Conserved Protein Domain Family
Ig_VEGFR-2

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cd05864: Ig_VEGFR-2 
Immunoglobulin (Ig)-like domain of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2)
Ig_VEGF-2: immunoglobulin (Ig)-like domain of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2). The VEGFRs have an extracellular component with seven Ig-like domains, a transmembrane segment, and an intracellular tyrosine kinase domain interrupted by a kinase-insert domain. VEGFRs bind VEGFs with high affinity at the Ig-like domains. VEGFR-2 (KDR/Flk-1) is a major mediator of the mitogenic, angiogenic and microvascular permeability-enhancing effects of VEGF-A; VEGF-A is important to the growth and maintenance of vascular endothelial cells and to the development of new blood- and lymphatic-vessels in physiological and pathological states. VEGF-A also interacts with VEGFR-1, which it binds more strongly than VEGFR-2. VEGFR-2 and -1 may mediate a chemotactic and a survival signal in hematopoietic stem cells or leukemia cells.
Statistics
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PSSM-Id: 143272
View PSSM: cd05864
Aligned: 3 rows
Threshold Bit Score: 129.665
Threshold Setting Gi: 209743752
Created: 11-Jan-2008
Updated: 18-Aug-2016
Structure
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Aligned Rows:
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Sequence Alignment
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                  ....*....|....*....|....*....|....*....|....*....|....*....|....*....|....
gi 1718188    339 VSIPVKFkGYPPPEAKWYKNGKvinan----htvklGYALVItEATEKDAGNYTVVLTNPTNKmqKRHTFTLLV 408
gi 9087218    348 VRIPAKYlGYPPPEIKWYKNGIplesn----htikaGHVLTImEVSERDTGNYTVILTNPISKekQSHVVSLVV 417
gi 209743752  356 AKILVKYyAYPEPAVRWYKNDQlivlrdeyrmkfyrGVHLTIyGVTEKDAGNYTVVMTNKITKeeQRRTFQLVV 429
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