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General rule information [?]

Accession PRU00855
Dates 4-FEB-2011 (Created)
19-NOV-2022 (Last updated, Version 9)
Data class Domain
Predictors PROSITE; PS51522; ZF_NANOS
Name Zinc finger nanos-type
Function The nanos-type zinc finger has two conserved Cys-Cys-His-Cys (CCHC)- type zinc-finger motifs that are indispensable for nanos function.

Propagated annotation [?]

Comments [?]

case <Feature:PS51522:2=C> and <Feature:PS51522:5=C> and <Feature:PS51522:18=H> and <Feature:PS51522:29=C> and <Feature:PS51522:37=C> and <Feature:PS51522:40=C> and <Feature:PS51522:48=H> and <Feature:PS51522:53=C>
Domain The Nanos-type zinc finger is composed of two C2HC motifs, each motif binding one molecule of zinc. It is essential for the translation repression activity of the protein.
end case

Similarity Belongs to the nanos family.

Gene Ontology [?]

GO:0006417; Biological process: regulation of translation.
GO:0003723; Molecular function: RNA binding.
case (<Feature:PS51522:2=CH> and <Feature:PS51522:5=CH> and <Feature:PS51522:18=HC> and <Feature:PS51522:29=CH>) or (<Feature:PS51522:37=CH> and <Feature:PS51522:40=CH> and <Feature:PS51522:48=HC> and <Feature:PS51522:53=CH>)
GO:0008270; Molecular function: zinc ion binding.

Keywords [?]

end case

Features [?]

case (<Feature:PS51522:2=C> and <Feature:PS51522:5=C> and <Feature:PS51522:18=H> and <Feature:PS51522:29=C>) and (<Feature:PS51522:37=C> and <Feature:PS51522:40=C> and <Feature:PS51522:48=H> and <Feature:PS51522:53=C>)
From: PS51522
Key     From     To       Description   Tag   Condition   FTGroup
ZN_FING     from     to       Nanos-type #        
else case (<Feature:PS51522:2=[CH]> and <Feature:PS51522:5=[CH]> and <Feature:PS51522:18=[HC]> and <Feature:PS51522:29=[CH]>) and (<Feature:PS51522:37=[CH]> and <Feature:PS51522:40=[CH]> and <Feature:PS51522:48=[HC]> and <Feature:PS51522:53=[CH]>)
ZN_FING     from     to       Nanos-type #; atypical        
ZN_FING     from     to       Nanos-type #; degenerate        
end case

case <FTGroup:1>
MOTIF     2     29       C2HC #1        
end case

case <FTGroup:2>
MOTIF     37     53       C2HC #2        
end case

BINDING     2     2       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#1     [CH]   1
BINDING     5     5       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#1     [CH]   1
BINDING     18     18       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#1     [CH]   1
BINDING     29     29       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#1     [CH]   1
BINDING     37     37       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#2     [CH]   2
BINDING     40     40       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#2     [CH]   2
BINDING     48     48       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#2     [CH]   2
BINDING     53     53       /ligand="Zn(2+)" /ligand_id="ChEBI:CHEBI:29105" /ligand_label="#2     [CH]   2

Additional information [?]

Size range 45-65 amino acids
Related rules None
Repeats 1
Topology Undefined
Example P60323 (NANO3_HUMAN)
Eukaryota; Metazoa
Comments None


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UniProtKB rule member sequences [?]