Plant Transcription factor database - Universität Potsdam
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Selaginella moellendorffii PHD Family


Bienz. 2006: PHD proteins seem to be found universally in the nucleus, and their functions tend to lie in the control of chromatin or transcription. Increasing evidence indicates that PHD fingers bind to specific nuclear protein partners, for which they apparently use their loop 2 surface. Perhaps each PHD finger has its own cognate nuclear ligand, much like RING fingers have their cognate E2 ligases. No doubt the list of specific PHD finger ligands will grow, and the set of these ligands is likely to reveal whether PHD fingers have a common function in the nucleus.

Members of this family
  SHOULD possess PHD domain
  SHOULD NOT possess Alfin-like DDT Homeobox JmjC JmjN Myb_DNA-binding zf-CCCH domains

Domain alignments

This family is also present in:


There are 37 gene models in this family

Gene modelDescriptionDomains
101022 e_gw1.24.551.1 PHD SET
130474 e_gw1.101.20.1 PHD
142359 estExt_Genewise1.C_40684 PHD SET
155996 estExt_Genewise1.C_590120 Chromo DUF1086 DUF1087 Helicase_C PHD ResIII SNF2_N
164635 estExt_Genewise1Plus.C_10154 PHD SET
177985 estExt_Genewise1Plus.C_430073 Chromo DUF1086 DUF1087 Helicase_C PHD SNF2_N
180368 estExt_Genewise1Plus.C_590092 DUF906 PHD zf-TAZ
187338 estExt_Genewise1Plus.C_1510045 PHD
23264 gw1.5.276.1 Acetyltransf_1 PHD
268058 estExt_fgenesh1_pm.C_330022 PHD
270360 estExt_fgenesh1_kg.C_30017 PHD
31177 gw1.4.628.1 PHD
407186 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_6000437 PHD
407641 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_7000272 PHD
410242 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_12000142 PHD
412601 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_18000177 BAH PHD
415214 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_26000144 BRCT PHD zf-C3HC4
417401 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_34000177 PHD zf-C3HC4
420725 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_47000199 BAH PHD
424372 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_66000178 PHD
428297 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_100000069 PHD Rho_N
430009 fgenesh2_pg.C_scaffold_123000006 PHD
437359 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_00361 AT_hook BRCT PHD
438275 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_20502 Helicase_C PHD PPR SNF2_N zf-C3HC4
439184 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_50518 PHD
439529 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_70103 PHD zf-CCHC
440558 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_110182 PHD zf-CW
440913 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_130120 PHD
444121 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_400028 PHD Y_phosphatase2
446106 estExt_fgenesh2_pg.C_650037 PHD
51018 gw1.22.321.1 AAA BAH PHD
60640 gw1.4.926.1 DUF906 PHD
73068 gw1.0.2864.1 PHD
80470 e_gw1.3.243.1 PHD
90617 e_gw1.11.791.1 Acetyltransf_1 PHD
92651 e_gw1.13.950.1 PHD
93518 e_gw1.14.413.1 PHD SAP zf-MIZ

General references

Bienz, M. 2006. The PHD finger, a nuclear protein-interaction domain. Trends Biochem. Sci. 31(1):35-40 PUBMEDID:16297627