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Sequence version 1 (01 Aug 1998)
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Protein

Nitric oxide synthase

Gene

NOS

Organism
Lymnaea stagnalis (Great pond snail) (Helix stagnalis)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:5 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

Produces nitric oxide (NO) which is a messenger molecule with diverse functions throughout the body.

By similarity

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">Function</a> section describes the catalytic activity of an enzyme, i.e. a chemical reaction that the enzyme catalyzes.<p><a href='/help/catalytic_activity' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Catalytic activityi

<p>This subsection of the 'Function' section provides information relevant to cofactors. A cofactor is any non-protein substance required for a protein to be catalytically active. Some cofactors are inorganic, such as the metal atoms zinc, iron, and copper in various oxidation states. Others, such as most vitamins, are organic.<p><a href='/help/cofactor' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cofactori

Protein has several cofactor binding sites:

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">Function</a> section describes regulatory mechanisms for enzymes, transporters or microbial transcription factors, and reports the components which regulate (by activation or inhibition) the reaction.<p><a href='/help/activity_regulation' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Activity regulationi

Stimulated by calcium/calmodulin.

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">Function</a> section indicates at which position the protein binds a given metal ion. The nature of the metal is indicated in the 'Description' field.<p><a href='/help/metal' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Metal bindingi82Iron (heme axial ligand)By similarity1

Regions

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">Function</a> section describes a region in the protein which binds nucleotide phosphates. It always involves more than one amino acid and includes all residues involved in nucleotide-binding.<p><a href='/help/np_bind' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Nucleotide bindingi556 – 587FMNPROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd BLAST32
Nucleotide bindingi697 – 708FADBy similarityAdd BLAST12
Nucleotide bindingi836 – 846FADBy similarityAdd BLAST11
Nucleotide bindingi911 – 929NADPBy similarityAdd BLAST19
Nucleotide bindingi1089 – 1104NADPBy similarityAdd BLAST16

<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 functionCalmodulin-binding, Oxidoreductase
LigandFAD, Flavoprotein, FMN, Heme, Iron, Metal-binding, NADP

Enzyme and pathway databases

BRENDA Comprehensive Enzyme Information System

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BRENDAi
1.14.13.39, 3112

<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:
Nitric oxide synthase (EC:1.14.13.39)
Alternative name(s):
NOS type I
Neuronal NOS
Short name:
N-NOS
Short name:
nNOS
<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:NOS
<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>OrganismiLymnaea stagnalis (Great pond snail) (Helix stagnalis)
<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 identifieri6523 [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 lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaSpiraliaLophotrochozoaMolluscaGastropodaHeterobranchiaEuthyneuraPanpulmonataHygrophilaLymnaeoideaLymnaeidaeLymnaea

<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 or proteolytic cleavage.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00001709491 – 1153Nitric oxide synthaseAdd BLAST1153

Proteomic databases

PRoteomics IDEntifications database

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PRIDEi
O61309

<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

Expressed in the central nervous system, in the serotonergic cerebral giant cells. The isoform Long and isoform Short are expressed equally in the CNS.

<p>This section provides information on the quaternary structure of a protein and on interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes.<p><a href='/help/interaction_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Interactioni

GO - Molecular functioni

<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
O61309

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>Domaini427 – 610Flavodoxin-likePROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd BLAST184
Domaini660 – 903FAD-binding FR-typePROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd BLAST244
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section indicates the positions and types of repeated sequence motifs or repeated domains within the protein.<p><a href='/help/repeat' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Repeati934 – 94017
Repeati941 – 94727
Repeati948 – 95437
Repeati955 – 96147
Repeati962 – 96857
Repeati969 – 97567
Repeati976 – 98277
Repeati983 – 98987
Repeati990 – 99697
Repeati997 – 1003107
Repeati1004 – 1010117

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes a region of interest that cannot be described in other subsections.<p><a href='/help/region' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Regioni397 – 417Calmodulin-bindingSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Regioni934 – 101011 X 7 AA tandem repeats of E-[NTR]-[ST]-[IM]-[PLQ]-[SP]-[CW]Add BLAST77

