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Serum albumin-like superfamily

SCOP classification
Root:   SCOP hierarchy in SUPERFAMILY [ 0] (11)
Class:   All alpha proteins [ 46456] (284)
Fold:   Serum albumin-like [ 48551]
Superfamily:   Serum albumin-like [ 48552]
Families:   Serum albumin-like [ 48553] (2)


Superfamily statistics
Genomes (68) Uniprot 2018_03 genome PDB chains (SCOP 1.75)
Domains 884 2,475 31
Proteins 332 966 11


Functional annotation
General category General
Detailed category General

Document:
Function annotation of SCOP domain superfamilies

Disease Ontology (DO)

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DO termFDR (all)SDDO levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Disease Ontology (DO)female reproductive system disease0.0003953InformativeDirect

Document: DO annotation of SCOP domains

Human Phenotype (HP)

(show details) Document: HP annotation of SCOP domains

Mouse Phenotype (MP)

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MP termFDR (all)SDMP levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal homeostasis0.06942Least InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal lipid homeostasis0.03811Moderately InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal cholesterol level0.001264InformativeInherited
Mammalian Phenotype (MP)abnormal circulating lipid level0.03775InformativeInherited

Document: MP annotation of SCOP domains

InterPro annotation
Cross references IPR000264 SSF48552 Protein matches
Abstract A number of serum transport proteins are known to be evolutionarily related, including albumin, alpha-fetoprotein, vitamin D-binding protein and afamin [PubMed2481749, PubMed2423133, PubMed7517938]. Albumin is the main protein of plasma; it binds water, cations (such as Ca2+, Na+ and K+), fatty acids, hormones, bilirubin and drugs - its main function is to regulate the colloidal osmotic pressure of blood. Alphafeto- protein (alpha-fetoglobulin) is a foetal plasma protein that binds various cations, fatty acids and bilirubin. Vitamin D-binding protein binds to vitamin D and its metabolites, as well as to fatty acids. The biological role of afamin (alpha-albumin) has not yet been characterised. The 3D structure of human serum albumin has been determined by X-ray crystallography to a resolution of 2.8A [PubMed1630489]. It comprises three homologous domains that assemble to form a heart-shaped molecule [PubMed1630489]. Each domain is a product of two subdomains that possess common structural motifs [PubMed1630489]. The principal regions of ligand binding to human serum albumin are located in hydrophobic cavities in subdomains IIA and IIIA, which exhibit similar chemistry. Structurally, the serum albumins are similar, each domain containing five or six internal disulphide bonds, as shown schematically below:
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                    |   |          |    |                        |     |
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   |                 |       |     |              |               |
   +-----------------+       +-----+              +---------------+

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 6 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 Serum albumin-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 6 hidden Markov models representing the Serum albumin-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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