Detailed entry information

Protein Information (annotations from UniProt)

Database IDHIV0000938
UniProt IDQ15717
Primary gene name(s)ELAVL1
Synonym gene name(s)HUR
Protein nameELAV-like protein 1
Protein functionRNA-binding protein that binds to the 3'-UTR region of mRNAs and increases their stability, PubMed:14517288, PubMed:18285462. Involved in embryonic stem cells, ESCs differentiation: preferentially binds mRNAs that are not methylated by N6-methyladenosine, m6A, stabilizing them, promoting ESCs differentiation, By similarity. Binds to poly-U elements and AU-rich elements, AREs in the 3'-UTR of target mRNAs, PubMed:8626503, PubMed:17632515, PubMed:18285462, PubMed:23519412. Binds avidly to the AU-rich element in FOS and IL3/interleukin-3 mRNAs. In the case of the FOS AU-rich element, binds to a core element of 27 nucleotides that contain AUUUA, AUUUUA, and AUUUUUA motifs. Binds preferentially to the 5'-UUUU[AG]UUU-3' motif in vitro, PubMed:8626503. With ZNF385A, binds the 3'-UTR of p53/TP53 mRNA to control their nuclear export induced by CDKN2A. Hence, may regulate p53/TP53 expression and mediate in part the CDKN2A anti-proliferative activity. May also bind with ZNF385A the CCNB1 mRNA, By similarity. {ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P70372, ECO:0000269|PubMed:14517288, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17632515, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18285462, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19029303, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23519412, ECO:0000269|PubMed:8626503}.
Subcellular locationCytoplasm {ECO:0000269|PubMed:14517288, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17632515, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18285462, ECO:0000269|PubMed:19029303}. Nucleus {ECO:0000269|PubMed:14517288, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17632515, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18285462}. Note=Translocates into the cytoplasm following phosphorylation by MAPKAPK2, PubMed:14517288. Likewise, phosphorylation by PRKCD promotes translocation from the nucleus into the cytoplasm, where it is associated with free and cytoskeleton-bound polysomes, PubMed:18285462. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:14517288, ECO:0000269|PubMed:18285462}.
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Amino acid sequence
FASTA format: Q15717
Gene Ontology
(Biological Process)
Complete annatation
3'-UTR-mediated mRNA stabilization [GO:0070935];
mRNA splicing, via spliceosome [GO:0000398];
mRNA stabilization [GO:0048255];
multicellular organism development [GO:0007275];
negative regulation of gene silencing by miRNA [GO:0060965];
positive regulation of translation [GO:0045727];
regulation of mRNA stability [GO:0043488];
regulation of stem cell population maintenance [GO:2000036]
Gene Ontology
(Molecular Function)
Complete annatation
AU-rich element binding [GO:0017091];
double-stranded RNA binding [GO:0003725];
mRNA 3'-UTR AU-rich region binding [GO:0035925];
mRNA 3'-UTR binding [GO:0003730];
mRNA binding [GO:0003729];
nucleotide binding [GO:0000166];
poly(A RNA binding [GO:0044822];
protein homodimerization activity [GO:0042803];
protein kinase binding [GO:0019901];
RNA binding [GO:0003723]
Gene Ontology
(Cellular Component)
Complete annatation
cytoplasm [GO:0005737];
cytosol [GO:0005829];
membrane [GO:0016020];
nucleoplasm [GO:0005654];
nucleus [GO:0005634]
Protein-protein interaction108309
Phylogenetic treeQ15717
HIV replication factor status Zhou et al., Cell. Host. Microbe., 2008
      unknown
Brass et al., Science, 2008
      unknown
Smith et al., J. Immunol, 2010
      unknown
Interferon-stimulated
gene status
Lu et al., J. Virol., 2011
      Folds changes 8h: unknown; Folds changes 16h: unknown; Tested: unknown;
Schoggins JW and Rice CM, Curr. Opin. Virol., 2011
      Targeted viruses: unknown
      Viral life cycle: unknown
      Mechanism related to antiviral activity: unknown
Anti-viral restriction factor Liu et al., Retrovirology, 2011
      unknown (Triplicates)

Gene Expression Profile       top

            Up-regulated;            Down-regulated

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Gene expression during HIV latency

(1). Mohammadi et al., PLoS Pathog., 2014

Differentially expressed transcripts (Pairwise) during latency and subsequent viral reactivation using several agents - Primary CD4+ T-cell based model


