Domain

Peptidase M12B, propeptide (IPR002870)

Short name: Peptidase_M12B_N

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

None.

Domain relationships

None.

Description

This signature covers the region of the propeptide for members of the MEROPS peptidase family M12B (clan MA(M), adamalysin family). The propeptide contains a sequence motif similar to the "cysteine switch" of the matrixins, which mediate cell-cell or cell-matrix interactions.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
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