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Aliases for RFWD2 Gene

Aliases for RFWD2 Gene

  • Ring Finger And WD Repeat Domain 2, E3 Ubiquitin Protein Ligase 2 3
  • COP1 3 4 6
  • Constitutive Photomorphogenesis Protein 1 Homolog 3 4
  • RING Finger Protein 200 3 4
  • RNF200 3 4
  • RING Finger And WD Repeat Domain Protein 2 4
  • Ring Finger And WD Repeat Domain 2 2
  • E3 Ubiquitin-Protein Ligase RFWD2 3
  • Putative Ubiquitin Ligase COP1 3
  • EC 6.3.2.- 4
  • HCOP1 4

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Summaries for RFWD2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for RFWD2 Gene

RFWD2 (Ring Finger And WD Repeat Domain 2, E3 Ubiquitin Protein Ligase) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cell Cycle, Mitotic and Direct p53 effectors. GO annotations related to this gene include ligase activity. An important paralog of this gene is RBBP4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RFWD2 Gene

  • E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase that mediates ubiquitination and subsequent proteasomal degradation of target proteins. E3 ubiquitin ligases accept ubiquitin from an E2 ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme in the form of a thioester and then directly transfers the ubiquitin to targeted substrates. Involved in JUN ubiquitination and degradation. Directly involved in p53 (TP53) ubiquitination and degradation, thereby abolishing p53-dependent transcription and apoptosis. Ubiquitinates p53 independently of MDM2 or RCHY1. Probably mediates E3 ubiquitin ligase activity by functioning as the essential RING domain subunit of larger E3 complexes. In contrast, it does not constitute the catalytic RING subunit in the DCX DET1-COP1 complex that negatively regulates JUN, the ubiquitin ligase activity being mediated by RBX1. Involved in 14-3-3 protein sigma/SFN ubiquitination and proteasomal degradation, leading to AKT activation and promotion of cell survival. Ubiquitinates MTA1 leading to its proteasomal degradation.

Gene Wiki entry for RFWD2 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RFWD2 Gene

Genomics for RFWD2 Gene

Genomic Location for RFWD2 Gene

Start:
175,944,826 bp from pter
End:
176,207,493 bp from pter
Size:
262,668 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for RFWD2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for RFWD2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for RFWD2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for RFWD2 Gene

Proteins for RFWD2 Gene

  • Protein details for RFWD2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q8NHY2-RFWD2_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase RFWD2
    Protein Accession:
    Q8NHY2
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E9PKI0
    • Q504W6
    • Q6H103
    • Q9H6L7
    • X5D9B4

    Protein attributes for RFWD2 Gene

    Size:
    731 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    80474 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer. Homodimerization is mediated by the coiled coil domain. Component of the DCX DET1-COP1 ubiquitin ligase complex at least composed of RBX1, DET1, DDB1, CUL4A and COP1. Isoform 2 does not interact with CUL4A but still binds to RBX1, suggesting that the interaction may be mediated by another cullin protein. Isoform 1 and isoform 2 interact with CUL5 but not with CUL1, CUL2 not CUL3. Interacts with bZIP transcription factors JUN, JUNB and JUND but not with FOS, ATF2 nor XBP1. Interacts with p53 (TP53). Interacts with COPS6; this interaction stabilizes RFWD2 through reducing its auto-ubiquitination and decelerating its turnover rate. Interacts with SFN; this interaction leads to SFN degradation. Isoform 4 forms heterodimers with isoform 1, preventing its association with DET1. Interacts with p53/TP53 and MTA1.

    Alternative splice isoforms for RFWD2 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for RFWD2 Gene

Proteomics data for RFWD2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RFWD2 Gene

  • Autoubiquitinated. MTA1 destabilizes it by promoting its autoubiquitination.
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Ubiquitination at Lys629

Other Protein References for RFWD2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RFWD2 Gene

Domains for RFWD2 Gene

Gene Families for RFWD2 Gene

HGNC:
  • WDR :WD repeat domain containing
  • RNF :RING-type (C3HC4) zinc fingers

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

RFWD2_HUMAN
Domain:
  • The RING finger domain, in addition to its role in ubiquitination, functions as a structural scaffold to bring two clusters of positive-charged residues within spatial proximity to mimic a bipartite nuclear localization signal (NLS).:
    • Q8NHY2
Family:
  • Belongs to the COP1 family.:
    • Q8NHY2
Similarity:
  • Contains 1 RING-type zinc finger.:
    • Q8NHY2
  • Contains 7 WD repeats.:
    • Q8NHY2
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Function for RFWD2 Gene

Molecular function for RFWD2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase that mediates ubiquitination and subsequent proteasomal degradation of target proteins. E3 ubiquitin ligases accept ubiquitin from an E2 ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme in the form of a thioester and then directly transfers the ubiquitin to targeted substrates. Involved in JUN ubiquitination and degradation. Directly involved in p53 (TP53) ubiquitination and degradation, thereby abolishing p53-dependent transcription and apoptosis. Ubiquitinates p53 independently of MDM2 or RCHY1. Probably mediates E3 ubiquitin ligase activity by functioning as the essential RING domain subunit of larger E3 complexes. In contrast, it does not constitute the catalytic RING subunit in the DCX DET1-COP1 complex that negatively regulates JUN, the ubiquitin ligase activity being mediated by RBX1. Involved in 14-3-3 protein sigma/SFN ubiquitination and proteasomal degradation, leading to AKT activation and promotion of cell survival. Ubiquitinates MTA1 leading to its proteasomal degradation.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction: By p53/TP53.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for RFWD2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RFWD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 19805145
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
GO:0016874 ligase activity IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding --
GO:0061630 ubiquitin protein ligase activity IMP 19805145
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miRNA for RFWD2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RFWD2

