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Mismatch repair - Trichomonas vaginalis G3

 

Model information
Identifier: BMID000000012738
Format: SBML L3 V1 (Layout, Qualitative Models)
Project: path2models
Categories: non-metabolic
Submission: 17 May 2012 17:01:37 UTC
Last modified: 08 Dec 2012 02:51:26 UTC
Published: 20 May 2012 00:49:21 UTC
Annotations
isDescribedBy mismatch repair Gene Ontology
occursIn Trichomonas vaginalis G3 Taxonomy
isDerivedFrom Mismatch repair KEGG Pathway
Notes
Model of “Mismatch repair” in “Trichomonas vaginalis G3”
DNA mismatch repair (MMR) is a highly conserved biological pathway that plays a key role in maintaining genomic stability. MMR corrects DNA mismatches generated during DNA replication, thereby preventing mutations from becoming permanent in dividing cells. MMR also suppresses homologous recombination and was recently shown to play a role in DNA damage signaling. Defects in MMR are associated with genome-wide instability, predisposition to certain types of cancer including HNPCC, resistance to certain chemotherapeutic agents, and abnormalities in meiosis and sterility in mammalian systems. The Escherichia coli MMR pathway has been extensively studied and is well characterized. In E. coli, the mismatch-activated MutS-MutL-ATP complex licenses MutH to incise the nearest unmethylated GATC sequence. UvrD and an exonuclease generate a gap. This gap is filled by pol III and DNA ligase. The GATC sites are then methylated by Dam. Several human MMR proteins have been identified based on their homology to E. coli MMR proteins. These include human homologs of MutS and MutL. Although E. coli MutS and MutL proteins are homodimers, human MutS and MutL homologs are heterodimers. The role of hemimethylated dGATC sites as a signal for strand discrimination is not conserved from E. coli to human. Human MMR is presumed to be nick-directed in vivo, and is thought to discriminate daughter and template strands using a strand-specific nick.

Graphical representation of 'Mismatch repair (Trichomonas vaginalis G3)'
(PNG image hosted by the Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes, KEGG).
This model has been automatically generated by KEGGtranslator V2.3.0 (KEGGtranslator: visualizing and converting the KEGG PATHWAY database to various formats. Wrzodek C, Dräger A, Zell A. Bioinformatics . 2011, 27 :2314-2315) using information coming from the KEGG PATHWAY Database ( original pathway ).
This model has been produced by the path2models project, it is currently hosted on BioModels Database and identified by: BMID000000012738 .
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