Phenoloxidase-activating factor 2 - Q9GRW0 (PPAF2_HOLDI)


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  • Number of PDB entries for Q9GRW0: 1
Binds and activates processed prophenoloxidases PPO1 and PPO2 and thus is involved in the activation of the prophenoloxidase cascade probably following the recognition of pathogen-derived products. UniProt
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Subunit Structure
Heterodimer of a light chain and a heavy chain; disulfide-linked (Probable). Can oligomerize into a dodecamer (PubMed:11012672, PubMed:16362048. PubMed:9652393). Interacts (via CLIP domain) with cleaved PPO1 and/or PPO2; the interaction results in PPO1 and/or PPO2 activation (PubMed:16362048). UniProt
The CLIP domain consists of 37-55 residues which are "knitted" together usually by 3 conserved disulfide bonds forming a clip-like compact structure (Probable). CLIP domain interacts with cleaved PPO1 and/or PPO2; the interaction results in PPO1 and/or PPO2 activation (PubMed:16362048). UniProt
  • Organism: Korean black chafer
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  • Other Gene names: PPAF2, PPAF-II
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