Cupin_1

Cupin
Cupin_1
SMART accession number:SM00835
Description: This family represents the conserved barrel domain of the 'cupin' superfamily ('cupa' is the Latin term for a small barrel). This family contains 11S and 7S plant seed storage proteins, and germins. Plant seed storage proteins provide the major nitrogen source for the developing plant.
Interpro abstract (IPR006045):

This family represents the conserved barrel domain of the 'cupin' superfamily ('cupa' is the Latin term for a small barrel). This family contains 11S and 7S plant seed storage proteins, and germins. Plant seed storage proteins provide the major nitrogen source for the developing plant.

GO function:nutrient reservoir activity (GO:0045735)
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There are 4361 Cupin_1 domains in 3060 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.

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