7JGD

Cryo-EM structure of P. falciparum VAR2CSA FCR3 core at 3.4 A


Protein Family Annotation Pfam Database Homepage

ChainsAccessionIdentifierDescriptionCommentsSource
APF05424Duffy binding domain (Duffy_binding)Duffy binding domain- Family
APF15445acidic terminal segments, variant surface antigen of PfEMP1 (ATS)acidic terminal segments, variant surface antigen of PfEMP1ATS is the intracellular and relatively conserved acidic terminal segment of the Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein-1 (PfEMP1) [1]. this domain appears to be present in all variants of the highly polymorphic PfEMP1 proteins.Domain
APF15448N-terminal segments of P. falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein (NTS_2)N-terminal segments of P. falciparum erythrocyte membrane proteinNTS_2 is a family of the most variable part of the variant surface antigen family of Plasmodium falciparum, the erythrocyte membrane protein-1 (PfEMP1) [1]. However, in this group of proteins conservation is high. PfEMP1 is an important target for pr ...NTS_2 is a family of the most variable part of the variant surface antigen family of Plasmodium falciparum, the erythrocyte membrane protein-1 (PfEMP1) [1]. However, in this group of proteins conservation is high. PfEMP1 is an important target for protective immunity and is implicated in the pathology of malaria through its ability to adhere to host endothelial receptors.
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