Mannan-binding protein (IPR021992)

Short name: MVL

Overlapping homologous superfamilies


Domain relationships



This domain family is found in bacteria, and is approximately 40 amino acids in length, There is a single completely conserved residue G that may be functionally important. The domain occurs in two types of proteins. In mannan binding proteins [PMID: 15937331], it forms a homodimeric molecule which complexes into a homo-octamer. In thiamidases it occurs without repeats but in the presence of other domains. MVL is distinct amongst other oligomannoside binding proteins in that it exhibits specificity for certain tetrasaccharides. Each molecule of MVL has four distinct carbohydrate binding sites.

Contributing signatures

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