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  Domain Name: MutL_Trans_MLH1
MutL_Trans_MLH1: transducer domain, having a ribosomal S5 domain 2-like fold, found in proteins similar to yeast and human MLH1 (MutL homologue 1). This transducer domain is homologous to the second domain of the DNA gyrase B subunit, which is known to be important in nucleotide hydrolysis and the transduction of structural signals from ATP-binding site to the DNA breakage/reunion regions of the enzymes. MLH1 forms heterodimers with PMS2, PMS1 and MLH3. These three complexes have distinct functions in meiosis. hMLH1-hPMS2 also participates in the repair of all DNA mismatch repair (MMR) substrates. Roles for hMLH1-hPMS1 or hMLH1-hMLH3 in MMR have not been established. Cells lacking hMLH1 have a strong mutator phenotype and display microsatellite instability (MSI). Mutation in hMLH1 causes predisposition to HNPCC, Muir-Torre syndrome and Turcot syndrome (HNPCC variant). Mutation in hMLH1 accounts for a large fraction of HNPCC families.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 28
Total Disease Mutations Found: 14
This domain occurred 2 times on human genes (9 proteins).


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   Protein ID            Protein Position

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Feature Name:Total Found:
ATP binding site

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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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