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Signal transducer and activator of transcription 4

STAT4, signal transducer and activator of transcription 4
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the STAT family of transcription factors. 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. This protein is essential for mediating responses to IL12 in lymphocytes, and regulating the differentiation of T helper cells. Mutations in this gene may be associated with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants that encode the same protein. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: IL-12, IFN-gamma, STAT6, STAT1, TH2
Papers using STAT4 antibodies
Papers on STAT4
Association of GTF2I and GTF2IRD1 polymorphisms with systemic lupus erythematosus in a Chinese Han population.
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Li et al., Beijing, China. In Clin Exp Rheumatol, 01 Oct 2015
Among them there are a number of pSS associated gene polymorphisms including the MHC-II, STAT4, IRF5, BLK, and TNIP1 genes that are shared with SLE.
Identification of a New Susceptibility Locus for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on Chromosome 12 in Individuals of European Ancestry.
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Kamboh et al., Pittsburgh, United States. In Arthritis Rheumatol, 28 Sep 2015
Several other SLE signals/loci previously implicated in Caucasians and/or Asians were also supported in Stage 1 discovery sample and strongest signals were observed at 2q32/STAT4 (P=3.6x10(-7) ) and at 8p23/BLK (P=8.1x10(-6) ).
Transcription factor co-occupied regions in the murine genome constitute T helper-cell subtype-specific enhancers.
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Baumgrass et al., Berlin, Germany. In Eur J Immunol, 24 Sep 2015
Using data integration of genome-wide TF binding profiles we defined regions with combinatorial binding of lineage-specific master TFs (T-BET, GATA3, and ROR-γt) and STATs (STAT1 and STAT4, STAT6, and STAT3) in murine T helper (Th) 1, Th2, and Th17 cells, respectively.
Immunogenetics of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: A comprehensive review.
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Prahalad et al., Salt Lake City, United States. In J Autoimmun, 21 Sep 2015
HLA class II, PTPN22, STAT4) are shared with other common autoimmune conditions; other novel polymorphisms that have been identified may be unique to JIA.
Role of retinoic acid in the stability of the T-helper-type 1 lineage and implications for autoimmunity.
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Noelle et al., New York City, United States. In Lancet, Mar 2015
Abrogation of retinoic acid signalling in Th1 cells resulted in loss of T-bet expression and STAT4 activity.
Genetic variants associated with non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteraemia in African children.
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The Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 et al., Kilifi, Kenya. In Lancet, Mar 2015
An intronic variant in STAT4 was associated (recessive model) with NTS in both Kenyan and Malawian children (Kenya p=5·6 × 10(-9), Malawi p=0·02, combined p=1·4 × 10(-9); odds ratio 7·2, 95% CI 3·8-13·5).
Genetics of vasculitis.
Review
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González-Gay et al., Johannesburg, South Africa. In Curr Opin Rheumatol, Jan 2015
These associations include ERAP1, CCR1-CCR3, STAT4, KLRC4, GIMAP4, and TNFAIP3 in Behçet's disease; BLK and CD40 in Kawasaki disease; SERPINA1 and SEMA6A in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitides; IL12B and FCGR2A/ FCGR2A in Takayasu arteritis; and CECR1 in a newly defined vascular inflammatory syndrome associated with adenosine deaminase (ADA2) deficiency.
Signal transducer and activator of transcription 4 in liver diseases.
Review
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Wang et al., Beijing, China. In Int J Biol Sci, Dec 2014
STAT4 is a member of the signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT) family of molecules that localizes to the cytoplasm.
Molecular Genetic Advances in Uveitis.
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Yang et al., Chongqing, China. In Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci, Dec 2014
In addition, various other non-HLA genes are also associated with BD or VKH syndrome, such as IL-10, STAT4, STAT3, and UBAC2.
Rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility genes: An overview.
