The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum. The word "potato" may refer either to the plant itself or to the edible tuber. In the Andes, where the species is indigenous, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced to Europe in the second half of the 16th century by the Spanish, and have since become an integral part of much of the world's food supply. It is the world's fourth-largest food crop, following maize, wheat, and rice. The green leaves and green skins of tubers exposed to the light are toxic.

Sequence Statistics

No Sequences56218
No Amino Acids16895844
Min Seq. Length16
Avg. Seq. Length300.541
Max Seq. Length2586
Seq. Length 1σ225.701

Disorder Prediction Statistics

Predictor % Genome Disordered % Genome Disordered in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered Avg. % of Disordered Regions in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered and in SCOP Domains
VLXT 29.830 6.597 31.720 24.979 5.877
VSL2b 37.209 6.204 39.969 21.445 5.706
PrDOS 38.209 4.643 41.415 16.315 4.259
PV2 41.632 7.137 45.324 21.241 6.603
IUPred-S 16.951 1.105 19.579 11.451 1.227
IUPred-L 17.870 1.219 24.954 16.517 1.560
Espritz-N 26.038 3.563 27.378 18.732 3.113
Espritz-X 16.590 0.955 19.756 9.700 1.178
Espritz-D 10.135 0.745 48.364 8.501 4.829

SUPERFAMILY Domains

% Amino Acids with SCOP Assignment % Sequences with SCOP Assignment No of Domains No of Superfamilies No of Families Avg. Family Size Avg. Domain Length Domain Pairs Unique Domain Architectures
42 50 37103 940 758 39.5 301 911 3680

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