Domain

Phenylalanine zipper (IPR015012)

Short name: Phe_ZIP

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].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0035556 intracellular signal transduction

Molecular Function

GO:0004871 signal transducer activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

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