Family

Immunodominant surface protein, Ehrlichia tandem repeat-containing (IPR019048)

Short name: Immunodom_prot_Ehrlichia_rpt

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

None.

Family relationships

None.

Description

This entry represents a family of immunodominant surface proteins that contain an 80 amino acid (240 nucleotide) tandem repeat (Ehrlichia repeat), found in a variable number of copies in an immunodominant outer membrane protein of Ehrlichia sp. such as Ehrlichia chaffeensis, a tick-borne obligate intracellular pathogen.

Contributing signatures

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