Aliases for HSBP1 Gene
External Ids for HSBP1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HSBP1 Gene
The heat-shock response is elicited by exposure of cells to thermal and chemical stress and through the activation of HSFs (heat shock factors) results in the elevated expression of heat-shock induced genes. Heat shock factor binding protein 1 (HSBP1), is a 76-amino-acid protein that binds to heat shock factor 1(HSF1), which is a transcription factor involved in the HS response. During HS response, HSF1 undergoes conformational transition from an inert non-DNA-binding monomer to active functional trimers. HSBP1 is nuclear-localized and interacts with the active trimeric state of HSF1 to negatively regulate HSF1 DNA-binding activity. Overexpression of HSBP1 in mammalian cells represses the transactivation activity of HSF1. When overexpressed in C.elegans HSBP1 has severe effects on survival of the animals after thermal and chemical stress consistent with a role of HSBP1 as a negative regulator of heat shock response. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for HSBP1 Gene
HSBP1 (Heat Shock Factor Binding Protein 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are HSF1-dependent transactivation and Cellular response to heat stress. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transcription corepressor activity. An important paralog of this gene is HSBP1L1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for HSBP1 Gene
Negative regulator of the heat shock response. Negatively affects HSF1 DNA-binding activity. May have a role in the suppression of the activation of the stress response during the aging process.