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Helix-Loop-Helix Motifs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Helix-Loop-Helix Motifs
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.570.820.709.275.500.360
Unique ID
D018257
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018257
Annotation
do not confuse with HELIX-TURN-HELIX MOTIFS
Scope Note
Recurring supersecondary structures characterized by 20 amino acids folding into two alpha helices connected by a non-helical "loop" segment. They are found in many sequence-specific DNA-BINDING PROTEINS and in CALCIUM-BINDING PROTEINS.
Entry Term(s)
HLH Motifs
Helix-Loop-Helix Domain
Helix-Loop-Helix Domains
Helix-Loop-Helix Motif
Motifs, Helix-Loop-Helix
Previous Indexing
Amino Acid Sequence (1989-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/03
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Helix-Loop-Helix Motifs Preferred
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