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Signal transducer and activator of transcription 2, 113kDa

STAT2
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the STAT protein family. In response to cytokines and growth factors, STAT family members are phosphorylated by the receptor associated kinases, and then form homo- or heterodimers that translocate to the cell nucleus where they act as transcription activators. In response to interferon (IFN), this protein forms a complex with STAT1 and IFN regulatory factor family protein p48 (ISGF3G), in which this protein acts as a transactivator, but lacks the ability to bind DNA directly. Transcription adaptor P300/CBP (EP300/CREBBP) has been shown to interact specifically with this protein, which is thought to be involved in the process of blocking IFN-alpha response by adenovirus. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2010] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: STAT1, STAT3, CAN, Janus kinase, IFN-gamma
Papers on STAT2
Roles of unphosphorylated ISGF3 in HCV infection and interferon responsiveness.
New
Shin et al., Taejŏn, South Korea. In Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 18 Sep 2015
Here, we investigated the mechanism of prolonged ISG expression and its role in IFN responsiveness during HCV infection in relation to unphosphorylated IFN-stimulated gene factor 3 (U-ISGF3), recently identified as a tripartite transcription factor formed by high levels of IFN response factor 9 (IRF9), STAT1, and STAT2 without tyrosine phosphorylation of the STATs.
Role of STAT1 in Chlamydia-Induced Type-1 Interferon Production in Oviduct Epithelial Cells.
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Derbigny et al., Wuhan, China. In J Interferon Cytokine Res, 11 Sep 2015
Real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction analyses of signaling components of the type-1 IFN signaling pathway demonstrated equal upregulation in the expression of STAT2 and IRF7 genes in the WT and TLR3-deficient OE cells, but no upregulation in these genes in the STAT1-deficient OE cells.
Bioinformatics analysis of microRNA comprehensive regulatory network in congenital microtia.
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Wei, Tangshan, China. In Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 04 Sep 2015
The has-miR-185, has-miR-451 and has-miR-200c were regulated by a host of TFs including signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 (STAT1) and STAT2.
STAT2 Knockout Syrian Hamsters Support Enhanced Replication and Pathogenicity of Human Adenovirus, Revealing an Important Role of Type I Interferon Response in Viral Control.
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Wold et al., Saint Louis, United States. In Plos Pathog, 31 Aug 2015
Here, we report findings with a new Syrian hamster strain in which the STAT2 gene was functionally knocked out by site-specific gene targeting.
Phenomenon of leptin resistance in seasonal animals: the failure of leptin action in the brain.
Review
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Zieba et al., Kraków, Poland. In Domest Anim Endocrinol, 31 Jul 2015
However, a broad range of ambiguities exists regarding the implications that the intracellular signaling of signal transducer and activator of transcription-2/suppressor of cytokine signaling 3 (STAT2/SOCS3) imparts central leptin resistance.
Signal transducer and activator of transcription 2 deficiency is a novel disorder of mitochondrial fission.
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Rahman et al., Melbourne, Australia. In Brain, 29 Jul 2015
In two children presenting with severe neurological deterioration following viral infection we identified a novel homozygous STAT2 mutation, c.1836 C>A (p.Cys612Ter), using whole exome sequencing.
Toward a new STATe: the role of STATs in mitochondrial function.
Review
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Larner et al., Richmond, United States. In Semin Immunol, Feb 2014
Recently, other members of the STAT family (STAT1, STAT2, STAT5, and STAT6) have also been shown to be present in the mitochondria.
STAT2 signaling and dengue virus infection.
Review
García-Sastre et al., Seattle, United States. In Jakstat, 2014
This review describes strategies that DENV uses to evade the type I interferon response and focuses on how data gained from the study of DENV NS5-mediated STAT2 degradation may be used to create immunocompetent DENV mouse models and design anti-DENV therapeutics.
STAT2 and IRF9: Beyond ISGF3.
