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  Domain Name: NR_DBD_NGFI-B
DNA-binding domain of the orphan nuclear receptor, nerve growth factor-induced-B. DNA-binding domain (DBD) of the orphan nuclear receptor, nerve growth factor-induced-B (NGFI-B) is composed of two C4-type zinc fingers. Each zinc finger contains a group of four Cys residues which co-ordinates a single zinc atom. NGFI-B interacts with specific DNA sites upstream of the target gene and modulates the rate of transcriptional initiation. NGFI-B is a member of the nuclear-steroid receptor superfamily. NGFI-B is classified as an orphan receptor because no ligand has yet been identified. NGFI-B is an early immediate gene product of embryo development that is rapidly produced in response to a variety of cellular signals including nerve growth factor. It is involved in T-cell-mediated apoptosis, as well as neuronal differentiation and function. NGFI-B regulates transcription by binding to a specific DNA target upstream of its target genes and regulating the rate of transcriptional initiation. NGFI-B binds to the NGFI-B response element (NBRE) 5'-(A/T)AAAGGTCA as a monomer. Like other members of the nuclear receptor (NR) superfamily of ligand-activated transcription factors, NGFI-B has a central well-conserved DNA binding domain (DBD), a variable N-terminal domain, a flexible hinge and a C-terminal ligand binding domain (LBD).
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 69
Total Disease Mutations Found: 50
This domain occurred 46 times on human genes (190 proteins).



  46,XY SEX REVERSAL 3
  ANDROGEN INSENSITIVITY SYNDROME
  ANDROGEN INSENSITIVITY, COMPLETE
  ANDROGEN INSENSITIVITY, PARTIAL, WITH BREAST CANCER
  ANDROGEN INSENSITIVITY, PARTIAL, WITH OR WITHOUT BREAST CANCER
  ENHANCED S-CONE SYNDROME
  GLUCOCORTICOID RESISTANCE, GENERALIZED
  HYPERAPOBETALIPOPROTEINEMIA, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
  LIPODYSTROPHY, FAMILIAL PARTIAL, TYPE 3
  MATURITY-ONSET DIABETES OF THE YOUNG, TYPE 1
  MICROPHTHALMIA, SYNDROMIC 12
  PSEUDOHYPOALDOSTERONISM, TYPE I, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT
  RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA 37
  VITAMIN D-DEPENDENT RICKETS, TYPE 2A


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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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