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E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase SMURF2 is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the SMURF2 gene.[1][2]


SMURF2 has been shown to interact with:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Lin X, Liang M, Feng XH (Nov 2000). "Smurf2 is a ubiquitin E3 ligase mediating proteasome-dependent degradation of Smad2 in transforming growth factor-beta signaling". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 275 (47): 36818–22. doi:10.1074/jbc.C000580200. PMID 11016919.
  2. "Entrez Gene: SMURF2 SMAD specific E3 ubiquitin protein ligase 2".
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bonni S, Wang HR, Causing CG, Kavsak P, Stroschein SL, Luo K, Wrana JL (Jun 2001). "TGF-beta induces assembly of a Smad2-Smurf2 ubiquitin ligase complex that targets SnoN for degradation". Nature Cell Biology. 3 (6): 587–95. doi:10.1038/35078562. PMID 11389444.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Nakano A, Koinuma D, Miyazawa K, Uchida T, Saitoh M, Kawabata M, Hanai J, Akiyama H, Abe M, Miyazono K, Matsumoto T, Imamura T (Mar 2009). "Pin1 down-regulates transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) signaling by inducing degradation of Smad proteins". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284 (10): 6109–15. doi:10.1074/jbc.M804659200. PMID 19122240.
  5. Asano Y, Ihn H, Yamane K, Kubo M, Tamaki K (Jan 2004). "Impaired Smad7-Smurf-mediated negative regulation of TGF-beta signaling in scleroderma fibroblasts". The Journal of Clinical Investigation. 113 (2): 253–64. doi:10.1172/JCI16269. PMC 310747. PMID 14722617.
  6. Kavsak P, Rasmussen RK, Causing CG, Bonni S, Zhu H, Thomsen GH, Wrana JL (Dec 2000). "Smad7 binds to Smurf2 to form an E3 ubiquitin ligase that targets the TGF beta receptor for degradation". Molecular Cell. 6 (6): 1365–75. doi:10.1016/s1097-2765(00)00134-9. PMID 11163210.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Lee YS, Han JM, Son SH, Choi JW, Jeon EJ, Bae SC, Park YI, Kim S (Jul 2008). "AIMP1/p43 downregulates TGF-beta signaling via stabilization of smurf2". Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 371 (3): 395–400. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.04.099. PMID 18448069.
  8. Fukunaga E, Inoue Y, Komiya S, Horiguchi K, Goto K, Saitoh M, Miyazawa K, Koinuma D, Hanyu A, Imamura T (Dec 2008). "Smurf2 induces ubiquitin-dependent degradation of Smurf1 to prevent migration of breast cancer cells". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283 (51): 35660–7. doi:10.1074/jbc.M710496200. PMID 18927080.
  9. Carpentier I, Coornaert B, Beyaert R (Oct 2008). "Smurf2 is a TRAF2 binding protein that triggers TNF-R2 ubiquitination and TNF-R2-induced JNK activation". Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 374 (4): 752–7. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.07.103. PMID 18671942.

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