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CYS2-HIS2 Zinc Fingers MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
CYS2-HIS2 Zinc Fingers
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.570.820.709.275.500.985.250
Unique ID
D000070580
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070580
Scope Note
A zinc finger motif of approximately 30 amino acids with the general sequence X2-Cys-X2,4-Cys-X12-His-X3,4,5-His that forms a simple beta sheet-beta sheet-alpha helix fold stabilized by zinc ions. It recognizes and binds to a variety of eukaryotic DNA sequences and is very common among sequence-specific DNA BINDING PROTEINS and TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS.
Entry Term(s)
C2H2 Zinc Fingers
CYS2-HIS2 Zinc Finger Motifs
CYS2HIS2 Zinc Fingers
Previous Indexing
Amino Acid Sequence (1990-2016)
Zinc Fingers (1991-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/05/09
CYS2-HIS2 Zinc Fingers Preferred
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