No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for RFWD2 Gene

Localization for RFWD2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RFWD2 Gene

Nucleus speckle. Cytoplasm. Note=In the nucleus, it forms nuclear speckles.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for RFWD2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RFWD2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 4
cytosol 4
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RFWD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005813 centrosome IDA --
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Pathways for RFWD2 Gene

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Pathways by source for RFWD2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q8NHY2-RFWD2_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Protein modification; protein ubiquitination

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RFWD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006977 DNA damage response, signal transduction by p53 class mediator resulting in cell cycle arrest TAS --
GO:0010212 response to ionizing radiation IDA 19805145
GO:0016567 protein ubiquitination IEA --
GO:0032436 positive regulation of proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process IMP 19805145
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Compounds for RFWD2 Gene

(4) HMDB Compounds for RFWD2 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Adenosine monophosphate
  • 5'-AMP
61-19-8
Adenosine triphosphate
  • 5'-(tetrahydrogen triphosphate) Adenosine
56-65-5
Phosphoric acid
  • acide phosphorique (FRENCH)
7664-38-2
Pyrophosphate
  • (4-)Diphosphoric acid ion
14000-31-8

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for RFWD2 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
phytochrome 78.9 3
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Transcripts for RFWD2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for RFWD2 Gene

Ring finger and WD repeat domain 2, E3 ubiquitin protein ligase:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RFWD2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17
SP1:
SP2: - -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for RFWD2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
RFWD2
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
RFWD2

Expression for RFWD2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RFWD2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for RFWD2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (4.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for RFWD2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RFWD2 Gene Hs.523744

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RFWD2 Gene

Q8NHY2-RFWD2_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed at low level. Expressed at higher level in testis, placenta, skeletal muscle and heart.
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Orthologs for RFWD2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for RFWD2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RFWD2 36
  • 99.64 (n)
  • 100 (a)
RFWD2 37
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RFWD2 36
  • 94.16 (n)
  • 97.95 (a)
RFWD2 37
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RFWD2 36
  • 92.16 (n)
  • 94.94 (a)
RFWD2 37
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rfwd2 36
  • 92.66 (n)
  • 97.81 (a)
Rfwd2 16
Rfwd2 37
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RFWD2 37
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia RFWD2 37
  • 96 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rfwd2 36
  • 92.76 (n)
  • 99.31 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RFWD2 36
  • 83.03 (n)
  • 93.54 (a)
RFWD2 37
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RFWD2 37
  • 83 (a)
OneToOne
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.5221 36
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rfwd2 36
  • 78.95 (n)
  • 91.73 (a)
Str.6916 36
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rfwd2 36
  • 73.53 (n)
  • 85.56 (a)
rfwd2 37
  • 83 (a)
OneToOne
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes HAT2 37
  • 24 (a)
OneToMany
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons COP1 36
  • 52.44 (n)
  • 44.58 (a)
barley
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.8969 36
rice
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.3433 36
Os02g0771100 36
  • 52.47 (n)
  • 45.2 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.6275 36
Species with no ortholog for RFWD2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for RFWD2 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for RFWD2 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for RFWD2 (if available)

Paralogs for RFWD2 Gene

Paralogs for RFWD2 Gene

Pseudogenes.org Pseudogenes for RFWD2 Gene

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Variants for RFWD2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RFWD2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs15242 -- 175,945,046(+) CCCAT(A/G)ATGAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs471534 -- 176,176,141(-) AAAAT(A/G)TAAGC intron-variant
rs484695 -- 176,173,308(-) tttga(A/G)acaaa intron-variant
rs501142 -- 176,187,056(+) AAAAA(C/T)TACTA intron-variant
rs513354 -- 176,160,946(+) ttata(C/T)aagaa intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RFWD2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv872561 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv408n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv872564 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2719684 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv483037 CNV Gain 15286789
nsv872565 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv51e201 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv52e201 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2576730 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv2719740 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2719751 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1757113 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv2719762 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv8558 CNV Loss 18304495

Relevant External Links for RFWD2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
RFWD2
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
RFWD2

Disorders for RFWD2 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for RFWD2 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
tumors 0 1

Relevant External Links for RFWD2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
RFWD2
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
RFWD2
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RFWD2 Gene

Publications for RFWD2 Gene

  1. An initial biochemical and cell biological characterization of the mammalian homologue of a central plant developmental switch, COP1. (PMID: 12466024) Yi C. … Deng X.-W. (BMC Cell Biol. 2002) 3 4 23
  2. Characterization of human constitutive photomorphogenesis protein 1, a RING finger ubiquitin ligase that interacts with Jun transcription factors and modulates their transcriptional activity. (PMID: 12615916) Bianchi E. … Pardi R. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 4 23
  3. E3 ubiquitin ligase COP1 regulates the stability and functions of MTA1. (PMID: 19805145) Li D.Q. … Kumar R. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2009) 3 4 23
  4. COP1 functions as a FoxO1 ubiquitin E3 ligase to regulate FoxO1-mediated gene expression. (PMID: 18815134) Kato S. … Du K. (J. Biol. Chem. 2008) 3 23
  5. Major vault protein, in concert with constitutively photomorphogenic 1, negatively regulates c-Jun-mediated activator protein 1 transcription in mammalian cells. (PMID: 15994960) Yi C. … Deng X.W. (Cancer Res. 2005) 3 23

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