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Identification
HMDB Protein ID HMDBP00560
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • 5832
Name Ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E2 A
Synonyms
  1. HR6A
  2. RAD6 homolog A
  3. Ubiquitin carrier protein A
  4. Ubiquitin-protein ligase A
  5. hHR6A
Gene Name UBE2A
Protein Type Enzyme
Biological Properties
General Function Involved in acid-amino acid ligase activity
Specific Function Accepts ubiquitin from the E1 complex and catalyzes its covalent attachment to other proteins. In association with the E3 enzyme BRE1 (RNF20 and/or RNF40), it plays a role in transcription regulation by catalyzing the monoubiquitination of histone H2B at 'Lys-120' to form H2BK120ub1. H2BK120ub1 gives a specific tag for epigenetic transcriptional activation, elongation by RNA polymerase II, telomeric silencing, and is also a prerequisite for H3K4me and H3K79me formation. In vitro catalyzes 'Lys-11', as well as 'Lys-48'-linked polyubiquitination. Required for postreplication repair of UV-damaged DNA.
Pathways
  • protein ubiquitination
  • Ubiquitin mediated proteolysis
Reactions
Adenosine triphosphate + ubiquitin + protein lysine → Adenosine monophosphate + Pyrophosphate + protein N-ubiquityllysine details
GO Classification
Biological Process
positive regulation of cell proliferation
in utero embryonic development
protein K48-linked ubiquitination
ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
protein K11-linked ubiquitination
antigen processing and presentation of peptide antigen via MHC class I
histone H2A ubiquitination
protein autoubiquitination
response to UV
postreplication repair
maternal process involved in female pregnancy
Cellular Component
cytosol
HULC complex
XY body
nuclear chromatin
Function
catalytic activity
small conjugating protein ligase activity
ligase activity
ligase activity, forming carbon-nitrogen bonds
acid-amino acid ligase activity
Molecular Function
ubiquitin-protein ligase activity
ATP binding
Process
metabolic process
regulation of protein metabolic process
macromolecule metabolic process
biological regulation
regulation of biological process
regulation of metabolic process
regulation of macromolecule metabolic process
post-translational protein modification
macromolecule modification
protein modification process
Cellular Location Not Available
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location X
Locus Xq24
SNPs UBE2A
Gene Sequence
>459 bp
ATGTCCACCCCGGCTCGGCGGCGCCTCATGCGGGACTTCAAGAGGTTGCAGGAGGATCCT
CCAGCCGGAGTCAGCGGGGCTCCGTCCGAGAACAACATAATGGTGTGGAACGCGGTCATT
TTCGGGCCTGAAGGGACCCCGTTTGAGGATGGAACATTTAAACTTACAATAGAATTCACT
GAAGAATATCCAAATAAACCACCTACAGTTAGATTTGTCTCTAAGATGTTCCATCCAAAT
GTCTATGCAGATGGTAGTATATGTCTGGACATACTTCAGAACCGTTGGAGTCCAACCTAT
GATGTGTCTTCCATTCTAACATCCATACAGTCTCTGTTGGATGAACCCAATCCCAATAGT
CCAGCAAACAGCCAGGCTGCTCAGCTGTACCAGGAGAACAAACGGGAATATGAAAAGCGT
GTTTCTGCAATAGTAGAACAAAGCTGGCGTGATTGTTGA
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 152
Molecular Weight 17315.265
Theoretical pI 5.147
Pfam Domain Function
Signals Not Available
Transmembrane Regions Not Available
Protein Sequence
>Ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme E2 A
MSTPARRRLMRDFKRLQEDPPAGVSGAPSENNIMVWNAVIFGPEGTPFEDGTFKLTIEFT
EEYPNKPPTVRFVSKMFHPNVYADGSICLDILQNRWSPTYDVSSILTSIQSLLDEPNPNS
PANSQAAQLYQENKREYEKRVSAIVEQSWRDC
GenBank ID Protein 32967280
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P49459
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name UBE2A_HUMAN
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID NM_003336.2
GeneCard ID UBE2A
GenAtlas ID UBE2A
HGNC ID HGNC:12472
References
General References
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