Aliases for PYHIN1 Gene
External Ids for PYHIN1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PYHIN1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the HIN-200 family of interferon-inducible proteins that share a 200-amino acid signature motif at their C-termini. HIN200 proteins are primarily nuclear and are involved in transcriptional regulation of genes important for cell cycle control, differentiation, and apoptosis. Downregulation of this gene is associated with breast cancer. This protein acts as a tumor suppressor by promoting ubiquitination and subsequent degradation of MDM2, which leads to stabilization of p53/TP53. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]
GeneCards Summary for PYHIN1 Gene
PYHIN1 (Pyrin And HIN Domain Family Member 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PYHIN1 include Diffuse Scleroderma and Limited Scleroderma. An important paralog of this gene is IFI16.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PYHIN1 Gene
Major mediator of the tumor suppressor activity of IFN in breast cancer cells. Promotes ubiquitination and subsequent degradation of MDM2, which leads to p53/TP53 stabilization. Promotes ubiquitination and subsequent degradation of HDAC1, which in turn enhances maspin expression, and impairs invasive activity of cancer cells.