Family

Putative antitoxin (IPR003847)

Short name: Put_antitoxin

Family relationships

None.

Description

Proteins in this family are possibly the antitoxin component of a toxin-antitoxin (TA) module. TA loci are though to be mobile cassettes that move frequently within and between chromosomes and may function as stress-response elements beneficial to free-living prokaryotes [PMID: 15718296].

Contributing signatures

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