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  Domain Name: NR_DBD_REV_ERB
DNA-binding domain of REV-ERB receptor-like is composed of two C4-type zinc fingers. DNA-binding domain of REV-ERB receptor- like is composed of two C4-type zinc fingers. Each zinc finger contains a group of four Cys residues which coordinates a single zinc atom. This domain interacts with specific DNA sites upstream of the target gene and modulates the rate of transcriptional initiation. REV-ERB receptors are transcriptional regulators belonging to the nuclear receptor superfamily. They regulate a number of physiological functions including the circadian rhythm, lipid metabolism, and cellular differentiation. REV-ERB receptors bind as a monomer to a (A/G)GGTCA half-site with a 5' AT-rich extension or as a homodimer to a direct repeat 2 element (AGGTCA sequence with a 2-bp spacer), indicating functional diversity. When bound to the DNA, they recruit corepressors (NcoR/histone deacetylase 3) to the promoter, resulting in repression of the target genes. The porphyrin heme has been demonstrated to function as a ligand for REV-ERB receptor. Like other members of the nuclear receptor (NR) superfamily of ligand-activated transcription factors, REV-ERB receptors have a central well conserved DNA binding domain (DBD), a variable N-terminal domain, a non-conserved hinge and a C-terminal ligand binding domain (LBD).
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 79
Total Disease Mutations Found: 53
This domain occurred 46 times on human genes (180 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
  LIPODYSTROPHY, FAMILIAL PARTIAL, TYPE 3
  MATURITY-ONSET DIABETES OF THE YOUNG, TYPE 1
  MICROPHTHALMIA, SYNDROMIC 12
  PSEUDOHYPOALDOSTERONISM, TYPE I, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT
  RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA 37
  SPERMATOGENIC FAILURE 8 (SPGF8)
  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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