Bromodomain testis-specific protein - Q58F21 (BRDT_HUMAN)


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  • Number of PDB entries for Q58F21: 3
Testis-specific chromatin protein that specifically binds histone H4 acetylated at 'Lys-5' and 'Lys-8' (H4K5ac and H4K8ac, respectively) and plays a key role in spermatogenesis. Required in late pachytene spermatocytes: plays a role in meiotic and post-meiotic cells by binding to acetylated histones at the promoter of specific meiotic and post-meiotic genes, facilitating their activation at the appropriate time. In the post-meiotic phase of spermatogenesis, binds to hyperacetylated histones and participates in their general removal from DNA. Also acts as a component of the splicing machinery in pachytene spermatocytes and round spermatids and participates in 3'-UTR truncation of specific mRNAs in post-meiotic spermatids. Required for chromocenter organization, a structure comprised of peri-centromeric heterochromatin. (data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Interacts with mRNA splicing machinery proteins SRSF2, DDX5, HNRNPK and TARDBP. Interacts with the acetylated N-terminus of histone H1, H2, H3 and H4. Interacts with P-TEFb components CDK9 and CCNT1/cyclin-T1. Interacts with SMARCE1 (By similarity). Interacts with the acetylated N-terminus of histone H1.4, H2A, H2B, H3 and H4. (data source: UniProt  )
Bromo domains mediate interaction with histones that have acetylated lysine residues at specific positions (PubMed:22464331). Bromo domain 1 mediates binding with histone H4 acetylated at 'Lys-5' and 'Lys-8' (H4K5ac and H4K8ac, respectively) (PubMed:22901802). (data source: UniProt  )
Isoforms: 5, currently showing only the 'canonical' sequence.
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