Domain

Phenylalanine zipper (IPR015012)

Short name: Phe_ZIP

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Domain relationships

None.

Description

The phenylalanine zipper consists of aromatic side chains from ten phenylalanine residues that are stacked within a hydrophobic core. This zipper mediates dimerisation of various proteins, such as APS, SH2-B and Lnk [PMID: 15378031].

Contributing signatures

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