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Ubiquitin specific peptidase 2
This gene encodes a member of the family of de-ubiquitinating enzymes, which belongs to the peptidase C19 superfamily. The encoded protein is a ubiquitin-specific protease which is required for TNF-alpha (tumor necrosis factor alpha) -induced NF-kB (nuclear factor kB) signaling. This protein deubiquitinates polyubiquitinated target proteins such as fatty acid synthase, murine double minute 2 (MDM2), MDM4/MDMX and cyclin D1. MDM2 and MDM4 are negative regulators of the p53 tumor suppressor and cyclin D1 is required for cell cycle G1/S transition. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011] (from
Fotaki et al., Graz, Austria. In Int J Pharm, Jan 2016
UNASSIGNED: The impact of hydrodynamics and media composition on nifedipine dissolution profile from IR (immediate release) soft capsules was investigated using dissolution apparatus USP1, USP2, USP3 and USP4 (United State Pharmacopoeia).
Ezura et al., Tokyo, Japan. In Calcif Tissue Int, Jan 2016
Therefore, in this study, we investigated the effects of PTH on gene expression in the cultured osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 cells, and found that the ubiquitin-specific peptidase 2 (Usp2) may be one of the direct target genes of PTHR signaling.
Viard et al., London, United Kingdom. In Pflugers Arch, Sep 2015
Using whole-cell current recordings and surface biotinylation assays, we show that USP2-45 specifically decreases both the amplitude of Cav currents and the amount of Cav1.2 subunits inserted at the plasma membrane.
Shen et al., Shanghai, China. In Tumour Biol, Jul 2015
Ubiquitin-specific protease 2 (USP2) was identified as an upregulated gene in the metastatic group, and its expression was analyzed by immunohistochemistry in 121 primary breast cancers, 13 paired normal tissues, and 13 paired metastatic lesions.
Besharse et al., Milwaukee, United States. In Plos One, 2010
Rhythmic expression of USP2 in the SCN and other tissues offers a new level of control of the clock machinery through de-ubiqutinylation and suggests a role for USP2 during circadian adaptation to environmental day length changes
Staub et al., Zürich, Switzerland. In Kidney Int, 2008
Among a series of new early aldosterone-induced gene products recently identified in kidney target tubules, an additional regulator of ENaC ubiquitylation, the deubiquitylating enzyme Usp2-45, was identified.