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Annotation rule MF_00436
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General rule information [?]

Accession MF_00436
Dates 21-AUG-2001 (Created)
18-NOV-2019 (Last updated, Version 21)
Name Hfq
Template P0A6X3 (HFQ_ECOLI)

Propagated annotation [?]

Identifier, protein and gene names [?]

Protein name
RecName: Full=RNA-binding protein Hfq;
Gene name

Comments [?]

Function RNA chaperone that binds small regulatory RNA (sRNAs) and mRNAs to facilitate mRNA translational regulation in response to envelope stress, environmental stress and changes in metabolite concentrations. Also binds with high specificity to tRNAs.
Subunit Homohexamer.
Similarity Belongs to the Hfq family.

Keywords [?]

Gene Ontology [?]

GO:0003723; Molecular function: RNA binding.

Cross-references [?]

Pfam PF01423; LSM; 1;
TIGRFAMs TIGR02383; Hfq; 1;

Additional information [?]

Size range 60-230 amino acids
Related rules None
Fusion None