Detailed entry information

Protein Information (annotations from UniProt)

Database IDHIV0010532
UniProt IDQ99732
Primary gene name(s)LITAF
Synonym gene name(s)PIG7, SIMPLE
Protein nameLipopolysaccharide-induced tumor necrosis factor-alpha factor
Protein functionProbable role in regulating transcription of specific genes. May regulate through NFKB1 the expression of the CCL2/MCP-1 chemokine. May play a role in tumor necrosis factor alpha, TNF-alpha gene expression.
Subcellular locationLysosome membrane {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11274176};
Peripheral membrane protein {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11274176};
Cytoplasmic side {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11274176}. Note=Associated with membranes of lysosomes.
ECO codeClick here for more information.
Amino acid sequence
FASTA format: Q99732
Gene Ontology
(Biological Process)
Complete annatation
aging [GO:0007568];
apoptotic process [GO:0006915];
cellular response to lipopolysaccharide [GO:0071222];
negative regulation of NF-kappaB import into nucleus [GO:0042347];
positive regulation of I-kappaB kinase/NF-kappaB signaling [GO:0043123];
regulation of cytokine production [GO:0001817];
regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter [GO:0006357];
transcription, DNA-templated [GO:0006351]
Gene Ontology
(Molecular Function)
Complete annatation
signal transducer activity [GO:0004871];
WW domain binding [GO:0050699]
Gene Ontology
(Cellular Component)
Complete annatation
cytoplasm [GO:0005737];
Golgi apparatus [GO:0005794];
intracellular membrane-bounded organelle [GO:0043231];
lysosomal membrane [GO:0005765];
nucleoplasm [GO:0005654];
plasma membrane [GO:0005886]
Protein-protein interaction114893
Phylogenetic treeQ99732
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. CD31.208876177195660.0002677795339991460.00114658327739634
AZA vs. DISU-0.4302023549328430.08945788812382350.620097762154059
AZA vs. IL7-0.4251686312067380.02762763707254310.532956734665147
AZA vs. SAHA-0.1532811847595980.52962300231450.837726876903334
DISU vs. CD3-1.650575131559249.03510110128458e-066.83710411650421e-05
DISU vs. IL7-0.003958069967412690.9874696176510060.998505215881751
DISU vs. SAHA0.2775815643549920.3411767580860060.719645271052475
DMSO vs. AZA-0.03148018386202560.8508817038915331
DMSO vs. CD3-1.255377702673490.0001085660515729450.000484606686502641
DMSO vs. DISU0.3957927166658660.1051340519889580.578339386215277
DMSO vs. IL7-0.3859883913219620.03928311645944520.405611630565846
DMSO vs. SAHA-0.1276734612088320.5879895089450380.858791919403166
HIV vs. Mock in Activation-0.2432508010110480.6958408469779360.999983755607037
HIV vs. Mock in Latency0.05484835120824440.7398128734281530.999834320637052
IL7 vs. CD3-1.625302084615378.71668989321783e-078.63817664434401e-06
SAHA vs. CD3-1.386853565408370.0001132624397107710.000537425996990338
SAHA vs. IL70.2681032082568320.2729575286335670.520307217614459
(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 -0.44574 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
unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
(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
Vif upregulates 23333304

Metabolic/Signalling Pathway       (annotations from KEGG database)      top

Pathway Accession Number Description
hsa04142 Lysosome - Homo sapiens (human)
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