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Ankyrin Repeat

"Ankyrin Repeat" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Protein motif that contains a 33-amino acid long sequence that often occurs in tandem arrays. This repeating sequence of 33-amino acids was discovered in ANKYRIN where it is involved in interaction with the anion exchanger (ANION EXCHANGE PROTEIN 1, ERYTHROCYTE). Ankyrin repeats cooperatively fold into domains that mediate molecular recognition via protein-protein interactions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ankyrin Repeat" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ankyrin Repeat" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2011 and 2013 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.