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Gene PF1938 from Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638: putative malE-like sugar binding protein
Member of NCBI Protein Clusters CLSK689458(See COMBREX Page ) (See NCBI page)
NCBI Entrez GeneID 1469818
UniProtKB accession
RefSeq Protein accession NP_579667.1 (PROVISIONAL)
Gene Symbol(s)
  • symbol: PF1938
  • locus tag: PF1938
Organism Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638 (NCBI TaxID: 186497)
Other Cross References:
  • S
    Structure(s) available in PDB: 1ELJ
  • C
    Gene cloned by a participant in the Protein Structure Initiative (PSI): TargetDB. (To obtain a clone, please contact the PSI:Biology-Materials Repository.)
  • U
    Protein purified by a participant in the Protein Structure Initiative (PSI): TargetDB. (If you are interested in collaborating to obtain the protein, please contact the Northeast Structural Genomics consortium).
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Source Predicted function(s)
NCBI Protein Cluster Prediction extracellular solute-binding protein
Source References Functional description
GSDB Under Review maltotriose-binding protein (source organism: Pyrococcus furiosus; strain specific ID: NCBI_TaxID=2261)
Functional Status greenGreen (experimental evidence, uncurated)
GO terms
  • MF: GO:0005215 : transporter activity : IEA
  • BP: GO:0008643 : carbohydrate transport : IEA
  • MF: GO:0005363 : maltose transmembrane transporter activity : IEA
  • BP: GO:0006810 : transport : IEA
  • BP: GO:0015768 : maltose transport : IEA
Domain Structure from CDD
  • MalE: Maltose-binding periplasmic proteins/domains [Carbohydrate transport and metabolism]

See domain structure on NCBI Conserved Domain Database
Domain structure from Pfam
See domain structure on Pfam Database
Based on the function of this gene, COMBREX predictions were made to the following related genes (mouse over gene symbol for details) [Download ]
malE , TK1771