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CheY-like superfamily

SCOP classification
Root:   SCOP hierarchy in SUPERFAMILY [ 0] (11)
Class:   Alpha and beta proteins (a/b) [ 51349] (147)
Fold:   Flavodoxin-like [ 52171] (15)
Superfamily:   CheY-like [ 52172] (7)
Families:   CheY-related [ 52173] (25)
  Receiver domain of the ethylene receptor [ 52194]
  Positive regulator of the amidase operon AmiR [ 52197]
  Ornithine decarboxylase N-terminal "wing" domain [ 52252]
  N-terminal domain of the circadian clock protein KaiA [ 82344]
  RcsC linker domain-like [ 142037]
  AF1403 C-terminal domain-like [ 142040]

Superfamily statistics
Genomes (2,930) Uniprot 2018_03 genome PDB chains (SCOP 1.75)
Domains 103,673 942,030 73
Proteins 98,930 900,524 71

Functional annotation
General category Regulation
Detailed category Signal transduction

Function annotation of SCOP domain superfamilies

Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEO levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Acting on ester bonds0Least InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Carboxylic ester hydrolases0Moderately InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Protein-histidine kinases0InformativeDirect

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Yeast Phenotype (YP)

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YP termFDR (all)SDYP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Yeast Phenotype (YP)resistance to chemicals0Least InformativeDirect
Yeast Phenotype (YP)metabolism and growth0Least InformativeDirect

Document: YP annotation of SCOP domains

Arabidopsis Plant Ontology (AP)

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AP termFDR (all)SDAP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)portion of meristem tissue0.03866Least InformativeInherited
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)cardinal part of multi-tissue plant structure0.06777Least InformativeInherited
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)whole plant0.116Least InformativeInherited
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)leaf0.1921Least InformativeInherited
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)shoot axis0.5693Least InformativeInherited
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)root system0.5698Least InformativeInherited
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)root tip0.0003507InformativeDirect
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)juvenile vascular leaf0.0000000000007803Highly InformativeDirect
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)phyllome vascular system0.00000002089Highly InformativeDirect
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)shoot apical meristem0.00001895Highly InformativeDirect
Plant ANatomical entity (PAN)root stele0.0003543Highly InformativeDirect

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Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEC levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Hydrolases0Least InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring phosphorus-containing groups0.000000000001922Least InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Lyases1Least InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds0Moderately InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Carbon-carbon lyases1Moderately InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Carboxylic ester hydrolases0InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)In linear amides0InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Carboxy-lyases0.9668InformativeInherited
Enzyme Commission (EC)Protein-histidine kinases0Highly InformativeDirect

Document: EC annotation of SCOP domains

InterPro annotation
Cross references IPR011006 SSF52172 Protein matches

CheY is a member of the response regulator family in bacterial two-component signalling systems, where CheY receives the signal from the sensor partner, usually a histidine protein kinase. Signal transduction involves phosphotransfer, whereby the histidine kinase phosphorylates a conserved aspartate in the response regulator to activate responses to environmental signals [PubMed14636076]. CheY is a single domain protein that folds into a compact globular unit with a flavodoxin-like fold consisting of three-layer alpha/beta/alpha sandwich with 21345 beta topology, where the phosphorylation region lies in a cavity.

Other members of the response regulator family contain a CheY-like receiver domain, which is often found N-terminal to a DNA-binding effector domain. Examples include NarL (nitrate/nitrite response regulator), NtrC (nitrogen regulatory protein C), Spo0A and Spo0F (sporulation response) from Bacillus, PhoA and PhoB cyclin-dependent kinases from Aspergillus, among others.

AmiR, the positive regulator of the amidase operon in Psuedomonas, is an unusual member of the bacterial response regulator family; AmiR is able to bind RNA and uses ligand-regulated activation rather than phopho-activation. It has a CheY-like fold at its N-terminus, but contains two subdomains in a C-terminal extension, one forming a coiled-coil and the other a long alpha helix. As such AmiR may represent a new family of RNA-binding response regulators [PubMed10508151].

CheY-like domains can be found in other protein families as well. Examples include the receiver domain of the ethylene receptor (ETR1) from Arabidopsis, which is involved in ethylene detection and signal transduction [PubMed10647185]; the N-terminal wing' domain of ornithine decarboxylase from Lactobacilli, which catalyses the conversion of ornithine to putrescine at the beginning of the polyamine pathway [PubMed10666573]. The N-terminal domain of the circadian clock protein, KaiA, from cyanobacteria, acts as a psuedo-receiver domain, but lacks the conserved aspartyl residue required for phosphotransfer in response regulators [PubMed12438647].

InterPro database

PDBeMotif information about ligands, sequence and structure motifs
Cross references PDB entries
Ligand binding statistics
Nucleic-acid binding statistics
Occurrence of secondary structure elements
Occurrence of small 3D structural motifs

PDBeMotif resource

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Internal database links

Browse genome assignments for this superfamily. The SUPERFAMILY hidden Markov model library has been used to carry out SCOP domain assignments to all genomes at the superfamily level.

Alignments of sequences to 117 models in this superfamily are available by clicking on the 'Alignments' icon above. PDB sequences less than 40% identical are shown by default, but any other sequence(s) may be aligned. Select PDB sequences, genome sequences, or paste in or upload your own sequences.

Browse and view proteins in genomes which have different domain combinations including a CheY-like domain.

Examine the distribution of domain superfamilies, or families, across the major taxonomic kingdoms or genomes within a kingdom. This gives an immediate impression of how superfamilies, or families, are restricted to certain kingdoms of life.

Explore domain occurrence network where nodes represent genomes and edges are domain architectures (shared between genomes) containing the superfamily of interest.

There are 117 hidden Markov models representing the CheY-like superfamily. Information on how the models are built, and plots showing hydrophobicity, match emmission probabilities and insertion/deletion probabilities can be inspected.

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