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  Domain Name: Ig1_Contactin-2
First Ig domain of contactin-2. Ig1_Contactin-2: First Ig domain of the neural cell adhesion molecule contactin-2-like. Contactins are comprised of six Ig domains followed by four fibronectin type III (FnIII) domains anchored to the membrane by glycosylphosphatidylinositol. Contactin-2 (TAG-1, axonin-1) facilitates cell adhesion by homophilic binding between molecules in apposed membranes. It may play a part in the neuronal processes of neurite outgrowth, axon guidance and fasciculation, and neuronal migration. The first four Ig domains form the intermolecular binding fragment, which arranges as a compact U-shaped module by contacts between IG domains 1 and 4, and domains 2 and 3. The different contactins show different expression patterns in the central nervous system. During development and in adulthood, contactin-2 is transiently expressed in subsets of central and peripheral neurons. Contactin-2 is also expressed in retinal amacrine cells in the developing chick retina, corresponding to the period of formation and maturation of AC processes.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 3
Total Disease Mutations Found: 1
This domain occurred 15 times on human genes (24 proteins).


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interdomain interface

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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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