Synaptonemal complex protein 3 - P70281 (SYCP3_MOUSE)


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  • Number of PDB entries for P70281: 2
Component of the synaptonemal complexes (SCS), formed between homologous chromosomes during meiotic prophase (PubMed:11311943, PubMed:22761579). Required for centromere pairing during meiosis in male germ cells (PubMed:22761579). Required for normal meiosis during spermatogenesis and male fertility (PubMed:10678170). Plays a lesser role in female fertility (PubMed:10678170, PubMed:12004129). Required for efficient phosphorylation of HORMAD1 and HORMAD2 (PubMed:22346761). UniProt
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Subunit Structure
Component of the lateral elements of synaptonemal complexes (PubMed:16717126). Homotetramer; the tetrameric helix bundles assemble end to end into long homopolimeric fibers that exhibit a transversal striation with a periodicity of about 20 nm (in vitro) (By similarity). Interacts with SYCP2 (PubMed:16717126). Forms a complex with EWSR1, PRDM9, REC8 and SYCP1; complex formation is dependent of phosphorylated form of REC8 and requires PRDM9 bound to hotspot DNA; EWSR1 joins PRDM9 with the chromosomal axis through REC8 (PubMed:27932493). UniProt
Composed of a long central coiled coil domain. The N-terminal and C-terminal regions interact with DNA. UniProt
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