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Entry version 113 (12 Aug 2020)
Sequence version 1 (01 Nov 1996)
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Protein

Transcription factor E2-alpha

Gene

tcf3

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 protein 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

Transcriptional regulator. Cooperates with MYOD in the activation of cardiac actin gene expression. May ne involved in the initiation of neuronal differentiation. Could be functionally important in muscle gene activation in embryonic development.

<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 functionDNA-binding
Biological processDifferentiation, Neurogenesis, 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%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">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 E2-alpha
Alternative name(s):
Transcription factor 3
Short name:
TCF-3
Transcription factor XE12/XE47
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">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:tcf3
Synonyms:e2a
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">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%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">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%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">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-865159, tcf3.L

<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 or proteolytic cleavage.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00001274701 – 658Transcription factor E2-alphaAdd BLAST658

Proteomic databases

MaxQB - The MaxQuant DataBase

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MaxQBi
Q01978

<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 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

Isoform E12 and isoform E47 are present at all the stages of development and in all regions of the embryo.

<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

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction%5Fsection">'Interaction'</a> section provides information about the protein quaternary structure and interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes (with the exception of physiological receptor-ligand interactions which are annotated in the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">'Function'</a> section).<p><a href='/help/subunit_structure' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subunit structurei

Efficient DNA binding requires dimerization with another bHLH protein (By similarity).

Interacts with tgfb1i1.

By similarity1 Publication

<p>This subsection of the '<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction%5Fsection">Interaction</a>' section provides information about binary protein-protein interactions. The data presented in this section are a quality-filtered subset of binary interactions automatically derived from the <a href="https://www.ebi.ac.uk/intact/">IntAct database</a>. It is updated at every <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/synchronization">UniProt release</a>.<p><a href='/help/binary_interactions' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Binary interactionsi

GO - Molecular functioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

The Biological General Repository for Interaction Datasets (BioGRID)

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BioGRIDi
97598, 5 interactors

Protein interaction database and analysis system

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IntActi
Q01978, 1 interactor

<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
Q01978

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
Search...

<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%5Fand%5Fdomains%5Fsection">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>Domaini555 – 608bHLHPROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd BLAST54

Motif

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes a short (usually not more than 20 amino acids) conserved sequence motif of biological significance.<p><a href='/help/motif' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Motifi173 – 179Nuclear localization signalSequence analysis7

Phylogenomic databases

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K09063

Identification of Orthologs from Complete Genome Data

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OMAi
AHVHRPH

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
571132at2759

Family and domain databases

Conserved Domains Database

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CDDi
cd00083, HLH, 1 hit

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
4.10.280.10, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR011598, bHLH_dom
IPR036638, HLH_DNA-bd_sf

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00010, HLH, 1 hit

Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool; a protein domain database

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SMARTi
View protein in SMART
SM00353, HLH, 1 hit

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF47459, SSF47459, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS50888, BHLH, 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%5Flength">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%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">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. This section is only present in reviewed entries, i.e. in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/alternative_products' target='_top'>More...</a></p> isoformsi produced by alternative splicing. AlignAdd to basket
Isoform E12 (identifier: Q01978-1) [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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MNQQQRMTAV GTDKELSDLL DFSMMFPLPV ANGKTRPTTL ASTQFGGGSG
60 70 80 90 100
LEERTGSAPW GTEDHNGSTF DQGRGYGDGT HYGEHRELPS HEGNLSAPFL
110 120 130 140 150
ASGLVGKNDR PPYSTFGRDS GMTMNQTGFL SGDLAMNSPS ALSPNAGKAG
160 170 180 190 200
SQYYTYPNNS RRRPGDSNLD AQPKKVRKVP PGLPSSVYPA NSGDEYCGDR
210 220 230 240 250
GSYASTKTPN SVYPGAFYMA DGLHSSDIWA SSGGIGQGGY SSVLNSSQSS
260 270 280 290 300
VSQTTGFSSL HPHERMGFPM HSGEVNPSVT SSFSSTPAQY GVSSHTPPIS
310 320 330 340 350
TGDTIIGNRG TATGSSGDAL GKALASIYSP DHSSTNFSST PSTPVGSPQG
360 370 380 390 400
ITGSGQWPRA NGPGALSPSY DGTLHTLQNK MEDRLDEAIH VLRSHAVGQT
410 420 430 440 450
GALPGGHDDI HSLLSATASV LGSGFPAAVL SLANRHSMLN SHTEEALPSA
460 470 480 490 500
SNMLHSQVTV PAQPGSLPDL TRPQDSYSGL PGLGRAIPPG RVPDIKRESK
510 520 530 540 550
EDEENRSVAD LSDDEKKESK PQRSRTRCSI NSQDEDEDED DDNLPPEQKA
560 570 580 590 600
EREKERRVAN NARERLRVKD INEAFKELGR MCQLHLNSEK PQTKLLILHQ
610 620 630 640 650
AVSVILSLEQ QVRERNLNPK AACLKRREEE KVSGVDPQMG LSGGHPGVGD

SHNPVGHM
Length:658
Mass (Da):70,091
Last modified:November 1, 1996 - 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:iB7D8A3A069D9E033
GO
Isoform E47 (identifier: Q01978-2) [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

The sequence of this isoform differs from the canonical sequence as follows:
     534-606: DEDEDEDDDN...ILHQAVSVIL → SKEDCVEEKD...ILQQAVAVIM

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Length:651
Mass (Da):69,301
Checksum:iB0BEC9EA5056817F
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_002158534 – 606DEDED…VSVIL → SKEDCVEEKDTKDRERRMSN NARERVRVRDINEAFKELGR MVQMHMKADKAQTKLIILQQ AVAVIM in isoform E47. CuratedAdd BLAST73

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
X66959 mRNA Translation: CAA47381.1
BC046840 mRNA Translation: AAH46840.1

Protein sequence database of the Protein Information Resource

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PIRi
S23391

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_001079668.1, NM_001086199.1 [Q01978-1]
XP_018116184.1, XM_018260695.1 [Q01978-1]

Genome annotation databases

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
379355

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
xla:379355

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
X66959 mRNA Translation: CAA47381.1
BC046840 mRNA Translation: AAH46840.1
PIRiS23391
RefSeqiNP_001079668.1, NM_001086199.1 [Q01978-1]
XP_018116184.1, XM_018260695.1 [Q01978-1]

3D structure databases

SMRiQ01978
ModBaseiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGRIDi97598, 5 interactors
IntActiQ01978, 1 interactor

Proteomic databases

MaxQBiQ01978

Genome annotation databases

GeneIDi379355
KEGGixla:379355

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
379355
XenbaseiXB-GENE-865159, tcf3.L

Phylogenomic databases

KOiK09063
OMAiAHVHRPH
OrthoDBi571132at2759

Family and domain databases

CDDicd00083, HLH, 1 hit
Gene3Di4.10.280.10, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR011598, bHLH_dom
IPR036638, HLH_DNA-bd_sf
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00010, HLH, 1 hit
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM00353, HLH, 1 hit
SUPFAMiSSF47459, SSF47459, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS50888, BHLH, 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
Search...

<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 nameiTFE2_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: Q01978
Secondary accession number(s): Q5D0A6
<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%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: January 11, 2001
Last sequence update: November 1, 1996
Last modified: August 12, 2020
This is version 113 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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