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Protein

Metallothionein-2

Gene

MT2

Organism
Ovis aries (Sheep)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: -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.

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

LigandMetal-binding, Metal-thiolate cluster

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
Synonyms:MT2A
OrganismiOvis aries (Sheep)
Taxonomic identifieri9940 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaLaurasiatheriaCetartiodactylaRuminantiaPecoraBovidaeCaprinaeOvis
Proteomesi
  • UP000002356 Componenti: Chromosome 14

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_00001972301 – 61Metallothionein-2Add BLAST61

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Modified residuei1N-acetylmethionineBy similarity1
Modified residuei58PhosphoserineBy similarity1

Keywords - PTMi

Acetylation, Phosphoprotein

Structurei

3D structure databases

SMRiP68302
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Regioni1 – 29BetaAdd BLAST29
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

GeneTreeiENSGT00730000110883
KOiK14739
OMAiCNCAGSC

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di4.10.10.10, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR003019 Metalthion
IPR017854 Metalthion_dom_sf
IPR023587 Metalthion_dom_sf_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.

P68302-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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MDPNCSCTAG ESCTCAGSCK CKDCKCASCK KSCCSCCPVG CAKCAQGCVC
60
KGASDKCSCC A
Length:61
Mass (Da):6,028
Last modified:October 25, 2004 - v1
Checksum:i7B0A626F8121F1D3
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X07975 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA30787.1
PIRiS00811
RefSeqiXP_004015048.1, XM_004014999.2

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENSOART00000019964; ENSOARP00000019691; ENSOARG00000018343
GeneIDi101117955
KEGGioas:101117955

Similar proteinsi

Entry informationi

Entry nameiMT2_SHEEP
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P68302
Secondary accession number(s): P09579
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: October 25, 2004
Last sequence update: October 25, 2004
Last modified: May 23, 2018
This is version 68 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome, Reference proteome

Documents

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

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