Family

Pilus biogenesis/stability type IV, PilW (IPR013360)

Short name: Pilus_4_PilW

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships

None.

Description

Proteins in this entry are designated PilF [PMID: 8973346] and PilW [PMID: 15612916]. This outer membrane protein is required both for pilus stability and for pilus functions such as adherence to human cells. Members of this family contain copies of the TPR (tetratricopeptide repeat) domain.

Contributing signatures

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