DCP2

Dcp2, box A domain
DCP2
SMART accession number:SM01125
Description: This domain is specific to mRNA decapping protein 2 and this region has been termed Box A ((PUBMED:12218187)). Removal of the cap structure is catalysed by the Dcp1-Dcp2 complex ((PUBMED:16341225)).
Interpro abstract (IPR007722):

This presumed domain is always found to the N-terminal side of the NUDIX hydrolase domain IPR000086. This domain appears to be specific to mRNA decapping protein 2 (DCP2) P53550 and its close homologues. This region has been termed Box A [(PUBMED:12218187)].

GO function:RNA binding (GO:0003723), manganese ion binding (GO:0030145), hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
Family alignment:
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There are 1620 DCP2 domains in 1620 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.

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