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Family: DctM (PF06808)

Summary: DctM-like transporters

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This family contains a diverse range of predicted transporter proteins. Including the DctM subunit of the bacterial and archaeal TRAP C4-dicarboxylate transport (Dct) system permease. In general, C4-dicarboxylate transport systems allow C4-dicarboxylates like succinate, fumarate, and malate to be taken up. TRAP C4-dicarboxylate carriers are secondary carriers that use an electrochemical H+ gradient as the driving force for transport. DctM is an integral membrane protein that is one of the constituents of TRAP carriers [1]. Note that many family members are hypothetical proteins.

Literature references

  1. Janausch IG, Zientz E, Tran QH, Kroger A, Unden G; , Biochim Biophys Acta 2002;1553:39-56.: C4-dicarboxylate carriers and sensors in bacteria. PUBMED:11803016 EPMC:11803016


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This tab holds annotation information from the InterPro database.

InterPro entry IPR010656

This domain represents a conserved region located towards the N terminus of the DctM subunit of the bacterial and archaeal TRAP C4-dicarboxylate transport (Dct) system permease. In general, C4-dicarboxylate transport systems allow C4-dicarboxylates like succinate, fumarate, and malate to be taken up. TRAP C4-dicarboxylate carriers are secondary carriers that use an electrochemical H+ gradient as the driving force for transport. DctM is an integral membrane protein that is one of the constituents of TRAP carriers [PUBMED:11803016, PUBMED:11524131]. Note that many family members are hypothetical proteins.

Domain organisation

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Pfam Clan

This family is a member of clan IT (CL0182), which has the following description:

This superfamily of secondary carriers specific for cationic and anionic compounds, has been termed the ion transporter (IT) superfamily [1].

The clan contains the following 17 members:

ABG_transport ArsB CitMHS DctM DcuA_DcuB DcuC DUF1504 DUF1646 DUF401 GntP_permease Lactate_perm MatC_N Na_H_antiport_2 Na_H_antiporter Na_sulph_symp NhaB SCFA_trans

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(11933)
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(616)
RP35
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RP55
(1743)
RP75
(2023)
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Seed source: Pfam-B_4075 (release 10.0)
Previous IDs: none
Type: Family
Author: Vella Briffa B, Bateman A
Number in seed: 18
Number in full: 7152
Average length of the domain: 404.70 aa
Average identity of full alignment: 26 %
Average coverage of the sequence by the domain: 85.53 %

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build method: hmmbuild -o /dev/null HMM SEED
search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
Model details:
Parameter Sequence Domain
Gathering cut-off 21.8 21.8
Trusted cut-off 21.8 21.8
Noise cut-off 21.7 21.7
Model length: 416
Family (HMM) version: 7
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