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  Domain Name: Nucleostemin_like
A circularly permuted subfamily of the Ras GTPases. Nucleostemin (NS) is a nucleolar protein that functions as a regulator of cell growth and proliferation in stem cells and in several types of cancer cells, but is not expressed in the differentiated cells of most mammalian adult tissues. NS shuttles between the nucleolus and nucleoplasm bidirectionally at a rate that is fast and independent of cell type. Lowering GTP levels decreases the nucleolar retention of NS, and expression of NS is abruptly down-regulated during differentiation prior to terminal cell division. Found only in eukaryotes, NS consists of an N-terminal basic domain, a coiled-coil domain, a GTP-binding domain, an intermediate domain, and a C-terminal acidic domain. Experimental evidence indicates that NS uses its GTP-binding property as a molecular switch to control the transition between the nucleolus and nucleoplasm, and this process involves interaction between the basic, GTP-binding, and intermediate domains of the protein.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 1
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 2 times on human genes (2 proteins).

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 The histograms below the weblogo indicate mutations found on the domain. Red is for disease (OMIM) and blue is for SNPs.

 Functional Features are displayed as orange boxes under the histograms. You can choose which features are displayed in the box below.

Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
GTP/Mg2+ binding site
G1 box
G2 box
G3 box
G4 box
G5 box
Switch I region
Switch II region

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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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