni

<p>This subsection of the ‘Expression’ section provides information on the expression of a gene at the mRNA or protein level in cells or in tissues of multicellular organisms. By default, the information is derived from experiments at the mRNA level, unless specified ‘at protein level’. <br></br>Examples: <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/P92958#expression">P92958</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/Q8TDN4#expression">Q8TDN4</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/O14734#expression">O14734</a><p><a href='/help/tissue_specificity' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Tissue specificityi

Localized to the vegetal hemisphere of blastula embryos. Tissue-specific expression in early neurula (stage 13-14) embryos begins in the ciliate cells of the epidermis. Starting about stage 24, expression is found in a lateral stripe on each side of the embryo, with expression extending more posteriorly as development proceeds. Expressed in embryonic vasculature, as well as in the procardia tube, endocardium, notochord and hindbrain. As development proceeds, strong expression is seen in the hindbrain, posterior cardinal veins, aortic arch, stomodeal depression, epithelium and intersomitic arteries of stage 33/34 larvae. Expressed in posterior rhombomeres. By stage 40 larvae, expression in most of the vascular endothelia disappears, in particular in the posterior cardinal vein, but expression continues in the hindbrain. Expressed in a wide range of adult tissues, including ovary, testis, kidney, bladder, duodenum and liver.3 Publications

<p>This subsection of the ‘Expression’ section provides information on the expression of the gene product at various stages of a cell, tissue or organism development. By default, the information is derived from experiments at the mRNA level, unless specified ‘at the protein level’.<p><a href='/help/developmental_stage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Developmental stagei

Expressed both maternally and zygotically. Expressed in oocytes, eggs, throughout early embryonic development, and in adults.2 Publications

<p>This subsection of the ‘Expression’ section reports the experimentally proven effects of inducers and repressors (usually chemical compounds or environmental factors) on the level of protein (or mRNA) expression (up-regulation, down-regulation, constitutive expression).<p><a href='/help/induction' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Inductioni

By maternal vegt.1 Publication

<p>This section provides information on the tertiary and secondary structure of a protein.<p><a href='/help/structure_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Structurei

3D structure databases

SWISS-MODEL Repository - a database of annotated 3D protein structure models

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SMRi
O42342

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

Domains and Repeats

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/family_and_domains_section">Family and Domains</a> section describes the position and type of a domain, which is defined as a specific combination of secondary structures organized into a characteristic three-dimensional structure or fold.<p><a href='/help/domain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Domaini246 – 362Sox C-terminalPROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd BLAST117

Phylogenomic databases

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K09270

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
1042753at2759

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
1.10.30.10, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR009071 HMG_box_dom
IPR036910 HMG_box_dom_sf
IPR033392 Sox7/17/18_central
IPR021934 Sox_C

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00505 HMG_box, 1 hit
PF12067 Sox17_18_mid, 1 hit

Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool; a protein domain database

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SMARTi
View protein in SMART
SM00398 HMG, 1 hit

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF47095 SSF47095, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS50118 HMG_BOX_2, 1 hit
PS51516 SOX_C, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence_length">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequencei

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences_section">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

O42342-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
« Hide
        10         20         30         40         50
MTTLMGSYSW TESLDCSPMD GDLSDGLSPH RSPREKGSET RIRRPMNAFM
60 70 80 90 100
VWAKDERKRL AVQNPDLHNA ELSKMLGKSW KALSPAQKRP YVEEAERLRV
110 120 130 140 150
QHMQDYPNYK YRPRRKKQIK RICKRVDTGF LLGSLSKDQN SVPDTRGCRT
160 170 180 190 200
AMEKEENGGY PGAALSDIRH YRETPSNGNK YDQTYPYGLP TPPEMSPLEA
210 220 230 240 250
IDQDQSFYST SCSEDCHSHI NGAVYPPEYS RSPILCSHLS QVPIPQPGSS
260 270 280 290 300
MIPPVPTCPP AYYSSSYHSI HNYHAHLGQL SPPPEHPHYD TIDQISQAEL
310 320 330 340 350
LGEMDRNEFD QYLNTSLQDP TEMTIHGHVQ VSQASDIQPS ETSLISVLAD
360
ATATYYNSYS VS
Length:362
Mass (Da):40,875
Last modified:January 1, 1998 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:i4303B8A5A243FEEB
GO

Sequence databases

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EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
D83649 mRNA Translation: BAA22513.1

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_001079337.1, NM_001085868.1

Genome annotation databases

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
378665

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
xla:378665

<p>This section provides links to proteins that are similar to the protein sequence(s) described in this entry at different levels of sequence identity thresholds (100%, 90% and 50%) based on their membership in UniProt Reference Clusters (<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/uniref">UniRef</a>).<p><a href='/help/similar_proteins_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Similar proteinsi

<p>This section is used to point to information related to entries and found in data collections other than UniProtKB.<p><a href='/help/cross_references_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
D83649 mRNA Translation: BAA22513.1
RefSeqiNP_001079337.1, NM_001085868.1

3D structure databases

SMRiO42342
ModBaseiSearch...

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

GeneIDi378665
KEGGixla:378665

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
378665
XenbaseiXB-GENE-865761 sox7

Phylogenomic databases

KOiK09270
OrthoDBi1042753at2759

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.10.30.10, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR009071 HMG_box_dom
IPR036910 HMG_box_dom_sf
IPR033392 Sox7/17/18_central
IPR021934 Sox_C
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00505 HMG_box, 1 hit
PF12067 Sox17_18_mid, 1 hit
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM00398 HMG, 1 hit
SUPFAMiSSF47095 SSF47095, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS50118 HMG_BOX_2, 1 hit
PS51516 SOX_C, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This section provides general information on the entry.<p><a href='/help/entry_information_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry informationi

<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiSOX7_XENLA
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called ‘Primary (citable) accession number’.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: O42342
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification (‘Last modified’). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: May 5, 2009
Last sequence update: January 1, 1998
Last modified: May 8, 2019
This is version 87 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program
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