ID:SKA3_MOUSE DESCRIPTION: RecName: Full=Spindle and kinetochore-associated protein 3; FUNCTION: Component of the SKA1 complex, a microtubule-binding subcomplex of the outer kinetochore that is essential for proper chromosome segregation. The SKA1 complex is a direct component of the kinetochore-microtubule interface and directly associates with microtubules as oligomeric assemblies. The complex facilitates the processive movement of microspheres along a microtubule in a depolymerization-coupled manner. In the complex, it mediates the microtubule-stimulated oligomerization (By similarity). SUBUNIT: Component of the SKA1 complex, composed of SKA1, SKA2 and SKA3. The core SKA1 complex is composed of 2 SKA1-SKA2 heterodimers, each heterodimer interacting with a molecule of the SKA3 homodimer. The core SKA1 complex associates with microtubules and forms oligomeric assemblies. Interacts directly with SKA1 (By similarity). SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle (By similarity). Chromosome, centromere, kinetochore (By similarity). Note=Localizes to the outer kinetochore and spindle microtubules during mitosis in a NDC80 complex-dependent manner (By similarity). SIMILARITY: Belongs to the SKA3 family.
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
Protein Domain and Structure Information
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on Q8C263
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.