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  Domain Name: Topoisomer_IB_N_htop
Topoisomer_IB_N_htopoI_like : N-terminal DNA binding fragment found in eukaryotic DNA topoisomerase (topo) IB proteins similar to the monomeric yeast and human topo I. Topo I enzymes are divided into: topo type IA (bacterial) and type IB (eukaryotic). Topo I relaxes superhelical tension in duplex DNA by creating a single-strand nick, the broken strand can then rotate around the unbroken strand to remove DNA supercoils and, the nick is religated, liberating topo I. These enzymes regulate the topological changes that accompany DNA replication, transcription and other nuclear processes. Human topo I is the target of a diverse set of anticancer drugs including camptothecins (CPTs). CPTs bind to the topo I-DNA complex and inhibit religation of the single-strand nick, resulting in the accumulation of topo I-DNA adducts. This family may represent more than one structural domain.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 2
Total Disease Mutations Found: 1
This domain occurred 2 times on human genes (3 proteins).


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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
DNA binding
topo1 poison binding

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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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