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  Domain Name: RPA1_DBD_C
RPA1_DBD_C: A subfamily of OB folds corresponding to the C-terminal OB fold, the ssDNA-binding domain (DBD)-C, of human RPA1 (also called RPA70). RPA1 is the large subunit of Replication protein A (RPA). RPA is a nuclear ssDNA-binding protein (SSB) which appears to be involved in all aspects of DNA metabolism including replication, recombination, and repair. RPA also mediates specific interactions of various nuclear proteins. In animals, plants, and fungi, RPA is a heterotrimer with subunits of 70KDa (RPA1), 32kDa (RPA2), and 14 KDa (RPA3). In addition to DBD-C, RPA1 contains three other OB folds: DBD-A, DBD-B, and RPA1N. The major DNA binding activity of RPA is associated with RPA1 DBD-A and DBD-B. RPA1 DBD-C is involved in DNA binding and trimerization. It contains two structural insertions not found to date in other OB-folds: a zinc ribbon and a three-helix bundle. RPA1 DBD-C also contains a Cys4-type zinc-binding motif, which plays a role in the ssDNA binding function of this domain. It appears that zinc itself may not be required for ssDNA binding.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 5
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 3 times on human genes (3 proteins).




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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  


Feature Name:Total Found:
trimerization core interf
RPA1 DBD-C/RPA2 DBD-D int
RPA1 DBD-C/RPA3 interface
Zinc binding site
generic binding surface I
generic binding surface I
















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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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