Transposase IS3/IS911family (IPR002514)

Short name: Transposase_8

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships



Transposase proteins are necessary for efficient DNA transposition. This family consists of various Escherichia coli insertion elements and other bacterial transposases some of which are members of the IS3 family. This region includes a helix-turn-helix motif (HTH) at the N terminus followed by a leucine zipper (LZ) motif. The LZ motif has been shown to mediate oligomerisation of the transposase components in IS911 [PMID: 9761671].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006313 transposition, DNA-mediated

Molecular Function

GO:0003677 DNA binding
GO:0004803 transposase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

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