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HAMAP rule MF_04115

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General rule information [?]

Accession MF_04115
Dates 11-OCT-2017 (Created)
23-AUG-2022 (Last updated, Version 5)
Name SOC_T4
Scope(s) Viruses
Template(s) P03715 (SOC_BPT4); [ Recover all ]
Triggered by HAMAP; MF_04115 (Get profile general information and statistics)

Propagated annotation [?]

Identifier, protein and gene names [?]

Identifier SOC
Protein name RecName: Full=Small outer capsid protein;

Comments [?]

FUNCTIONCapsid decoration protein which helps to stabilize the capsid against extremes of pH and temperature. Once maturation and expansion of the capsid has occured, trimers of soc attach the interfaces between the hexamer of the major capsid protein. Acts as a 'glue' between neighboring hexameric capsomers. Dispensable for the head morphogenesis and phage infection.
SUBUNITHomotrimer. Interacts with the major capsid protein; three soc molecules associate with each interface between the major capsid protein facets.
SIMILARITYBelongs to the Tevenvirinae Soc family.

Keywords [?]

Gene Ontology [?]

GO:0098021; Cellular component:viral capsid, decoration

Cross-references [?]

Pfam PF16855; Soc; 1;

Features [?]

Additional information [?]

Size range 77-85 amino acids
Related rules None
Fusion Nter: None Cter: None

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