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Sequence version 1 (05 Jul 2004)
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Protein

Lens fiber major intrinsic protein

Gene

MIP

Organism
Ovis aries (Sheep)
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 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

Water channel. Channel activity is down-regulated by CALM when cytoplasmic Ca2+ levels are increased. May be responsible for regulating the osmolarity of the lens. Interactions between homotetramers from adjoining membranes may stabilize cell junctions in the eye lens core.5 Publications

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>Sitei149Important for water channel gatingBy 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

<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 functionEye lens protein
Biological processSensory transduction, Transport

<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:
Lens fiber major intrinsic protein
Alternative name(s):
Aquaporin-0
<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:MIP
Synonyms:AQP0
<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>OrganismiOvis aries (Sheep)
<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 identifieri9940 [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 lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaLaurasiatheriaCetartiodactylaRuminantiaPecoraBovidaeCaprinaeOvis
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">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
  • UP000002356 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes_manual">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 3

<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

Topology

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular_location_section">'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 – 8Cytoplasmic8
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular_location_section">'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>Transmembranei9 – 32HelicalAdd BLAST24
Topological domaini33 – 38Extracellular6
Transmembranei39 – 61HelicalAdd BLAST23
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular_location_section">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the extent of a region that is buried within a membrane, but does not cross it.<p><a href='/help/intramem' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Intramembranei62 – 676
Intramembranei68 – 78HelicalAdd BLAST11
Topological domaini79 – 84Cytoplasmic6
Transmembranei85 – 107HelicalAdd BLAST23
Topological domaini108 – 126ExtracellularAdd BLAST19
Transmembranei127 – 147HelicalAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini148 – 159CytoplasmicAdd BLAST12
Transmembranei160 – 176HelicalAdd BLAST17
Intramembranei177 – 1837
Intramembranei184 – 194HelicalAdd BLAST11
Topological domaini195 – 200Extracellular6
Transmembranei201 – 219HelicalAdd BLAST19
Topological domaini220 – 263CytoplasmicAdd BLAST44

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Cell junction, Cell membrane, Gap junction, 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.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00000639151 – 263Lens fiber major intrinsic proteinAdd BLAST263

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the ‘PTM / Processing’ section specifies the position and type of each modified residue excluding <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/lipid">lipids</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/carbohyd">glycans</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/crosslnk">protein cross-links</a>.<p><a href='/help/mod_res' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Modified residuei235PhosphoserineBy similarity1
Modified residuei243PhosphoserineBy similarity1
Modified residuei245PhosphoserineBy similarity1

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm_processing_section">PTM/processing</a> section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs). This subsection <strong>complements</strong> the information provided at the sequence level or describes modifications for which <strong>position-specific data is not yet available</strong>.<p><a href='/help/post-translational_modification' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Post-translational modificationi

Subject to partial proteolytic cleavage in the eye lens core. Partial proteolysis promotes interactions between tetramers from adjoining membranes.1 Publication
Fatty acylated at Met-1 and Lys-238. The acyl modifications, in decreasing order of ion abundance, are: oleoyl (C18:1) > palmitoyl (C16:0) > stearoyl (C18:0) > eicosenoyl (C20:1) > dihomo-gamma-linolenoyl (C20:3) > palmitoleoyl (C16:1) > eicosadienoyl (C20:2).By similarity

Keywords - PTMi

Lipoprotein, Phosphoprotein

<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

Detected in eye lens (at protein level).3 Publications

<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. Homooctamer formed by head-to-head interaction between homotetramers from adjoining membranes.

Interacts with CALM; one CALM molecule interacts with the cytoplasmic domains of two aquaporins, leading to channel closure.

4 Publications

<p>This subsection of the '<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction_section%27">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="http://www.ebi.ac.uk/intact/">IntAct database</a>. It is updated on a monthly basis. Each binary interaction is displayed on a separate line.<p><a href='/help/binary_interactions' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Binary interactionsi

WithEntry#Exp.IntActNotes
P621582EBI-15728125,EBI-397435From a different organism.

GO - Molecular functioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

Database of interacting proteins

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DIPi
DIP-46234N

Protein interaction database and analysis system

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IntActi
Q6J8I9, 1 interactor

STRING: functional protein association networks

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STRINGi
9940.ENSOARP00000009442

<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

Secondary structure

1263
Legend: HelixTurnBeta strandPDB Structure known for this area
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3D structure databases

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

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SMRi
Q6J8I9

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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Protein Data Bank in Europe - Knowledge Base

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PDBe-KBi
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Miscellaneous databases

Relative evolutionary importance of amino acids within a protein sequence

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EvolutionaryTracei
Q6J8I9

<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>Regioni227 – 237Interaction with CALMBy similarityAdd BLAST11

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>Motifi68 – 70NPA 13
Motifi184 – 186NPA 23

<p>This subsection of the ‘Family and domains’ section provides general information on the biological role of a domain. The term ‘domain’ is intended here in its wide acceptation, it may be a structural domain, a transmembrane region or a functional domain. Several domains are described in this subsection.<p><a href='/help/domain_cc' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Domaini

Aquaporins contain two tandem repeats each containing two membrane-spanning helices and a pore-forming loop with the signature motif Asn-Pro-Ala (NPA). Each tandem repeat contains a loop and a short helix that enter and leave the lipid bilayer on the same side.

