Detailed entry information

Protein Information (annotations from UniProt)

Database IDHIV0004728
UniProt IDQ9Y6I3
Primary gene name(s)EPN1
Synonym gene name(s)unknown
Protein nameEpsin-1
Protein functionBinds to membranes enriched in phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate, PtdIns(4,5P2. Modifies membrane curvature and facilitates the formation of clathrin-coated invaginations, By similarity. Regulates receptor-mediated endocytosis. {ECO:0000250, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10557078}.
Subcellular locationCytoplasm {ECO:0000250}. Cell membrane {ECO:0000250};
Peripheral membrane protein {ECO:0000250}. Nucleus {ECO:0000250}. Membrane, clathrin-coated pit {ECO:0000250}. Note=Associated with the cytoplasmic membrane at sites where clathrin-coated pits are forming. Colocalizes with clathrin and AP-2 in a punctate pattern on the plasma membrane. Detected in presynaptic nerve terminals and in Golgi stacks. May shuttle to the nucleus when associated with ZBTB16/ZNF145, By similarity. {ECO:0000250}.
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Amino acid sequence
FASTA format: Q9Y6I3
Gene Ontology
(Biological Process)
Complete annatation
embryonic organ development [GO:0048568];
endocytosis [GO:0006897];
female pregnancy [GO:0007565];
in utero embryonic development [GO:0001701];
negative regulation of epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway [GO:0042059];
Notch signaling pathway [GO:0007219]
Gene Ontology
(Molecular Function)
Complete annatation
lipid binding [GO:0008289]
Gene Ontology
(Cellular Component)
Complete annatation
coated pit [GO:0005905];
cytoplasm [GO:0005737];
nucleus [GO:0005634];
plasma membrane [GO:0005886]
Protein-protein interaction118965
Phylogenetic treeQ9Y6I3
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. CD3-0.3214333990047880.3329267270371320.453736470739095
AZA vs. DISU-0.1682421753916260.5094358330848860.937979560488626
AZA vs. IL7-0.1233082663199250.5260030540359340.999311006273513
AZA vs. SAHA0.1092256623207380.6569590222392610.896604825824773
DISU vs. CD30.1420532235887140.7171143173537560.801581468395635
DISU vs. IL70.03496659495458170.8983651107139150.981048051481798
DISU vs. SAHA0.279728797310790.3437210788975950.721766760151331
DMSO vs. AZA-0.1617269366093590.3420474529035971
DMSO vs. CD30.1497133642420320.6504429760365610.739778950749173
DMSO vs. DISU0.004860968713196390.9847500883266390.997458249165375
DMSO vs. IL70.04599522171089290.8007764157443580.959270417912966
DMSO vs. SAHA0.2653257064944010.2658252666514430.614495694481925
HIV vs. Mock in Activation0.4063983542137040.5190798564211460.999983755607037
HIV vs. Mock in Latency-0.1550489059222410.3555172857722790.999834320637052
IL7 vs. CD30.202709058702270.552249049180290.67565340245897
SAHA vs. CD30.4075175422150950.2515423214884330.361195120041038
SAHA vs. IL70.2301344412326550.3503687374300370.600029351058893
(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) unknown
(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 -0.977006 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
0.996 0.909 1.012 1.244 1.285
(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

Drugbank ID Drug Name Drug Status Pharmacological Action Drug Action
DB03316 1,4-Diethylene Dioxide experimental unknown unknown
DB03401 D-Myo-Inositol-1,4,5-Triphosphate experimental unknown unknown

Protein Secondary Structure       (annotations from PDB)      top

PDB Accession Method Resolution Chain Structure Preview
1INZ NMR - A=1-144.

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

HIV Partner Interaction Type PubMed
Envelope transmembrane glycoprotein gp41 binds 18375383
Envelope transmembrane glycoprotein gp41 inhibited by 18375383

Metabolic/Signalling Pathway       (annotations from KEGG database)      top

Pathway Accession Number Description
hsa04144 Endocytosis - Homo sapiens (human)
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