<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the NOS family.Curated

Keywords - Domaini

Repeat

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
1.20.990.10, 1 hit
3.40.50.360, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR003097, CysJ-like_FAD-binding
IPR017927, FAD-bd_FR_type
IPR001094, Flavdoxin-like
IPR008254, Flavodoxin/NO_synth
IPR001709, Flavoprot_Pyr_Nucl_cyt_Rdtase
IPR029039, Flavoprotein-like_sf
IPR039261, FNR_nucleotide-bd
IPR023173, NADPH_Cyt_P450_Rdtase_alpha
IPR012144, NOS_euk
IPR004030, NOS_N
IPR036119, NOS_N_sf
IPR001433, OxRdtase_FAD/NAD-bd
IPR017938, Riboflavin_synthase-like_b-brl

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00667, FAD_binding_1, 1 hit
PF00258, Flavodoxin_1, 1 hit
PF00175, NAD_binding_1, 1 hit
PF02898, NO_synthase, 1 hit

PIRSF; a whole-protein classification database

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PIRSFi
PIRSF000333, NOS, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR00369, FLAVODOXIN
PR00371, FPNCR

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF52218, SSF52218, 1 hit
SSF52343, SSF52343, 2 hits
SSF56512, SSF56512, 1 hit
SSF63380, SSF63380, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS51384, FAD_FR, 1 hit
PS50902, FLAVODOXIN_LIKE, 1 hit
PS60001, NOS, 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>Sequences (2)i

<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.

This entry describes 2 <p>This subsection of the 'Sequence' section lists the alternative protein sequences (isoforms) that can be generated from the same gene by a single or by the combination of up to four biological events (alternative promoter usage, alternative splicing, alternative initiation and ribosomal frameshifting). Additionally, this section gives relevant information on each alternative protein isoform.<p><a href='/help/alternative_products' target='_top'>More...</a></p> isoformsi produced by alternative splicing. AlignAdd to basket
Isoform Long (identifier: O61309-1) [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

This isoform has been chosen as the <div> <p><b>What is the canonical sequence?</b><p><a href='/help/canonical_and_isoforms' target='_top'>More...</a></p>canonicali sequence. All positional information in this entry refers to it. This is also the sequence that appears in the downloadable versions of the entry.

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        10         20         30         40         50
MGSLSQQAHG PPDAPRSKEE LLIHAKDFIN QYFTSFQMNK TRAHFHRLGE
60 70 80 90 100
INDLIEKSGT YDLTMAELTF GAKHAWRNAP GCIGRSQWSK LQVFDAREIG
110 120 130 140 150
TPREMFEALC SHIRYATNEG KIRSTITIFP QRKEGRPDFR VWNTQLISYA
160 170 180 190 200
GYKLGDGKVI GDPANVEFTE MCVEMGWKPK HGMFDLLPLV LSAAENSPEY
210 220 230 240 250
FELPTELVLE VTLKHPEYPW FAEMGLKWYA LPTDSGMLLD CGGLEFPSCP
260 270 280 290 300
FNGWFMGTMI GSRNLCDPHR YNMLEPIGLK MGLNTETASS LWKDRVLIEV
310 320 330 340 350
NVAVLYSFES ANVTIVNHHD ASTDFISHMD KEIKLRGGCP SDWVRMVPPM
360 370 380 390 400
SGSTLEVFHQ EMLLYNLHPA FVRQDVKPWK KHVWKSDQSV PINSCNPKRK
410 420 430 440 450
LGFKALARAV EFSASLMSKA LSSRVKCSIF YATETGRSER FARRLSEIFK
460 470 480 490 500
PVFHSRVVCM DDYAVETLEH ESLVMVITST FGNGEPPENG KQFAQSLLDM
510 520 530 540 550
KRKYDCDLGF LESCSSISTC IKSSILTEGP LAADVIGDRQ SLAMGTGPLC
560 570 580 590 600
NVRFAVFGLG SKAYPYYAAY GKYIYLMLQE LGAERLVNYC AGDALYGQEQ
610 620 630 640 650
SFRAWSEEVF KASCEAFCLD NRNDAPGPQT KGDCSKVRIV PVENCQEPDL
660 670 680 690 700
CQVLRNIHGK EVMPLILAER IQLQAKDSDQ QTILIKLDAH NATDLKYAPG
710 720 730 740 750
DHVAIFPANS PEIVDAILVR LDTSKGPSPD QVVKTEISTQ LGTNDTWRSH
760 770 780 790 800
LPICTSRTAF SFLLDVTTPP SQEILQVLAT QASSDMDKHK LEQLASNSEA
810 820 830 840 850
YEKWRLDLSP NILEILDEFP SLKIPPSLLL TQLPLLQPRY YSISSSQQKN
860 870 880 890 900
PNEVHATIAV VRFKTQDGDG PVHEGVCSSW LNRSPIGTVV PCFLRSAPHF
910 920 930 940 950
HLPEDPSLPI IMIGPGSGIA PFRSFWQQRL GEIENTMPSC ENTMLSCETT
960 970 980 990 1000
IPSCENSMPS CENTMPSCEN TMPSCENTIP SCENTIPSCE NTMPSCENTI
1010 1020 1030 1040 1050
PSWERTMQPC QIILPSQTKK HFGEMVLYTG CRTAKHMIYA AELEEMKRLG
1060 1070 1080 1090 1100
VLSNYHVALS REAALPKMYV QDIIIKNAAA VYEIVMKKGG HFYVSGDVSM
1110 1120 1130 1140 1150
AHDVTRALEL VLCQQGGREA SQQVMSLRDE NLFHEDIFGS FVRKAGGQRS

