The name of this superfamily has been modified since the most recent official CATH+ release (v4_3_0). At the point of the last release, this superfamily was: waiting to be named.

Functional Families

Overview of the Structural Clusters (SC) and Functional Families within this CATH Superfamily. Clusters with a representative structure are represented by a filled circle.

Superfamily: Prp8 RNase H domain, palm region

Prp8 is the largest and most highly conserved spliceosomal protein and is considered a master regulator of the spliceosome. It forms a salt-stable complex with the Brr2 helicase that is required for spliceosome catalytic activation and disassembly and with the Snu114 GTPase that regulates Brr2 activity. Prp8 consists of a phylogenetically conserved Rnase H fold along with Prp8-specific elements. The function of this domain is to help assemble and stabilise the spliceosomal catalytic core and coordinate the activities of other splicing factors PMID:18843295.

This entry represents the palm region of the Rnase H domain which also includes the beta-hairpin thumb.


GO Diversity

Unique GO annotations
44 Unique GO terms

EC Diversity

Unique EC annotations
0 Unique EC terms

Species Diversity

Unique species annotations
1362 Unique species

Sequence/Structure Diversity

Overview of the sequence / structure diversity of this superfamily compared to other superfamilies in CATH. Click on the chart to view the data in more detail.

Superfamily Summary

A general summary of information for this superfamily.
Domains: 38
Domain clusters (>95% seq id): 3
Domain clusters (>35% seq id): 2
Unique PDBs: 22
Structural Clusters (5A): 1
Structural Clusters (9A): 1
FunFam Clusters: 5
Unique EC:
Unique GO: 44
Unique Species: 1362