Review
Grandvaux et al., Montréal, Canada. In Jakstat, 2013
Among STATs, STAT2 is classically known to dimerize with STAT1 and together with IRF9 forms the ISGF3 transcription factor complex that has long been considered a hallmark of activation by type I and type III interferons.
STATs get their move on.
Review
Reich, Stony Brook, United States. In Jakstat, 2013
Following STAT2 tyrosine phosphorylation, it can form dimers with STAT1 to affect nuclear import as the trimeric complex (ISGF3).
A variant upstream of IFNL3 (IL28B) creating a new interferon gene IFNL4 is associated with impaired clearance of hepatitis C virus.
Impact
O'Brien et al., Bethesda, United States. In Nat Genet, 2013
Transient overexpression of IFNL4 in a hepatoma cell line induced STAT1 and STAT2 phosphorylation and the expression of interferon-stimulated genes.
A haplotype at STAT2 Introgressed from neanderthals and serves as a candidate of positive selection in Papua New Guinea.
GeneRIF
Hammer et al., Tucson, United States. In Am J Hum Genet, 2012
A haplotype at STAT2 introgressed from neanderthals serves as a candidate of positive selection in Papua New Guinea.
HSV-2 inhibits type-I interferon signaling via multiple complementary and compensatory STAT2-associated mechanisms.
GeneRIF
Foster et al., New Orleans, United States. In Virus Res, 2012
These results indicate the importance that herpes simplex virus 2 has assigned to STAT2, investing significant genomic currency throughout its replicative lifecycle for continuous targeted destruction and inhibition of this protein.
Mice deficient in STAT1 but not STAT2 or IRF9 develop a lethal CD4+ T-cell-mediated disease following infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus.
GeneRIF
Campbell et al., Sydney, Australia. In J Virol, 2012
STAT1, not STAT2 or IRF9, prevent the emergence of a lethal antiviral CD4(+) T-cell response after lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection.
The JAK-STAT pathway at twenty.
Review
Impact
Darnell et al., Cleveland, United States. In Immunity, 2012
We look back on the discoveries that the tyrosine kinases TYK2 and JAK1 and the transcription factors STAT1, STAT2, and IRF9 are required for the cellular response to type I interferons.
Gene expression profile reveals that STAT2 is involved in the immunosuppressive function of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells.
GeneRIF
Song et al., Inch'ŏn, South Korea. In Gene, 2012
STAT2 is functionally involved in the immunosuppressive activity of hcMSCs as a novel regulator under inflammatory conditions.
The transcription factor STAT2 enhances proteasomal degradation of RCAN1 through the ubiquitin E3 ligase FBW7.
GeneRIF
Chung et al., Seoul, South Korea. In Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2012
Co-immunoprecipitation/immunoblot analyses showed that STAT2 enhanced RCAN1 ubiquitination through the ubiquitin E3 ligase FBW7..
NLRX1 protein attenuates inflammatory responses to infection by interfering with the RIG-I-MAVS and TRAF6-NF-κB signaling pathways.
Impact
Ting et al., Chapel Hill, United States. In Immunity, 2011
We showed that Nlrx1(-/-) mice exhibited increased expression of antiviral signaling molecules IFN-β, STAT2, OAS1, and IL-6 after influenza virus infection.
Nonconventional initiation complex assembly by STAT and NF-kappaB transcription factors regulates nitric oxide synthase expression.
Impact
Decker et al., Vienna, Austria. In Immunity, 2010
Here we showed sequential and cooperative contributions of the transcription factors ISGF3 (a complex containing STAT1, STAT2, and IRF9 subunits) and NF-kappaB to the transcriptional induction of the Nos2 gene in macrophages infected with the intracellular bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes.
Acetylation-dependent signal transduction for type I interferon receptor.
Impact
Chin et al., Providence, United States. In Cell, 2007
IRF9 interacts with the acetyl-Lys399 motif by means of its IRF homology2 (IH2) domain, leading to formation of the ISGF3 complex that includes IRF9, STAT1, and STAT2.
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