Search by BoMiProt ID - Bomi2785

Primary Information

BoMiProt ID Bomi2785
Protein Name Tektin-1
Organism Bos taurus
Uniprot IDQ32KZ9
Milk FractionMFGM, Exosome
Ref Sequence ID NP_001069251.1
Aminoacid Length 418
Molecular Weight 48719
FASTA Sequence Download
Gene Name TEKT1
Gene ID 519068
Protein Existence Status Reveiwed:Experimental evidence at transcript level

Secondary Information

Presence in other biological fluids/tissue/cells found throughout the eukaryotes apart from higher plants
Protein Function Essential for the construction of cilia and flagella; related to intermediate filament (IF) proteins and nuclear lamins; presence of longitudinal repeating pattern of hydrophobic and charged amino acids
Biochemical Properties Insoluble α-helical proteins; variable amino- and carboxy-terminal head and tail domains
Linking IDs Bomi87
Bibliography 1. Linck, R. W. (1976). Flagellar doublet microtubules: fractionation of minor components and alpha-tubulin from specific regions of the A-tubule. Journal of Cell Science, 20(2), 405–439. Retrieved from
2. Norrander, J. M., Amos, L. A., & Linck, R. W. (1992). Primary structure of tektin A1: comparison with intermediate-filament proteins and a model for its association with tubulin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 89(18), 8567–8571.
3. McLachlan, A. D., & Stewart, M. (1982). Periodic charge distribution in the intermediate filament proteins desmin and vimentin. Journal of Molecular Biology, 162(3), 693–698.
4. Parry, D. A. D., Strelkov, S. V, Burkhard, P., Aebi, U., & Herrmann, H. (2007). Towards a molecular description of intermediate filament structure and assembly. Experimental Cell Research, 313(10), 2204–2216.
Site(s) of PTM(s)

N-glycosylation, O-glycosylation,
Predicted Disorder Regions (399-418)
DisProt Annotation
TM Helix Prediction No TM helices