s48_45

Sexual stage antigen s48/45 domain
s48_45
SMART accession number:SM00970
Description: This family contains sexual stage s48/45 antigens from Plasmodium (approximately 450 residues long). These are surface proteins expressed by Plasmodium male and female gametes that have been shown to play a conserved and important role in fertilisation (PUBMED:11163248).
Interpro abstract (IPR010884):

This family contains sexual stage s48/45 antigens from Plasmodium (approximately 450 residues long). These are surface proteins expressed by Plasmodium male and female gametes that have been shown to play a conserved and important role in fertilisation [(PUBMED:11163248)].

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There are 217 s48_45 domains in 108 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.

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