EDE
Length:1,153
Mass (Da):129,086
Last modified:August 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:i101B77D02B66B109
GO
Isoform Short (identifier: O61309-2) [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

The sequence of this isoform differs from the canonical sequence as follows:
     276-309: Missing.

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Length:1,119
Mass (Da):125,309
Checksum:iF3882D2B9296497D
GO

Alternative sequence

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Sequence' section describes the sequence of naturally occurring alternative protein isoform(s). The changes in the amino acid sequence may be due to alternative splicing, alternative promoter usage, alternative initiation, or ribosomal frameshifting.<p><a href='/help/var_seq' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Alternative sequenceiVSP_003584276 – 309Missing in isoform Short. 1 PublicationAdd BLAST34

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:

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
AF012531 mRNA Translation: AAC17487.1

Protein sequence database of the Protein Information Resource

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PIRi
T31080

Keywords - Coding sequence diversityi

Alternative splicing

<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
AF012531 mRNA Translation: AAC17487.1
PIRiT31080

3D structure databases

SMRiO61309
ModBaseiSearch...

Proteomic databases

PRIDEiO61309

Enzyme and pathway databases

BRENDAi1.14.13.39, 3112

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.20.990.10, 1 hit
3.40.50.360, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR003097, CysJ-like_FAD-binding
IPR017927, FAD-bd_FR_type
IPR001094, Flavdoxin-like
IPR008254, Flavodoxin/NO_synth
IPR001709, Flavoprot_Pyr_Nucl_cyt_Rdtase
IPR029039, Flavoprotein-like_sf
IPR039261, FNR_nucleotide-bd
IPR023173, NADPH_Cyt_P450_Rdtase_alpha
IPR012144, NOS_euk
IPR004030, NOS_N
IPR036119, NOS_N_sf
IPR001433, OxRdtase_FAD/NAD-bd
IPR017938, Riboflavin_synthase-like_b-brl
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00667, FAD_binding_1, 1 hit
PF00258, Flavodoxin_1, 1 hit
PF00175, NAD_binding_1, 1 hit
PF02898, NO_synthase, 1 hit
PIRSFiPIRSF000333, NOS, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR00369, FLAVODOXIN
PR00371, FPNCR
SUPFAMiSSF52218, SSF52218, 1 hit
SSF52343, SSF52343, 2 hits
SSF56512, SSF56512, 1 hit
SSF63380, SSF63380, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS51384, FAD_FR, 1 hit
PS50902, FLAVODOXIN_LIKE, 1 hit
PS60001, NOS, 1 hit

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 nameiNOS_LYMST
<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: O61309
<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 30, 2000
Last sequence update: August 1, 1998
Last modified: June 2, 2021
This is version 123 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)

<p>This section contains any relevant information that doesn't fit in any other defined sections<p><a href='/help/miscellaneous_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Miscellaneousi

Documents

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    Index of protein domains and families
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