PRDM8 protein (human) - STRING interaction network
"PRDM8" - PR domain zinc finger protein 8 in Homo sapiens
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PRDM8PR domain zinc finger protein 8; Probable histone methyltransferase, preferentially acting on ’Lys-9’ of histone H3 (By similarity). Involved in the control of steroidogenesis through transcriptional repression of steroidogenesis marker genes such as CYP17A1 and LHCGR (By similarity). Forms with BHLHE22 a transcriptional repressor complex controlling genes involved in neural development and neuronal differentiation (By similarity). In the retina, it is required for rod bipolar and type 2 OFF-cone bipolar cell survival (By similarity); Belongs to the class V-like SAM-binding methyltrans [...] (689 aa)    
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Putative histone-lysine N-methyltransferase PRDM6; Putative histone methyltransferase that acts as a transcriptional repressor of smooth muscle gene expression. Promotes the transition from differentiated to proliferative smooth muscle by suppressing differentiation and maintaining the proliferative potential of vascular smooth muscle cells. Also plays a role in endothelial cells by inhibiting endothelial cell proliferation, survival and differentiation. It is unclear whether it has histone methyltransferase activity in vivo. According to some authors, it does not act as a histone meth [...] (595 aa)
Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 22; Inhibits DNA binding of TCF3/E47 homodimers and TCF3 (E47)/NEUROD1 heterodimers and acts as a strong repressor of Neurod1 and Myod-responsive genes, probably by heterodimerization with class a basic helix-loop-helix factors. Despite the presence of an intact basic domain, does not bind to DNA (By similarity). In the brain, may function as an area-specific transcription factor that regulates the postmitotic acquisition of area identities and elucidate the genetic hierarchy between progenitors and postmitotic neurons driving neocortical arealiza [...] (381 aa)
Laforin; Plays an important role in preventing glycogen hyperphosphorylation and the formation of insoluble aggregates, via its activity as glycogen phosphatase, and by promoting the ubiquitination of proteins involved in glycogen metabolism via its interaction with the E3 ubiquitin ligase NHLRC1/malin. Shows strong phosphatase activity towards complex carbohydrates in vitro, avoiding glycogen hyperphosphorylation which is associated with reduced branching and formation of insoluble aggregates. Dephosphorylates phosphotyrosine and synthetic substrates, such as para- nitrophenylphosphat [...] (331 aa)
E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase NHLRC1; E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase. Together with the phosphatase EPM2A/laforin, appears to be involved in the clearance of toxic polyglucosan and protein aggregates via multiple pathways. In complex with EPM2A/laforin and HSP70, suppresses the cellular toxicity of misfolded proteins by promoting their degradation through the ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS). Ubiquitinates the glycogen-targeting protein phosphatase subunits PPP1R3C/PTG and PPP1R3D in a laforin-dependent manner and targets them for proteasome-dependent degradation, thus decreasing glycogen [...] (395 aa)
PR domain zinc finger protein 2; S-adenosyl-L-methionine-dependent histone methyltransferase that specifically methylates ’Lys-9’ of histone H3. May function as a DNA-binding transcription factor. Binds to the macrophage-specific TPA-responsive element (MTE) of the HMOX1 (heme oxygenase 1) gene and may act as a transcriptional activator of this gene; Belongs to the class V-like SAM-binding methyltransferase superfamily (1718 aa)
PR domain zinc finger protein 15; May be involved in transcriptional regulation; PR/SET domain family (1507 aa)
Transcription factor COE4; Transcriptional factor which recognizes variations of the palindromic sequence 5’-ATTCCCNNGGGAATT-3’; Belongs to the COE family (598 aa)
PR domain zinc finger protein 5; Sequence-specific DNA-binding transcription factor. Represses transcription at least in part by recruitment of the histone methyltransferase EHMT2/G9A and histone deacetylases such as HDAC1. Regulates hematopoiesis-associated protein-coding and microRNA (miRNA) genes. May regulate the expression of proteins involved in extracellular matrix development and maintenance, including fibrillar collagens, such as COL4A1 and COL11A1, connective tissue components, such as HAPLN1, and molecules regulating cell migration and adhesion, including EDIL3 and TGFB2. Ma [...] (630 aa)
BTB/POZ domain-containing protein 3; Acts as a key regulator of dendritic field orientation during development of sensory cortex. Also directs dendrites toward active axon terminals when ectopically expressed (By similarity); BTB domain containing (522 aa)
Lysine-specific demethylase 2B; Histone demethylase that demethylates ’Lys-4’ and ’Lys- 36’ of histone H3, thereby playing a central role in histone code. Preferentially demethylates trimethylated H3 ’Lys-4’ and dimethylated H3 ’Lys-36’ residue while it has weak or no activity for mono- and tri-methylated H3 ’Lys-36’. Preferentially binds the transcribed region of ribosomal RNA and represses the transcription of ribosomal RNA genes which inhibits cell growth and proliferation. May also serve as a substrate-recognition component of the SCF (SKP1-CUL1-F-box protein)-type E3 ubiquitin lig [...] (1336 aa)
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Homo sapiens
NCBI taxonomy Id: 9606
Other names: H. sapiens, Homo sapiens, human, man
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