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Protein

N-acetylneuraminate lyase A

Gene

npl-a

Organism
Xenopus laevis (African clawed frog)
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

Catalyzes the cleavage of N-acetylneuraminic acid (sialic acid) to form pyruvate and N-acetylmannosamine via a Schiff base intermediate. It prevents sialic acids from being recycled and returning to the cell surface. Involved in the N-glycolylneuraminic acid (Neu5Gc) degradation pathway (By similarity).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 <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">'Function'</a> section describes the metabolic pathway(s) associated with a protein.<p><a href='/help/pathway' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Pathwayi: N-acetylneuraminate degradation

This protein is involved in the pathway N-acetylneuraminate degradation, which is part of Amino-sugar metabolism.
View all proteins of this organism that are known to be involved in the pathway N-acetylneuraminate degradation and in Amino-sugar metabolism.

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection describes interesting single amino acid sites on the sequence that are not defined in any other subsection. This subsection can be displayed in different sections (‘Function’, ‘PTM / Processing’, ‘Pathology and Biotech’) according to its content.<p><a href='/help/site' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sitei143Involved in proton transfer during cleavageBy similarity1
<p>This subsection of the ‘Function’ section is used for enzymes and indicates the residues directly involved in catalysis.<p><a href='/help/act_site' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Active sitei173Schiff-base intermediate with substrateBy similarity1

<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

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Molecular functionLyase
Biological processCarbohydrate metabolism
LigandSchiff base

Enzyme and pathway databases

UniPathway: a resource for the exploration and annotation of metabolic pathways

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UniPathwayi
UPA00629

<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:
N-acetylneuraminate lyase A (EC:4.1.3.3)
Short name:
NALase A
Alternative name(s):
N-acetylneuraminate pyruvate-lyase A
N-acetylneuraminic acid aldolase A
Sialate lyase A
Sialate-pyruvate lyase A
Sialic acid aldolase A
Sialic acid lyase A
<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:npl-a
<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-978369 npl

<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

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Cytoplasm

<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_00002733591 – 305N-acetylneuraminate lyase AAdd BLAST305

Proteomic databases

MaxQB - The MaxQuant DataBase

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MaxQBi
Q3B8E8

PRoteomics IDEntifications database

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PRIDEi
Q3B8E8

<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_section">'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_section">'Function'</a> section).<p><a href='/help/subunit_structure' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subunit structurei

Homotetramer.By similarity

<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

Protein Model Portal of the PSI-Nature Structural Biology Knowledgebase

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ProteinModelPortali
Q3B8E8

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

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SMRi
Q3B8E8

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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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 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>Regioni51 – 52Substrate bindingBy similarity2

<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 DapA family. NanA subfamily.Curated

Phylogenomic databases

The HOVERGEN Database of Homologous Vertebrate Genes

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HOVERGENi
HBG082055

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K01639

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
3.20.20.70, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR013785 Aldolase_TIM
IPR002220 DapA-like

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR12128 PTHR12128, 1 hit

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00701 DHDPS, 1 hit

PIRSF; a whole-protein classification database

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PIRSFi
PIRSF001365 DHDPS, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR00146 DHPICSNTHASE

Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool; a protein domain database

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SMARTi
View protein in SMART
SM01130 DHDPS, 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>.<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.

Q3B8E8-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MAFAGKRLKG LIAATFTPMT SNSDINLAAI EQYVDYLVQK QHIRNIFVNG
60 70 80 90 100
TTGEGMSLSV HERKSLAEEW VKQARGKMND VIVHVGCLSL SDSKDLAAHA
110 120 130 140 150
ASCGADAIST VCPSFLKPSS LDALVLYLKE VASAAPNLPF YYYHIPRLTG
160 170 180 190 200
ITYQIYELLG KVKKNIPSFR GVKFSDVNLM DFSLCVSEYK EFDCLYGVDE
210 220 230 240 250
QLLGALAFGA HGAVGSTYNY LGKKNGDMMA AFEEGNLQKA RKIQCSLQEF
260 270 280 290 300
LIFVFDMGWG LAEFKDIMSQ VSGIPLGPSR LPLYSSMKFD HHDNIKTKML

KLDLI
Length:305
Mass (Da):33,725
Last modified:November 22, 2005 - 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:i293A04CCC286B3C8
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
BC106506 mRNA Translation: AAI06507.1

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_001089763.1, NM_001096294.1

UniGene gene-oriented nucleotide sequence clusters

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UniGenei
Xl.49983

Genome annotation databases

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
734827

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
xla:734827

<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
BC106506 mRNA Translation: AAI06507.1
RefSeqiNP_001089763.1, NM_001096294.1
UniGeneiXl.49983

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliQ3B8E8
SMRiQ3B8E8
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Proteomic databases

MaxQBiQ3B8E8
PRIDEiQ3B8E8

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

GeneIDi734827
KEGGixla:734827

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
734827
XenbaseiXB-GENE-978369 npl

Phylogenomic databases

HOVERGENiHBG082055
KOiK01639

Enzyme and pathway databases

UniPathwayi
UPA00629

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di3.20.20.70, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR013785 Aldolase_TIM
IPR002220 DapA-like
PANTHERiPTHR12128 PTHR12128, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00701 DHDPS, 1 hit
PIRSFiPIRSF001365 DHDPS, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR00146 DHPICSNTHASE
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM01130 DHDPS, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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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 nameiNPLA_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: Q3B8E8
<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: January 23, 2007
Last sequence update: November 22, 2005
Last modified: December 5, 2018
This is version 58 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

<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

  1. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families
  2. PATHWAY comments
    Index of metabolic and biosynthesis pathways
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