Detailed entry information

Protein Information (annotations from UniProt)

Database IDHIV0007206
UniProt IDO60749
Primary gene name(s)SNX2
Synonym gene name(s)unknown
Protein nameSorting nexin-2
Protein functionInvolved in several stages of intracellular trafficking. Interacts with membranes containing phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate, PtdIns(3P or phosphatidylinositol 3,5-bisphosphate, PtdIns(3,5P2, PubMed:16179610. Acts in part as component of the retromer membrane-deforming SNX-BAR subcomplex, PubMed:17101778. The SNX-BAR retromer mediates retrograde transport of cargo proteins from endosomes to the trans-Golgi network, TGN and is involved in endosome-to-plasma membrane transport for cargo protein recycling. The SNX-BAR subcomplex functions to deform the donor membrane into a tubular profile called endosome-to-TGN transport carrier, ETC, Probable. Can sense membrane curvature and has in vitro vesicle-to-membrane remodeling activity, PubMed:23085988. Required for retrograde endosome-to-TGN transport of TGN38, PubMed:20138391. Promotes KALRN- and RHOG-dependent but retromer-independent membrane remodeling such as lamellipodium formation; the function is dependent on GEF activity of KALRN, PubMed:20604901. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16179610, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17101778, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20138391, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20604901, ECO:0000269|PubMed:23085988, ECO:0000303|PubMed:16179610}.
Subcellular locationEarly endosome membrane {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16179610, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17101778};
Peripheral membrane protein {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16179610, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17101778};
Cytoplasmic side {ECO:0000269|PubMed:16179610, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17101778}. Cell projection, lamellipodium {ECO:0000269|PubMed:20604901}. Note=Colocalized with SORT1 to tubular endosomal membrane structures called endosome-to-TGN transport carriers, ETCs which are budding from early endosome vacuoles just before maturing into late endosome vacuoles, PubMed:18088323. Colocalized with F-actin at the leading edge of lamellipodia in cells in a KALRN-dependent manner, PubMed:20604901. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:18088323, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20604901}.
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Amino acid sequence
FASTA format: O60749
Gene Ontology
(Biological Process)
Complete annatation
early endosome to Golgi transport [GO:0034498];
endocytosis [GO:0006897];
intracellular protein transport [GO:0006886];
lamellipodium morphogenesis [GO:0072673];
protein oligomerization [GO:0051259];
retrograde transport, endosome to Golgi [GO:0042147];
vesicle organization [GO:0016050]
Gene Ontology
(Molecular Function)
Complete annatation
epidermal growth factor receptor binding [GO:0005154];
insulin receptor binding [GO:0005158];
leptin receptor binding [GO:1990460];
phosphatidylinositol binding [GO:0035091];
protein heterodimerization activity [GO:0046982];
protein homodimerization activity [GO:0042803];
transferrin receptor binding [GO:1990459]
Gene Ontology
(Cellular Component)
Complete annatation
cytoplasm [GO:0005737];
cytosol [GO:0005829];
early endosome membrane [GO:0031901];
endosome membrane [GO:0010008];
extracellular exosome [GO:0070062];
extrinsic component of membrane [GO:0019898];
lamellipodium [GO:0030027];
membrane [GO:0016020];
protein complex [GO:0043234];
retromer, tubulation complex [GO:0030905];
retromer complex [GO:0030904]
Protein-protein interaction112526
Phylogenetic treeO60749
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. CD3-0.2417276118693880.4637462913317680.583340352441362
AZA vs. DISU0.08207038732374860.7461719422328270.976008954784031
AZA vs. IL7-0.07737829244880160.6891187278423530.999311006273513
AZA vs. SAHA0.2198746949982140.3694451487259530.735833052269468
DISU vs. CD30.3108139857192870.3938134742312280.527768875405541
DISU vs. IL7-0.1679356773466990.5060176064353480.830044367655729
DISU vs. SAHA0.1382746290505350.6360509920201560.886761314059222
DMSO vs. AZA-0.1871255263937610.2684959398743371
DMSO vs. CD30.04131986031154230.8981436250473770.930736969901804
DMSO vs. DISU-0.2715398275337310.2675196234710150.785673683043636
DMSO vs. IL70.1170955851227220.5180568894830710.889301967358611
DMSO vs. SAHA0.399755121654980.09148857469393980.354271405244698
HIV vs. Mock in Activation-0.2874882645129190.644556027842990.999983755607037
HIV vs. Mock in Latency-0.09045054133681680.5864900132512820.999834320637052
IL7 vs. CD30.173997149905560.590134811363060.708208758891354
SAHA vs. CD30.4357180837189320.2241934151659290.330136510186868
SAHA vs. IL70.2927475178124370.231762748687860.472490083002542
(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 -0.701552 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
1.031 0.947 0.962 1 0.9
(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

not found

Metabolic/Signalling Pathway       (annotations from KEGG database)      top

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