HSF2

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Heat shock factor protein 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HSF2 gene.[1][2]

Function

HSF2, as well as the related gene HSF1, encodes a protein that binds specifically to the heat-shock element and has homology to HSFs of other species. Heat shock transcription factors activate heat-shock response genes under conditions of heat or other stresses. Although the names HSF1 and HSF2 were chosen for historical reasons, these peptides should be referred to as heat-shock transcription factors.[2]

Interactions

HSF2 has been shown to interact with Nucleoporin 62[3] and HSF1.[4]

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References

  1. Schuetz TJ, Gallo GJ, Sheldon L, Tempst P, Kingston RE (Sep 1991). "Isolation of a cDNA for HSF2: evidence for two heat shock factor genes in humans". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 88 (16): 6911–5. doi:10.1073/pnas.88.16.6911. PMC 52203. PMID 1871106.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Entrez Gene: HSF2 heat shock transcription factor 2".
  3. Yoshima T, Yura T, Yanagi H (Nov 1997). "The trimerization domain of human heat shock factor 2 is able to interact with nucleoporin p62". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 240 (1): 228–33. doi:10.1006/bbrc.1997.7662. PMID 9367915.
  4. He H, Soncin F, Grammatikakis N, Li Y, Siganou A, Gong J, Brown SA, Kingston RE, Calderwood SK (Sep 2003). "Elevated expression of heat shock factor (HSF) 2A stimulates HSF1-induced transcription during stress". J. Biol. Chem. 278 (37): 35465–75. doi:10.1074/jbc.M304663200. PMID 12813038.

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.



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