Review
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Korczowska, Poznań, Poland. In World J Orthop, Oct 2014
These genes include protein tyrosine phosphatase, nonreceptor type 22, Peptidyl Arginine Deiminase type IV, signal transducer and activator of transcription 4, cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4, tumor necrosis factor-receptor associated factor 1/complement component 5, tumor necrosis factor and others.
The cytokine TGF-β co-opts signaling via STAT3-STAT4 to promote the differentiation of human TFH cells.
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Ueno et al., Dallas, United States. In Nat Immunol, Sep 2014
Here we found that transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) provided critical additional signals for the transcription factors STAT3 and STAT4 to promote initial TFH differentiation in humans.
Association of susceptible genetic markers and autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis.
Review
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Gopalakrishnan et al., Chennai, India. In J Genet, Aug 2014
A considerable number of confirmed associations with RA and other autoimmune disease susceptibility loci including peptidylarginine deiminase type 4 (PADI4), protein tyrosine phosphatase non-receptor type 22 (PTPN22), signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT4), cluster of differentiation 244 (CD244) and cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CTLA4), located outside the MHC have been reported recently.
TH1/TH2 cell differentiation and molecular signals.
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Sun et al., Shanghai, China. In Adv Exp Med Biol, 2013
IL-12 and IFN-γ make Naive CD4+ T cells highly express T-bet and STAT4 and differentiate to TH1 cells, while IL-4 make Naive CD4+ T cells highly express STAT6 and GATA3 and differentiated to TH2 cells.
A genome-wide association study in Han Chinese identifies a susceptibility locus for primary Sjögren's syndrome at 7q11.23.
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Zhang et al., Beijing, China. In Nat Genet, 2013
Our analysis also confirmed previously reported associations in Europeans in the regions of STAT4, TNFAIP3 and the major histocompatibility complex (MHC).
Variants at multiple loci implicated in both innate and adaptive immune responses are associated with Sjögren's syndrome.
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Sivils et al., Oklahoma City, United States. In Nat Genet, 2013
In addition to strong association within the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) region at 6p21 (Pmeta = 7.65 × 10(-114)), we establish associations with IRF5-TNPO3 (Pmeta = 2.73 × 10(-19)), STAT4 (Pmeta = 6.80 × 10(-15)), IL12A (Pmeta = 1.17 × 10(-10)), FAM167A-BLK (Pmeta = 4.97 × 10(-10)), DDX6-CXCR5 (Pmeta = 1.10 × 10(-8)) and TNIP1 (Pmeta = 3.30 × 10(-8)).
Positive association between STAT4 polymorphisms and polymyositis/dermatomyositis in a Japanese population.
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Yamanaka et al., Tokyo, Japan. In Ann Rheum Dis, 2012
This is the first study to show a positive association between a STAT4 polymorphism and polymyositis/dermatomyositis
STAT4 regulates antiviral gamma interferon responses and recurrent disease during herpes simplex virus 2 infection.
GeneRIF
Eriksson et al., Göteborg, Sweden. In J Virol, 2012
Mice that lacked STAT4 had impaired HSV-2-specific IFN-gamma production and delayed-type hypersensitivity responses.
Interactions between IL17A, IL23R, and STAT4 polymorphisms confer susceptibility to intestinal Behcet's disease in Korean population.
GeneRIF
Cheon et al., Seoul, South Korea. In Life Sci, 2012
Our results indicate that the interaction of specific IL17A, interleukin 23 receptor, and STAT4 modulate susceptibility to intestinal Behcet's disease in the Korean population
The composition and signaling of the IL-35 receptor are unconventional.
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GeneRIF
Vignali et al., Memphis, United States. In Nat Immunol, 2012
Signaling through the IL-35 receptor required the transcription factors STAT1 and STAT4.
The polymorphisms of T cell-specific TBX21 and STAT4 genes may contribute to the susceptibility of Chinese individuals to aplastic anemia.
GeneRIF
Feng et al., Tianjin, China. In Hum Immunol, 2012
Results indicate that single nucleotide polymorphisms in TBX21 and STAT4 might contribute to susceptibility to aplastic anemia (AA) in the Chinese population.
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