DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating KAT2A and spinocerebellar ataxia type 7

KAT2A [ENSP00000225916]

General control of amino acid synthesis protein 5-like 2; Functions as a histone acetyltransferase (HAT) to promote transcriptional activation. Acetylation of histones gives a specific tag for epigenetic transcription activation. Has significant histone acetyltransferase activity with core histones, but not with nucleosome core particles. Also acetylates non- histone proteins, such as CEBPB. Component of the ATAC complex, a complex with histone acetyltransferase activity on histones H3 and H4. In case of HIV-1 infection, it is recruited by the viral protein Tat. Regulates Tat's transactivating activity and may help inducing chromatin remodeling of proviral genes.

Synonyms:  KAT2A,  KAT2Ap,  hKAT2A,  K7EPC4,  K7ERS6 ...

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