Detailed entry information

Protein Information (annotations from UniProt)

Database IDHIV0002327
UniProt IDO14744
Primary gene name(s)PRMT5
Synonym gene name(s)HRMT1L5, IBP72, JBP1, SKB1
Protein nameProtein arginine N-methyltransferase 5
Protein functionArginine methyltransferase that can both catalyze the formation of omega-N monomethylarginine, MMA and symmetrical dimethylarginine, sDMA, with a preference for the formation of MMA, PubMed:10531356, PubMed:11152681, PubMed:11747828, PubMed:12411503, PubMed:15737618, PubMed:17709427, PubMed:20159986, PubMed:20810653, PubMed:21258366, PubMed:21917714, PubMed:22269951. Specifically mediates the symmetrical dimethylation of arginine residues in the small nuclear ribonucleoproteins Sm D1, SNRPD1 and Sm D3, SNRPD3; such methylation being required for the assembly and biogenesis of snRNP core particles, PubMed:12411503, PubMed:11747828, PubMed:17709427. Methylates SUPT5H and may regulate its transcriptional elongation properties, PubMed:12718890. Mono- and dimethylates arginine residues of myelin basic protein, MBP in vitro. May play a role in cytokine-activated transduction pathways. Negatively regulates cyclin E1 promoter activity and cellular proliferation. Methylates histone H2A and H4 'Arg-3' during germ cell development. Methylates histone H3 'Arg-8', which may repress transcription. Methylates the Piwi proteins, PIWIL1, PIWIL2 and PIWIL4, methylation of Piwi proteins being required for the interaction with Tudor domain-containing proteins and subsequent localization to the meiotic nuage, By similarity. Methylates RPS10. Attenuates EGF signaling through the MAPK1/MAPK3 pathway acting at 2 levels. First, monomethylates EGFR; this enhances EGFR 'Tyr-1197' phosphorylation and PTPN6 recruitment, eventually leading to reduced SOS1 phosphorylation, PubMed:21917714, PubMed:21258366. Second, methylates RAF1 and probably BRAF, hence destabilizing these 2 signaling proteins and reducing their catalytic activity, PubMed:21917714. Required for induction of E-selectin and VCAM-1, on the endothelial cells surface at sites of inflammation. Methylates HOXA9, PubMed:22269951. Methylates and regulates SRGAP2 which is involved in cell migration and differentiation, PubMed:20810653. Acts as a transcriptional corepressor in CRY1-mediated repression of the core circadian component PER1 by regulating the H4R3 dimethylation at the PER1 promoter, By similarity. Methylates GM130/GOLGA2, regulating Golgi ribbon formation, PubMed:20421892. Methylates H4R3 in genes involved in glioblastomagenesis in a CHTOP- and/or TET1-dependent manner, PubMed:25284789. Symmetrically methylates POLR2A, a modification that allows the recruitment to POLR2A of proteins including SMN1/SMN2 and SETX. This is required for resolving RNA-DNA hybrids created by RNA polymerase II, that form R-loop in transcription terminal regions, an important step in proper transcription termination, PubMed:26700805. {ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:Q8CIG8, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10531356, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11152681, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11747828, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12411503, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12718890, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15737618, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17709427, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20159986, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20421892, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20810653, ECO:0000269|PubMed:21258366, ECO:0000269|PubMed:21917714, ECO:0000269|PubMed:22269951, ECO:0000269|PubMed:25284789, ECO:0000269|PubMed:26700805}.
Subcellular locationCytoplasm {ECO:0000269|PubMed:21917714, ECO:0000269|PubMed:22269951}. Nucleus {ECO:0000269|PubMed:18404153, ECO:0000269|PubMed:21917714, ECO:0000269|PubMed:22269951}. Golgi apparatus {ECO:0000269|PubMed:20421892}.
