Nickel-responsive transcriptional regulator NikR (IPR022988)

Short name: Ni_resp_reg_NikR

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


NikR is the transcriptional repressor of the nickel-specific transport system nikABCDE. NikR is a protein of the ribbon-helix-helix family of transcription factors [PMID: 10595554] and is active in the presence of excessive concentrations of intracellular nickel [PMID: 9882686, PMID: 10787413].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated
GO:0010045 response to nickel cation

Molecular Function

GO:0003677 DNA binding
GO:0016151 nickel cation binding

Cellular Component

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Contributing signatures

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