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HAMAP rule MF_01073

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General rule information [?]

Accession MF_01073
Dates 21-JUL-2003 (Created)
19-NOV-2019 (Last updated, Version 20)
Name MatP
Bacteria; Gammaproteobacteria
Template P0A8N0 (MATP_ECOLI)

Propagated annotation [?]

Identifier, protein and gene names [?]

Protein name
RecName: Full=Macrodomain Ter protein;
Gene name

Comments [?]

Function Required for spatial organization of the terminus region of the chromosome (Ter macrodomain) during the cell cycle. Prevents early segregation of duplicated Ter macrodomains during cell division. Binds specifically to matS, which is a 13 bp signature motif repeated within the Ter macrodomain.
Subunit Homodimer.
Subcellular location Cytoplasm.
Similarity Belongs to the MatP family.

Keywords [?]

Gene Ontology [?]

GO:0043565; Molecular function: sequence-specific DNA binding.
GO:0051301; Biological process: cell division.
GO:0005737; Cellular component: cytoplasm.

Cross-references [?]

Pfam PF06303; MatP; 1;

Additional information [?]

Size range 148-157 amino acids
Related rules None
Fusion None