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Amino acid sequence
FASTA format: O14744
Gene Ontology
(Biological Process)
Complete annatation
cell proliferation [GO:0008283];
circadian regulation of gene expression [GO:0032922];
DNA-templated transcription, termination [GO:0006353];
endothelial cell activation [GO:0042118];
Golgi ribbon formation [GO:0090161];
histone H4-R3 methylation [GO:0043985];
liver regeneration [GO:0097421];
negative regulation of cell differentiation [GO:0045596];
peptidyl-arginine methylation [GO:0018216];
peptidyl-arginine N-methylation [GO:0035246];
positive regulation of adenylate cyclase-inhibiting dopamine receptor signaling pathway [GO:1904992];
positive regulation of oligodendrocyte differentiation [GO:0048714];
regulation of DNA methylation [GO:0044030];
regulation of ERK1 and ERK2 cascade [GO:0070372];
regulation of mitotic nuclear division [GO:0007088];
regulation of signal transduction by p53 class mediator [GO:1901796];
regulation of transcription, DNA-templated [GO:0006355];
spliceosomal snRNP assembly [GO:0000387]
Gene Ontology
(Molecular Function)
Complete annatation
core promoter sequence-specific DNA binding [GO:0001046];
histone-arginine N-methyltransferase activity [GO:0008469];
histone methyltransferase activity, H4-R3 specific [GO:0044020];
methyl-CpG binding [GO:0008327];
methyltransferase activity [GO:0008168];
protein-arginine N-methyltransferase activity [GO:0016274];
protein-arginine omega-N symmetric methyltransferase activity [GO:0035243];
protein heterodimerization activity [GO:0046982];
ribonucleoprotein complex binding [GO:0043021];
transcription corepressor activity [GO:0003714]
Gene Ontology
(Cellular Component)
Complete annatation
cytoplasm [GO:0005737];
cytosol [GO:0005829];
Golgi apparatus [GO:0005794];
histone methyltransferase complex [GO:0035097];
methylosome [GO:0034709];
nucleoplasm [GO:0005654];
nucleus [GO:0005634]
Protein-protein interaction115688
Phylogenetic treeO14744
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. CD31.949010500518889.02082275544558e-091.06972337191248e-07
AZA vs. DISU-0.4295408527286340.09107544581859210.622680215201834
AZA vs. IL70.3810854280203440.04862401269481120.647245692416997
AZA vs. SAHA-0.004685688969968680.9847298021505510.996858691786281
DISU vs. CD3-2.39089491302063.48809536809824e-107.81271167588602e-09
DISU vs. IL70.8012763422300610.001605582935577440.0372371734674307
DISU vs. SAHA0.4268155183089820.1444032449284660.488507587949925
DMSO vs. AZA0.05945287352811960.7245032089219151
DMSO vs. CD3-1.902045281643168.74980676801584e-099.46273072219373e-08
DMSO vs. DISU0.4867262113913210.04721255312139410.432781736946112
DMSO vs. IL70.3291713012084970.0684616256569250.500028588555303
DMSO vs. SAHA-0.06979129247714570.7679687508730980.933692888384032
HIV vs. Mock in Activation0.05367102798354230.9311770093434490.999983755607037
HIV vs. Mock in Latency-0.03779346326537870.8207094199487840.999834320637052
IL7 vs. CD3-1.561186922290992.02369540747149e-061.83864743079071e-05
SAHA vs. CD3-1.977641672639526.4221821305388e-087.10354926607343e-07
SAHA vs. IL7-0.3883115659803990.1121741369348650.308170209754152
(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 -1.326384428
(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 0.546733 0.000305467
(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
0.965 0.972 0.937 0.891 0.927
(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
4GQB X-ray 2.0Å A=1-637.
4X60 X-ray 2.3Å A=2-637.
4X61 X-ray 2.8Å A=2-637.
4X63 X-ray 3.0Å A=2-637.
5C9Z X-ray 2.3Å A=2-637.
5EMJ X-ray 2.2Å A=2-637.
5EMK X-ray 2.5Å A=2-637.
5EML X-ray 2.3Å A=2-637.
5EMM X-ray 2.3Å A=2-637.
5FA5 X-ray 2.3Å A=1-637.

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

not found

Metabolic/Signalling Pathway       (annotations from KEGG database)      top

Pathway Accession Number Description
hsa03013 RNA transport - Homo sapiens (human)
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