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Ubiquitin specific peptidase 5
isopeptidase T, Isot, USP5, UCHT
Ubiquitin (see MIM 191339)-dependent proteolysis is a complex pathway of protein metabolism implicated in such diverse cellular functions as maintenance of chromatin structure, receptor function, and degradation of abnormal proteins. A late step of the process involves disassembly of the polyubiquitin chains on degraded proteins into ubiquitin monomers. USP5 disassembles branched polyubiquitin chains by a sequential exo mechanism, starting at the proximal end of the chain (Wilkinson et al., 1995 [PubMed 7578059]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2010] (from
Oldham et al., Nottingham, United Kingdom. In Protein Sci, Aug 2015
Nanoelectrospray ionization-mass spectrometry and ion mobility-mass spectrometry have been used to study the interactions of the large, multidomain, and conformationally flexible deubiquitinating enzyme ubiquitin specific protease 5 (USP5) with mono- and poly-ubiquitin (Ub) substrates.
Yang et al., Beijing, China. In Org Biomol Chem, 2014
Incorporation of L-isothymidine (L-isoT) at T3, T9, T12 positions and D-isoT at the T7 position in TBA's loop regions promoted the formation of G-quadruplex, resulting in enhanced affinity with thrombin and an increased anticoagulant effect.
Chien et al., Taipei, Taiwan. In Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2014
The Drosophila USP5 homolog Leon functions as other family members of unconventional deubiquitinases, disassembling free, substrate-unconjugated polyubiquitin chains to replenish the pool of mono-ubiquitin, and maintaining cellular ubiquitin homeostasis.
Wilkinson et al., Atlanta, United States. In Cell, 2006
We report the crystal structures of the zinc-finger ubiquitin binding domain (ZnF UBP) from the deubiquitinating enzyme isopeptidase T (IsoT, or USP5) alone and in complex with ubiquitin. This domain is required for optimal catalytic activation of IsoT.