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Methionine synthase activation domain-like superfamily

SCOP classification
Root:   SCOP hierarchy in SUPERFAMILY [ 0] (11)
Class:   Alpha and beta proteins (a+b) [ 53931] (376)
Fold:   Methionine synthase activation domain-like [ 56506]
Superfamily:   Methionine synthase activation domain-like [ 56507] (2)
Families:   Methionine synthase SAM-binding domain [ 56508]
  Hypothetical protein TM0269 [ 75590]


Superfamily statistics
Genomes (1,536) Uniprot 2018_03 genome PDB chains (SCOP 1.75)
Domains 1,652 14,863 4
Proteins 1,641 14,832 4


Functional annotation
General category Metabolism
Detailed category Amino acids metabolism and transport

Document:
Function annotation of SCOP domain superfamilies

Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEO levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring one-carbon groups0Least InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Methyltransferases0Moderately InformativeDirect
Enzyme Commission (EC)Methionine synthase0Highly InformativeDirect

Document: EC annotation of SCOP domains

Enzyme Commission (EC)

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EC termFDR (all)SDEC levelAnnotation (direct or inherited)
Enzyme Commission (EC)Transferring one-carbon groups0Moderately InformativeDirect

Document: EC annotation of SCOP domains

InterPro annotation
Cross references IPR004223 SSF56507 Protein matches
Abstract

Vitamin B12 dependent methionine synthase (5-methyltetrahydrofolate--homocysteine S-methyltransferase) catalyses the conversion of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate and L-homocysteine to tetrahydrofolate and L-methionine as the final step in de novo methionine biosynthesis. The enzyme requires methylcobalamin as a cofactor. In humans, defects in this enzyme are the cause of autosomal recessive inherited methylcobalamin deficiency (CBLG), which causes mental retardation, macrocytic anemia and homocystinuria. Mild deficiencies in activity may result in mild hyperhomocysteinemia, and mutations in the enzyme may be involved in tumorigenesis. Vitamin B12 dependent methionine synthase is found in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, but in prokaryotes the cofactor is cobalamin.

In Escherichia coli, methionine synthase is a large enzyme composed of four structurally and functionally distinct modules: the first two modules bind homocysteine and tetrahydrofolate, the third module binds the B12 cofactor , and the C-terminal module (activation domain) binds S-adenosylmethionine. The activation domain is essential for the reductive activation of the enzyme. During the catalytic cycle, the highly reactive cob(I)alamin intermediate can be oxidised to produce an inactive cob(II)alamin enzyme; the enzyme is then reactivated via reductive methylation by the activation domain [PubMed11731805]. The activation domain adopts an unusual alpha/beta fold.


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 2 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 Methionine synthase activation domain-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 2 hidden Markov models representing the Methionine synthase activation domain-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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