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  Domain Name: MutT_pyrophosphohydr
The MutT pyrophosphohydrolase is a prototypical Nudix hydrolase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of nucleoside and deoxynucleoside triphosphates (NTPs and dNTPs) by substitution at a beta-phosphorus to yield a nucleotide monophosphate (NMP) and inorganic pyrophosphate (PPi). This enzyme requires two divalent cations for activity; one coordinates the phosphoryl groups of the NTP/dNTP substrate, and the other coordinates to the enzyme. It also contains the Nudix motif, a highly conserved 23-residue block (GX5EX7REUXEEXGU, where U = I, L or V), that functions as metal binding and catalytic site. MutT pyrophosphohydrolase is important in preventing errors in DNA replication by hydrolyzing mutagenic nucleotides such as 8-oxo-dGTP (a product of oxidative damage), which can mispair with template adenine during DNA replication, to guanine nucleotides.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 0
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 5 times on human genes (6 proteins).




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Feature Name:Total Found:
active site
metal binding site
8-oxo-dGMP binding site
nudix motif












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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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