armadillo repeat

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A protein–protein interaction motif (42 aa), originally described in the Drosophila β-catenin family protein armadillo. The armadillo repeat-containing proteins can be divided into subfamilies based on the number of repeats, their overall sequence similarity, and the dispersion of the repeats throughout their sequences. Armadillo repeat proteins include catenins and plakophilins.

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