HMM Summary Page: TIGR02202

FunctionEhrlichia chaffeensis immunodominant surface protein repeat
Trusted Cutoff80.00
Domain Trusted Cutoff35.00
Noise Cutoff40.00
Domain Noise Cutoff30.00
Isology Typeparalog_domain
HMM Length77
AuthorHaft DH
Entry DateMay 18 2004 10:34AM
Last ModifiedFeb 14 2011 3:27PM
CommentThis HMM represents 77 residues of an 80 amino acid (240 nucleotide) tandem repeat, found in a variable number of copies in an immunodominant outer membrane protein of Ehrlichia chaffeensis, a tick-borne obligate intracellular pathogen.
ReferencesRM 12496165 RT Molecular heterogeneity of Ehrlichia chaffeensis isolates determined by sequence analysis of the 28-kilodalton outer membrane protein genes and other regions of the genome. RA Cheng C, Paddock CD, Reddy Ganta R. RL Infect Immun. 2003 Jan;71(1):187-95.