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  Domain Name: F-BAR_PACSIN3
The F-BAR (FES-CIP4 Homology and Bin/Amphiphysin/Rvs) domain of Protein kinase C and Casein kinase Substrate in Neurons 3 (PACSIN3). F-BAR domains are dimerization modules that bind and bend membranes and are found in proteins involved in membrane dynamics and actin reorganization. Protein kinase C and Casein kinase Substrate in Neurons (PACSIN) proteins, also called Synaptic dynamin-associated proteins (Syndapins), act as regulators of cytoskeletal and membrane dynamics. Vetebrates harbor three isoforms with distinct expression patterns and specific functions. PACSIN 3 or Syndapin III is expressed ubiquitously and regulates glucose uptake in adipocytes through its role in GLUT1 trafficking. It also modulates the subcellular localization and stimulus-specific function of the cation channel TRPV4. PACSIN 3 contains an N-terminal F-BAR domain and a C-terminal SH3 domain. F-BAR domains form banana-shaped dimers with a positively-charged concave surface that binds to negatively-charged lipid membranes. They can induce membrane deformation in the form of long tubules.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 4
Total Disease Mutations Found: 2
This domain occurred 4 times on human genes (8 proteins).


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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
dimer interface
putative membrane interac

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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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