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Family: Voldacs (PF03517)

Summary: Regulator of volume decrease after cellular swelling

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Regulator of volume decrease after cellular swelling Provide feedback

ICln is a ubiquitously expressed multi-functional protein that plays a critical role in regulating volume decrease in cells after cellular swelling. In plants, ICln induces Cl- currents [1,4,5], thus regulating Cl- homoeostasis in eukaryotes [2,3]. Structurally, the fold resembles a pleckstrin homology fold, on of whose roles is to recruit and tether their host protein to the cell membrane; and although the surface charges of the ICln fold are not equivalent to those of the PH domain, ICln can be phosphorylated in vitro and the PH-nature of the domain may be the part involving it in the transposition from cytosol to cell membrane during cytotonic swelling [1].

Literature references

  1. Furst J, Botta G, Saino S, Dopinto S, Gandini R, Dossena S, Vezzoli V, Rodighiero S, Bazzini C, Garavaglia ML, Meyer G, Jakab M, Ritter M, Wappl-Kornherr E, Paulmichl M;, Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2006;187:43-49.: The ICln interactome. PUBMED:16734741 EPMC:16734741

  2. Tamma G, Procino G, Strafino A, Bononi E, Meyer G, Paulmichl M, Formoso V, Svelto M, Valenti G;, Endocrinology. 2007;148:1118-1130.: Hypotonicity induces aquaporin-2 internalization and cytosol-to-membrane translocation of ICln in renal cells. PUBMED:17138647 EPMC:17138647

  3. Schmidt S, Jakab M, Costa I, Furst J, Ravasio A, Paulmichl M, Botta G, Ritter M;, Cell Physiol Biochem. 2009;23:397-406.: Quaternary structure assessment of ICln by fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) in vivo. PUBMED:19471107 EPMC:19471107

  4. Brumos J, Talon M, Bouhlal R, Colmenero-Flores JM;, Plant Cell Environ. 2010;33:2012-2027.: Cl- homeostasis in includer and excluder citrus rootstocks: transport mechanisms and identification of candidate genes. PUBMED:20573047 EPMC:20573047

  5. Park JB, Son SJ, Lee GS, Cho PY, Song KS, Ryu PD, Kang SY, Hong SJ;, Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2005;140:197-203.: Molecular and electrophysiological characterization of nucleotide-sensitive chloride current-inducing protein of Fasciola hepatica. PUBMED:15760659 EPMC:15760659


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Seed source: PRINTS
Previous IDs: ICln_channel;
Type: Family
Author: Griffiths-Jones SR, Coggill P
Number in seed: 115
Number in full: 359
Average length of the domain: 133.60 aa
Average identity of full alignment: 25 %
Average coverage of the sequence by the domain: 52.92 %

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search method: hmmsearch -Z 23193494 -E 1000 --cpu 4 HMM pfamseq
Model details:
Parameter Sequence Domain
Gathering cut-off 22.1 22.1
Trusted cut-off 22.2 23.3
Noise cut-off 21.9 20.6
Model length: 135
Family (HMM) version: 8
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