Filamentous haemagglutinin, N-terminal (IPR008638)

Short name: Filamn_hemagglutn_N

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Domain relationships



This entry represents a conserved domain found near the N terminus of a number of large, repetitive bacterial proteins, including many proteins of over 2500 amino acids. A number of the members of this family have been designated adhesins, filamentous haemagglutinins, haem/haemopexin-binding protein, etc. Members generally have a signal sequence, then an intervening region, then the region described in this entry. Following this region, proteins typically have regions rich in repeats but may show no homology between the repeats of one member and the repeats of another. This domain is suggested to be a carbohydrate-dependent haemagglutination activity site [PMID: 11703654].

Contributing signatures

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