Domain

Basic leucine zipper domain, Maf-type (IPR004826)

Short name: bZIP_Maf

Domain relationships

None.

Description

Maf transcription factors contain a conserved basic region leucine zipper (bZIP) domain, which mediates their dimerisation and DNA binding property [PMID: 11416124]. This entry also includes the DNA binding domain of Skn-1 (P34707); this domain lacks the leucine zipper found in other bZip domains, and binds DNA as a monomer [PMID: 7939715, PMID: 9628487].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated

Molecular Function

GO:0003677 DNA binding

Cellular Component

GO:0005634 nucleus

Contributing signatures

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