Human Gene LST1 (uc021zpi.1) Description and Page Index
Description: Homo sapiens leukocyte specific transcript 1 (LST1), transcript variant 4, mRNA. RefSeq Summary (NM_205839): The protein encoded by this gene is a membrane protein that can inhibit the proliferation of lymphocytes. Expression of this gene is enhanced by lipopolysaccharide, interferon-gamma, and bacteria. Several transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2011]. Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: chr6_mann_hap4:2,896,840-2,899,570 Size: 2,731 Total Exon Count: 5 Strand: + Coding Region Position: chr6_mann_hap4:2,897,961-2,899,337 Size: 1,377 Coding Exon Count: 4
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Comments and Description Text from UniProtKB
ID:LST1_HUMAN DESCRIPTION: RecName: Full=Leukocyte-specific transcript 1 protein; AltName: Full=Protein B144; FUNCTION: Possible role in modulating immune responses. Induces morphological changes including production of filopodia and microspikes when overexpressed in a variety of cell types and may be involved in dendritic cell maturation. Isoform 1 and isoform 2 have an inhibitory effect on lymphocyte proliferation. SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Membrane; Single-pass membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass membrane protein. Endomembrane system; Single-pass membrane protein. Note=Also detected in a perinuclear region corresponding to the localization of the Golgi apparatus and throughout the cytoplasm. TISSUE SPECIFICITY: Expressed in lung, tonsil, thymus, placenta, kidney, fetal spleen, fetal liver and brain. INDUCTION: By IFNG/IFN-gamma. Up-regulated upon autoimmune and bacterially-induced inflammation. SIMILARITY: Belongs to the LST1 family. SEQUENCE CAUTION: Sequence=AAX45332.1; Type=Erroneous termination; Positions=47; Note=Translated as Gln;
Genetic Association Studies of Complex Diseases and Disorders
Genetic Association Database: LST1 CDC HuGE Published Literature: LST1 Positive Disease Associations: Psoriasis Related Studies:
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on O00453
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.