InterPro : IPR020817

Name  Molybdenum cofactor synthesis Short Name  Mo_cofactor_synthesis
Type  Domain Description  Eukaryotic and prokaryotic molybdoenzymes require a molybdopterin cofactor(MoCF) for their activity. The biosynthesis of this cofactor involves acomplex multistep enzymatic pathway. One of the eukaryotic proteins involvedin this pathway is the Drosophila protein cinnamon []which is highly similarto gephyrin, a rat microtubule-associated protein which was thought to anchorthe glycine receptor to subsynaptic microtubules. Cinnamon and gephyrin areevolutionary related, in their N-terminal half, to the Escherichia coliMoCFbiosynthesis proteins mog/chlG and moaB/chlA2 and, in their C-terminal half,to E. coli moeA/chlE.

Sequence Features

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0 Child Features

1 Contains

Id Name Short Name Type
IPR008284 Molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis, conserved site MoCF_biosynth_CS Conserved_site

4 Found In

Id Name Short Name Type
IPR012182 Bifunctional molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis MobB/MoeA MobB_MoeA Family
IPR012247 Bifunctional molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis protein MoaC/MogA MoaC_MogA Family
IPR012245 Molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis protein MoaB MoaB Family
IPR013484 Molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis protein B, proteobacteria MoaB_proteobac Family

1 Parent Features

Id Name Short Name Type
IPR001453 Molybdopterin binding domain Mopterin-bd_dom Domain

1 Publications

First Author Title Year Journal Volume Pages
Kamdar KP The Drosophila molybdenum cofactor gene cinnamon is homologous to three Escherichia coli cofactor proteins and to the rat protein gephyrin. 1994 Genetics 137 791-801

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Rozanski, A., Moon, H., Brandl, H., Martín-Durán, J. M., Grohme, M., Hüttner, K., Bartscherer, K., Henry, I., & Rink, J. C.
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Nucleic Acids Research, gky1070. doi:10.1093/nar/gky1070 (2018)