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Sequence version 1 (01 Nov 1997)
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Protein

Degenerin unc-8

Gene

unc-8

Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:3 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

<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

  • cation channel activity Source: WormBase
  • ligand-gated sodium channel activity Source: GO_Central

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 functionIon channel, Sodium channel
Biological processIon transport, Sodium transport, Transport
LigandSodium

Enzyme and pathway databases

Reactome - a knowledgebase of biological pathways and processes

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Reactomei
R-CEL-2672351, Stimuli-sensing channels

Protein family/group databases

Transport Classification Database

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TCDBi
1.A.6.2.4, the epithelial na(+) channel (enac) family

<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:
Degenerin unc-8
Alternative name(s):
Uncoordinated protein 8
<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:unc-8
ORF Names:R13A1.4
<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>OrganismiCaenorhabditis elegans
<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 identifieri6239 [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 lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaEcdysozoaNematodaChromadoreaRhabditidaRhabditinaRhabditomorphaRhabditoideaRhabditidaePeloderinaeCaenorhabditis
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section is present for entries that are part of a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/proteomes">proteome</a>, i.e. of a set of proteins thought to be expressed by organisms whose genomes have been completely sequenced.<p><a href='/help/proteomes_manual' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Proteomesi
  • UP000001940 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes%5Fmanual">proteome</a> can consist of several components.<br></br>The component name refers to the genomic component encoding a set of proteins.<p><a href='/help/proteome_component' target='_top'>More...</a></p> Componenti: Chromosome IV

Organism-specific databases

WormBase

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WormBasei
R13A1.4a ; CE26381 ; WBGene00006748 ; unc-8

<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

Topology

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular%5Flocation%5Fsection">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the subcellular compartment where each non-membrane region of a membrane-spanning protein is found.<p><a href='/help/topo_dom' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Topological domaini1 – 128CytoplasmicSequence analysisAdd BLAST128
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular%5Flocation%5Fsection">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the extent of a membrane-spanning region of the protein. It denotes the presence of both alpha-helical transmembrane regions and the membrane spanning regions of beta-barrel transmembrane proteins.<p><a href='/help/transmem' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Transmembranei129 – 149HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini150 – 689ExtracellularSequence analysisAdd BLAST540
Transmembranei690 – 710HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini711 – 777CytoplasmicSequence analysisAdd BLAST67

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Membrane

<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_00001812891 – 777Degenerin unc-8Add BLAST777

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm%5Fprocessing%5Fsection">PTM / Processing</a> section specifies the position and type of each covalently attached glycan group (mono-, di-, or polysaccharide).<p><a href='/help/carbohyd' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Glycosylationi274N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Glycosylationi319N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Glycosylationi357N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Glycosylationi411N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Glycosylationi453N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Glycosylationi533N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Glycosylationi597N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1

Keywords - PTMi

Glycoprotein

Proteomic databases

PaxDb, a database of protein abundance averages across all three domains of life

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PaxDbi
Q21974

<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

Gene expression databases

Bgee dataBase for Gene Expression Evolution

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Bgeei
WBGene00006748, Expressed in pharyngeal muscle cell (C elegans) and 4 other tissues

ExpressionAtlas, Differential and Baseline Expression

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ExpressionAtlasi
Q21974, baseline and differential

<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

Protein-protein interaction databases

The Biological General Repository for Interaction Datasets (BioGRID)

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BioGRIDi
42613, 1 interactor

STRING: functional protein association networks

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STRINGi
6239.R13A1.4c

<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
Q21974

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

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>Regioni752 – 777DisorderedSequence analysisAdd BLAST26

Compositional bias

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes the position of regions of compositional bias within the protein and the particular type of amino acids that are over-represented within those regions.<p><a href='/help/compbias' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Compositional biasi756 – 777Basic and acidic residuesSequence analysisAdd BLAST22

<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

Keywords - Domaini

Transmembrane, Transmembrane helix

Phylogenomic databases

evolutionary genealogy of genes: Non-supervised Orthologous Groups

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eggNOGi
KOG4294, Eukaryota

InParanoid: Eukaryotic Ortholog Groups

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InParanoidi
Q21974

Database for complete collections of gene phylogenies

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PhylomeDBi
Q21974

Family and domain databases

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR004726, Deg-1
IPR001873, ENaC
IPR020903, ENaC_CS

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR11690, PTHR11690, 2 hits

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00858, ASC, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR01078, AMINACHANNEL

TIGRFAMs; a protein family database

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TIGRFAMsi
TIGR00867, deg-1, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS01206, ASC, 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>Sequence (1+)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 has 1 described isoform and 3 potential isoforms that are computationally mapped.Show allAlign All