<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

Repeat, Transmembrane, Transmembrane helix

Phylogenomic databases

Ensembl GeneTree

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GeneTreei
ENSGT00940000156260

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K09863

Identification of Orthologs from Complete Genome Data

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OMAi
HLMGMYY

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
1152704at2759

Family and domain databases

Conserved Domains Database

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CDDi
cd00333 MIP, 1 hit

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
1.20.1080.10, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR023271 Aquaporin-like
IPR034294 Aquaporin_transptr
IPR000425 MIP
IPR022357 MIP_CS

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR19139 PTHR19139, 1 hit

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00230 MIP, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR00783 MINTRINSICP

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF81338 SSF81338, 1 hit

TIGRFAMs; a protein family database

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TIGRFAMsi
TIGR00861 MIP, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS00221 MIP, 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>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.

Q6J8I9-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
« Hide
        10         20         30         40         50
MWELRSASFW RAIFAEFFAT LFYVFFGLGA SLRWAPGPLH VLQVALAFGL
60 70 80 90 100
ALATLVQAVG HISGAHVNPA VTFAFLVGSQ MSLLRAICYV VAQLLGAVAG
110 120 130 140 150
AAVLYSVTPP AVRGNLALNT LHPGVSVGQA TIVEIFLTLQ FVLCIFATYD
160 170 180 190 200
ERRNGRLGSV ALAVGFSLTL GHLFGMYYTG AGMNPARSFA PAILTRNFTN
210 220 230 240 250
HWVYWVGPVI GAGLGSLLYD FLLFPRLKSV SERLSILKGT RPSESNGQPE
260
VTGEPVELKT QAL
Length:263
Mass (Da):28,263
Last modified:July 5, 2004 - 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:i1BF16D4E6662C5A6
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
AY573927 Genomic DNA Translation: AAT09161.1

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_001153230.1, NM_001159758.1

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl eukaryotic genome annotation project

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Ensembli
ENSOART00000009579; ENSOARP00000009442; ENSOARG00000008796

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
100294602

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
oas:100294602

<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

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EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
AY573927 Genomic DNA Translation: AAT09161.1
RefSeqiNP_001153230.1, NM_001159758.1

3D structure databases

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Protein Data Bank Europe

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PDBei

Protein Data Bank RCSB

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RCSB PDBi

Protein Data Bank Japan

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PDBji
Links Updated
PDB entryMethodResolution (Å)ChainPositionsPDBsum
1SORX-ray3.00A5-239[»]
2B6OX-ray1.90A1-263[»]
2B6PX-ray2.40A1-263[»]
3J41electron microscopy25.0A/B/C/D1-263[»]
3M9Ielectron microscopy2.50A7-226[»]
SMRiQ6J8I9
ModBaseiSearch...
PDBe-KBiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

DIPiDIP-46234N
IntActiQ6J8I9, 1 interactor
STRINGi9940.ENSOARP00000009442

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENSOART00000009579; ENSOARP00000009442; ENSOARG00000008796
GeneIDi100294602
KEGGioas:100294602

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
4284

Phylogenomic databases

GeneTreeiENSGT00940000156260
KOiK09863
OMAiHLMGMYY
OrthoDBi1152704at2759

Miscellaneous databases

EvolutionaryTraceiQ6J8I9

Family and domain databases

CDDicd00333 MIP, 1 hit
Gene3Di1.20.1080.10, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR023271 Aquaporin-like
IPR034294 Aquaporin_transptr
IPR000425 MIP
IPR022357 MIP_CS
PANTHERiPTHR19139 PTHR19139, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00230 MIP, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR00783 MINTRINSICP
SUPFAMiSSF81338 SSF81338, 1 hit
TIGRFAMsiTIGR00861 MIP, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00221 MIP, 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
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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 nameiMIP_SHEEP
<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: Q6J8I9
<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: July 5, 2005
Last sequence update: July 5, 2004
Last modified: October 16, 2019
This is version 93 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

Keywords - Technical termi

3D-structure, Complete proteome, Direct protein sequencing, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families
  2. PDB cross-references
    Index of Protein Data Bank (PDB) cross-references
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