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Motif: RBS_B_subtilis (RM00013)

Description: Shine-Dalgarno sequences of the Bacillus subtilis sub-type


Wikipedia annotation Edit Wikipedia article

The Rfam group coordinates the annotation of Rfam data in Wikipedia. This motif is described by a Wikipedia entry entitled Shine-Dalgarno sequence. More...

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Alignment format:

Family matches

There are 5 Rfam families which match this motif.

This section shows the families which have been annotated with this motif. Users should be aware that the motifs are structural constructs and do not necessarily conform to taxonomic boundaries in the way that Rfam families do. More...

Original order Family Accession Family Description Number of Hits Fraction of Hits Sum of Bits Image
3 RF00503 RNAIII 5 0.500 102.9 Match Image
3 RF01472 Listeria sRNA rli40 4 1.000 79.9 Match Image
3 RF01473 Listeria sRNA rli41 6 1.000 222.3 Match Image
3 RF01824 RNA of unknown function 20 2 0.333 43.7 Match Image
3 RF02414 Listeria sRNA rli60 4 0.364 79.1 Match Image


This section shows the database cross-references that we have for this Rfam motif.

Literature references

  1. Shine J, Dalgarno L Nature. 1975;254:34-38. Determinant of cistron specificity in bacterial ribosomes. PUBMED:803646

External database links

Curation and motif details

This section shows the detailed information about the Rfam motif. We're happy to receive updated or improved alignments for new or existing families. Submit your new alignment and we'll take a look.


Seed source Predicted; Gardner PP
Structure source N/A
Type Specific Recognition Motif
Author Gardner PP
Alignment details
Alignment Number of
Average length Sequence
identity (%)
seed 202 39.00 44

Model information

Build commands
cmbuild -F CM SEED
cmcalibrate --mpi --seed 1 CM
Gathering cutoff 17.0
Covariance model Download the Infernal CM for the motif here