Detailed entry information

Protein Information (annotations from UniProt)

Database IDHIV0007143
UniProt IDO95391
Primary gene name(s)SLU7
Synonym gene name(s)unknown
Protein namePre-mRNA-splicing factor SLU7
Protein functionParticipates in the second catalytic step of pre-mRNA splicing, when the free hydroxyl group of exon I attacks the 3'-splice site to generate spliced mRNA and the excised lariat intron. Required for holding exon 1 properly in the spliceosome and for correct AG identification when more than one possible AG exists in 3'-splicing site region. May be involved in the activation of proximal AG. Probably also involved in alternative splicing regulation. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10197984, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10647016, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12764196, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15728250}.
Subcellular locationNucleus. Cytoplasm. Note=Predominantly nuclear. Shuttling between the nucleus and the cytoplasm is regulated by the CCHC-type zinc finger. Upon UV-C stress stimulus, the nuclear concentration of the protein decreases, affecting alternative splicing. Translocates from the nucleus to the cytoplasm after heat shock cell treatment. Accumulates in cytoplasmic vesicle-like organelles after heat shock treatment, which may represent stress granules.
ECO codeClick here for more information.
Amino acid sequence
FASTA format: O95391
Gene Ontology
(Biological Process)
Complete annatation
alternative mRNA splicing, via spliceosome [GO:0000380];
cellular response to heat [GO:0034605];
intracellular protein transport [GO:0006886];
mRNA 3'-end processing [GO:0031124];
mRNA 3'-splice site recognition [GO:0000389];
mRNA export from nucleus [GO:0006406];
mRNA splicing, via spliceosome [GO:0000398];
RNA export from nucleus [GO:0006405];
RNA splicing, via transesterification reactions [GO:0000375];
termination of RNA polymerase II transcription [GO:0006369]
Gene Ontology
(Molecular Function)
Complete annatation
pre-mRNA 3'-splice site binding [GO:0030628];
second spliceosomal transesterification activity [GO:0000386];
zinc ion binding [GO:0008270]
Gene Ontology
(Cellular Component)
Complete annatation
catalytic step 2 spliceosome [GO:0071013];
cytoplasm [GO:0005737];
intracellular membrane-bounded organelle [GO:0043231];
membrane [GO:0016020];
nuclear speck [GO:0016607];
nucleoplasm [GO:0005654];
nucleus [GO:0005634];
small nuclear ribonucleoprotein complex [GO:0030532];
spliceosomal complex [GO:0005681]
Protein-protein interaction115820
Phylogenetic treeO95391
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. CD30.07785793109581630.8120238120283990.872767802530987
AZA vs. DISU0.1858721179431030.4623380154268480.924565405559239
AZA vs. IL7-0.160201892562220.4051957606992480.999311006273513
AZA vs. SAHA-0.09162088543436260.7075939517671790.917183840067025
DISU vs. CD30.09495431597857790.7933956255223930.857875737689158
DISU vs. IL7-0.355114394016240.1589178277414780.517091787870232
DISU vs. SAHA-0.276408501768910.3437994894547950.721766760151331
DMSO vs. AZA-0.1078050675050330.5203984941663231
DMSO vs. CD3-0.1960504661020780.5397258759735410.644496696380897
DMSO vs. DISU-0.2952691527598770.2264635796213430.738897851882729
DMSO vs. IL7-0.04536715259280280.8010782946007520.959270417912966
DMSO vs. SAHA0.008935912365331320.9697867399037950.993292390076406
HIV vs. Mock in Activation-0.03491729449974620.9552268955670580.999983755607037
HIV vs. Mock in Latency0.09647988528792770.5587826368228830.999834320637052
IL7 vs. CD3-0.2300401847428820.4747094094367610.606740857155965
SAHA vs. CD3-0.1942933702861390.5820871658006630.682437652763031
SAHA vs. IL70.06496394590633070.7902474399124570.908010512176262
(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 -0.186348 0.349736
(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
1.006 0.908 0.821 0.784 0.841
(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

not found

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

HIV Partner Interaction Type PubMed
HIV-1 virus replication enhanced by expression of human gene 18854154

Metabolic/Signalling Pathway       (annotations from KEGG database)      top

Pathway Accession Number Description
hsa03040 Spliceosome - Homo sapiens (human)
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