1.B.91.  The Putative Trichomonas Porin-2 (T-Porin-2) Family 

This family of putative porins is believed to be present in hydrogenosomes of Tritrichomonas species (Rada et al. 2011). The protein from T. vaginalis is predicted to have 270 aas and 15 transmembrane β-strands.



Rada, P., P. Doležal, P.L. Jedelský, D. Bursac, A.J. Perry, M. Šedinová, K. Smíšková, M. Novotný, N.C. Beltrán, I. Hrdý, T. Lithgow, and J. Tachezy. (2011). The core components of organelle biogenesis and membrane transport in the hydrogenosomes of Trichomonas vaginalis. PLoS One 6: e24428.


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Putative porin-2 of 270 aas and 15 predicted β-strands (Rada et al. 2011).

Porin-2 of Trichomonas vaginalis


Putative porin-2 of 275 aas and 14 predicted β-strands.

Porin-2 of Tritrichomonas foetus