Family

Mercury ion transport, MerF (IPR021091)

Short name: Mercury_ion_transport_MerF

Family relationships

None.

Description

This entry represents Mercury ion transport protein MerF, which has a core helix-loop-helix domain. It also has two vicinal pairs of cysteine residues which are involved in the transport of Hg(II) across the membrane and are exposed to the cytoplasm [PMID: 15794657].

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
Pfam
GENE3D