Cytoplasmic polyadenylation element-binding protein 4 - Q17RY0 (CPEB4_HUMAN)


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Sequence-specific RNA-binding protein that binds to the cytoplasmic polyadenylation element (CPE), an uridine-rich sequence element (consensus sequence 5'-UUUUUAU-3') within the mRNA 3'-UTR (PubMed:24990967). RNA binding results in a clear conformational change analogous to the Venus fly trap mechanism (PubMed:24990967). Regulates activation of unfolded protein response (UPR) in the process of adaptation to ER stress in liver, by maintaining translation of CPE-regulated mRNAs in conditions in which global protein synthesis is inhibited (By similarity). Required for cell cycle progression, specifically for cytokinesis and chromosomal segregation (PubMed:26398195). Plays a role as an oncogene promoting tumor growth and progression by positively regulating translation of t-plasminogen activator/PLAT (PubMed:22138752). Stimulates proliferation of melanocytes (PubMed:27857118). In contrast to CPEB1 and CPEB3, does not play role in synaptic plasticity, learning and memory. UniProt
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Interacts with TOB1. UniProt
The 2 RRM domains and the C-terminal region mediate interaction with CPE-containing RNA (PubMed:24990967). The interdomain linker (564-579) acts as a hinge to fix the relative orientation of the 2 RRMs (PubMed:24990967). The ZZ domain (509-566) coordinates 2 Zn ions and is probably implicated in mediating interactions with other proteins in addition to increasing the affinity of the RRMs for the CPEs (By similarity). Unlike in CPEB1, a continuous polar interface is formed between the 2 RRMs (PubMed:24990967). UniProt
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