Aliases for PPP1CB Gene
External Ids for PPP1CB Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PPP1CB Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is one of the three catalytic subunits of protein phosphatase 1 (PP1). PP1 is a serine/threonine specific protein phosphatase known to be involved in the regulation of a variety of cellular processes, such as cell division, glycogen metabolism, muscle contractility, protein synthesis, and HIV-1 viral transcription. Mouse studies suggest that PP1 functions as a suppressor of learning and memory. Two alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been observed. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for PPP1CB Gene
PPP1CB (Protein Phosphatase 1 Catalytic Subunit Beta) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PPP1CB include Noonan Syndrome-Like Disorder With Loose Anagen Hair 2 and Noonan Syndrome-Like Disorder With Loose Anagen Hair. Among its related pathways are Integrin Pathway and Proteoglycans in cancer. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein kinase binding and phosphatase activity. An important paralog of this gene is PPP1CA.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for PPP1CB Gene
Protein phosphatase that associates with over 200 regulatory proteins to form highly specific holoenzymes which dephosphorylate hundreds of biological targets. Protein phosphatase (PP1) is essential for cell division, it participates in the regulation of glycogen metabolism, muscle contractility and protein synthesis. Involved in regulation of ionic conductances and long-term synaptic plasticity. Component of the PTW/PP1 phosphatase complex, which plays a role in the control of chromatin structure and cell cycle progression during the transition from mitosis into interphase. In balance with CSNK1D and CSNK1E, determines the circadian period length, through the regulation of the speed and rhythmicity of PER1 and PER2 phosphorylation. May dephosphorylate CSNK1D and CSNK1E. Dephosphorylates the 'Ser-418' residue of FOXP3 in regulatory T-cells (Treg) from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, thereby inactivating FOXP3 and rendering Treg cells functionally defective (PubMed:23396208).
Protein Ser/Thr phosphatases are a group of enzymes that catalyze the removal of phosphate groups from serine and/or threonine residues by hydrolysis of phosphoric acid monoesters. They oppose the action of kinases and phosphorylases and are involved in signal transduction.