Q21974-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MSPLLTWNLI CVSSRWYTIL CLKNKVKFWL GTRLVHEPES MESRSSPYIR
60 70 80 90 100
PSPYAGGVHP HFEEEDDRSK LHASALYSER RTSSRKSLRS QKIDYHTTTI
110 120 130 140 150
KSLWFDFCAR TSSHGIPYVA TSSFFGRYVW AALFMCMLMA FLLQTYWTMS
160 170 180 190 200
EYLQYRTIIE MQLQFEAAAF PAATVCNLNA FKYSELTQYE EIKEGFDYWE
210 220 230 240 250
RVINARMMSD SMKPGGDILE AISVRKKRSK SRDQLLFPID DEDLEGAVYQ
260 270 280 290 300
PVFVRCTCMN MEQCVPNRNP LEVNASICMC FEDVTRGLIW PCYPTSVWTV
310 320 330 340 350
KKCSGCSISN TCPDPDGPNA SKQIAKHNSP LPCLCQSISH HCMVHPKDEI
360 370 380 390 400
RWWNPNNYTV YSVTEPPTTE ITETEEAFGL SDLKDAGAIT TQTKENLIFL
410 420 430 440 450
VAALPRETRR NLSYTLNEFV LRCSFNSKDC SMERDFKLHV DPEYGNCYTF
460 470 480 490 500
NFNDSVELKN SRAGPMYGLR LLLNVHQSDY MPTTEAAGVR LVVHEQDQEP
510 520 530 540 550
FPDTFGYSAP TGFISSFGLK TKELHRLSAP WGNCSDTFRP VPYIYNEHYS
560 570 580 590 600
PEGCHRNCFQ LKVLEICGCG DPRFPLPSEE HRHCNAKSKI DRQCLSNLTS
610 620 630 640 650
DSGGYHHLHE QCECRQPCHE KVFETAYSAS AWPSQNFKIG TDCPAVSDIF
660 670 680 690 700
NDTEACTEYY RQNTAYIEIY YEQLNFESLK ETAGYTLVNL FSDFGGNIGL
710 720 730 740 750
WIGFSVITFA EFAELFCEIC KLMYFKGIVY VQKKMQGKEY TSSSLMHIDF
760 770
LQRSPKKSQP GEDEVSTNES TKELMSK
Length:777
Mass (Da):89,128
Last modified:November 1, 1997 - 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:i9B328C3A24A1E7E6
GO

<p>In eukaryotic reference proteomes, unreviewed entries that are likely to belong to the same gene are computationally mapped, based on gene identifiers from Ensembl, EnsemblGenomes and model organism databases.<p><a href='/help/gene_centric_isoform_mapping' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Computationally mapped potential isoform sequencesi

There are 3 potential isoforms mapped to this entry.BLASTAlignShow allAdd to basket
EntryEntry nameProtein names
Gene namesLengthAnnotation
U4PAS5U4PAS5_CAEEL
Degenerin unc-8
unc-8 CELE_R13A1.4, R13A1.4
778Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 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>
U4PB70U4PB70_CAEEL
Degenerin unc-8
unc-8 CELE_R13A1.4, R13A1.4
737Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 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>
U4PE10U4PE10_CAEEL
Degenerin unc-8
unc-8 CELE_R13A1.4, R13A1.4
776Annotation score:

Annotation score:1 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>

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
U76402 mRNA Translation: AAB39734.1
FO080842 Genomic DNA Translation: CCD67152.1

Protein sequence database of the Protein Information Resource

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PIRi
T16737

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_501138.1, NM_068737.1

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl metazoan genome annotation project

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EnsemblMetazoai
R13A1.4a.1; R13A1.4a.1; WBGene00006748

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
177494

UCSC genome browser

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UCSCi
R13A1.4, c. elegans

<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
U76402 mRNA Translation: AAB39734.1
FO080842 Genomic DNA Translation: CCD67152.1
PIRiT16737
RefSeqiNP_501138.1, NM_068737.1

3D structure databases

SMRiQ21974
ModBaseiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGRIDi42613, 1 interactor
STRINGi6239.R13A1.4c

Protein family/group databases

TCDBi1.A.6.2.4, the epithelial na(+) channel (enac) family

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiQ21974

Genome annotation databases

EnsemblMetazoaiR13A1.4a.1; R13A1.4a.1; WBGene00006748
GeneIDi177494
UCSCiR13A1.4, c. elegans

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
177494
WormBaseiR13A1.4a ; CE26381 ; WBGene00006748 ; unc-8

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiKOG4294, Eukaryota
InParanoidiQ21974
PhylomeDBiQ21974

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiR-CEL-2672351, Stimuli-sensing channels

Miscellaneous databases

Protein Ontology

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PROi
PR:Q21974

Gene expression databases

BgeeiWBGene00006748, Expressed in pharyngeal muscle cell (C elegans) and 4 other tissues
ExpressionAtlasiQ21974, baseline and differential

Family and domain databases

InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR004726, Deg-1
IPR001873, ENaC
IPR020903, ENaC_CS
PANTHERiPTHR11690, PTHR11690, 2 hits
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00858, ASC, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR01078, AMINACHANNEL
TIGRFAMsiTIGR00867, deg-1, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS01206, ASC, 1 hit

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 nameiUNC8_CAEEL
<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: Q21974
<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: November 1, 1997
Last sequence update: November 1, 1997
Last modified: June 2, 2021
This is version 129 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 programCaenorhabditis annotation project

<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

Keywords - Technical termi

Reference proteome

Documents

  1. Caenorhabditis elegans
    Caenorhabditis elegans: entries, gene names and cross-references to WormBase
  2. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families
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