DMSO: Dimethyl suloxyde (negative control) - 0.0033% final
SAHA: Vorinostat (Histone deacetylase inhibitor) - 0.5 μM
CD3: TCR Stimulation by IL-2+ antiCD3/anti-CD28 antibodies
IL7: Interleukin-7 based stimulation
DISU: Disulfiram (alcohol dehydrogenase inhibitor) - 0.5 μM
AZA: 5-azacytidine (AZA; DNA methylation inhibitor) - 1 μM
Experimental Condition Log2 Fold Change P value Adjusted P value
AZA vs. CD31.519659151729975.49045643649659e-063.60105132336278e-05
AZA vs. DISU-0.109160906454490.6673229157891150.962557690454146
AZA vs. IL70.2036432690262290.2913598084748970.999311006273513
AZA vs. SAHA0.1586164641264780.5174779331669190.831689476712418
DISU vs. CD3-1.640451182729861.03085763286659e-057.65823440637051e-05
DISU vs. IL70.3034962637006410.2294738280778640.613096835926285
DISU vs. SAHA0.2693146283806730.3609440090161380.736101104178919
DMSO vs. AZA-0.06196373120380020.7129993550385191
DMSO vs. CD3-1.591889103500821.13930056189204e-068.10366523366554e-06
DMSO vs. DISU0.04564783343331790.8520697646131670.982981807603187
DMSO vs. IL70.2728035977852550.1308200207490570.62890965394892
DMSO vs. SAHA0.2140866633090770.3665254531733420.714421249970957
HIV vs. Mock in Activation0.1662152171309970.7891952780211030.999983755607037
HIV vs. Mock in Latency-0.05650584523307550.7334540421699240.999834320637052
IL7 vs. CD3-1.309191932096686.01260225023825e-050.000373569471219461
SAHA vs. CD3-1.385290236806750.0001219617521389660.000571683858393225
SAHA vs. IL7-0.04769994554266930.8457953311708270.934681236487055
(2). Iglesias-Ussel et al., J. Virol., 2013

Up and Downregulated transcripts during Latency (Latently infected CD4+ T cells vs Uninfected)- Primary CD4+Tcell based model
Log2 Fold Change P Value
unknown unknown

Gene expression during HIV infection and replication

(1). Imbeault et al., PloS Pathog., 2012

Transcriptomic profiling of HIV-1 infected CD4+ T cells - Primary CD4+ T cells
Experiment type Log2 Fold Change P Value Adjusted P Value
Infected vs. Mock unknown unknown unknown
Infected vs. Bystander unknown unknown unknown
(2). Lefebvre et al., J. Virol., 2011

Transcriptome analysis of T-cell line (Sup T1)
Log2 Fold Change unknown
(3). Li et al., J. Immunol., 2013

Lymphatic tissue
Acute Fold Change Acute P Value Asymt Fold Change Asypt P Value AIDS Fold Change AIDS P Value
unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
(4). Chang et al., MBio., 2011

Transcriptome analysis of T-cell line (Sup T1)

Derived from Sherrill-Mix et al., BMC Retrovirol., 2015 cross validation
Up-regulated (True) FALSE
(5). Sherrill-Mix et al., BMC Retrovirol., 2015

Deep RNA-seq analysis of primary human T cell infected with low passage HIV isolate HIV89.6 - Primary CD4+ T cell based
Test Status Log2 Fold Change P Value
OK 0.0326001 0.866187
(6). Rotger et al., PLoS Pathog., 2010

Genome-wide mRNA expression of CD4+ T cells from HIV-infected patient
(Genes differentially expressed (at adjusted p<0.01) according to the empirical Bayes approach)
Log2 Fold Change P Value
unknown unknown

Proteomic/Transcriptomics studies indicating differentially expressed genes mediated by HIV

(1). Greenwood et al., Elife, 2016

Activated (CD3/CD28) Primary human CD4+ T cells infected with pNL4-3-dE-EGFP. The table shows the complete (unfiltered) TMT (tandem mass tag)-based proteomic time course dataset
6 h 24 h 48 h 72 h RTi
1.015 0.935 0.873 0.815 0.947
(2). Navare et al., Virology, 2012

SUP-T1 cell line
FC-4hpi P-value FC-8hpi P-value FC-20hpi P-value Category
unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
(3). Hyrcza et al., J. Virolo., 2007

Primary human CD4+ and CD8+ T Cells
Affymetrix Prob ID Fold Change In CD8? Category
unknown unknown unknown unknown

Protein Overview       top

Drug-protein Interaction       (annotations from DrugBank)      top

not found

Protein Secondary Structure       (annotations from PDB)      top

PDB Accession Method Resolution Chain Structure Preview
3HI9 X-ray 2.0Å A/B/C/D=18-99.
4ED5 X-ray 2.0Å A/B=18-186.
4EGL X-ray 2.9Å A=18-186.
4FXV X-ray 1.9Å A/B/C/D=20-99.

HIV-1 Interaction       (annotations from NCBI HIV-1 Interaction Database)      top

HIV Partner Interaction Type PubMed
Envelope surface glycoprotein gp120 complexes with 23125841
reverse transcriptase interacts with 18544151
19750561
2199457418544151
19750561
2199457420459669
Gag-Pol complexes with 23125841
nucleocapsid upregulates 18051367
Pr55(Gag) complexes with 23125841
Nef complexes with 23125841

Metabolic/Signalling Pathway       (annotations from KEGG database)      top

Pathway Accession Number Description
hsa04152 AMPK signaling pathway - Homo sapiens (human)
hsa04657 IL-17 signaling pathway - Homo sapiens (human)
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