Carbohydrate-Binding Module Family 1

Known ActivitiesModules of approx. 40 residues found almost exclusively in fungi. The cellulose-binding function has been demonstrated in many cases, and appears to be mediated by three aromatic residues separated by about 10.4 angstrom and which form a flat surface. The only non-fungal occurence of CBM1 is in an algal non-hydrolytic polysaccharide-binding protein which is composed of four repeated CBM1 modules. Binding to chitin has been demonstrated in one case.
NotePreviously known as cellulose-binding domain family I (CBD I).
External resourcesPROSITE; SMART;
Statistics GenBank accession (960); Uniprot accession (326); PDB accession (7); 3D entries (2); cryst (0)


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