Home  |  Contact
PROSITE documentation PDOC51534 [for PROSITE entry PS51534]

SEFIR domain profile





Description

The SEFIR domain (after SEFs and IL17Rs) is a conserved sequence segment identified in transmembrane receptors (including SEFs, IL17Rs) and soluble factors (including CIKS/ACT1) in eukaryotes and bacteria. In addition to the SEFIR sequence homology, SEFs and IL17Rs share the same architecture. Their extracellular regions are sequentially divergent but appear structurally similar to a tandem fibronectin 3 (FN3)-like domain arrangement. A single transmembrane region is followed by a high-complexity sequence region involving the SEFIR domain and a C-terminal tail that is enriched with polar residues and, sometimes, with low complexity regions [1].

The SEFIR domain is related to the TIR domain (see <PDOC50104>). The SEFIR domain is similar to the TIR domain in length and secondary structure. The similarity between the SEFIR and TIR domains involves the conserved boxes 1 and 2 of the TIR domain that are implicated in homotypic dimerization, but there is no sequence similarity between SEFIR domains and the TIR sequence box 3 [1].

The profile we developed covers the entire SEFIR domain.

PROSITE is copyrighted by the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License, see https://prosite.expasy.org/prosite_license.html --------------------------------------------------------------------------------.

Last update:

April 2011 / First entry.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Technical section

PROSITE method (with tools and information) covered by this documentation:

?, PS51534;   (?)


Reference

1Title
Source?



PROSITE is copyrighted by the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License, see prosite_license.html.

Miscellaneous

View entry in original PROSITE document format
View entry in raw text format (no links)