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SHH (human)
p Phosphorylation
ac Acetylation
me Methylation
m1 Mono-methylation
m2 Di-methylation
m3 Tri-methylation
ub Ubiquitylation
sm Sumoylation
ne Neddylation
gl O-GlcNAc
ga O-GalNAc
pa Palmitoylation
ad Adenylation
sn S-Nitrosylation
ca Caspase cleavage
sc Succinylation

SHH Binds to the patched (PTC) receptor, which functions in association with smoothened (SMO), to activate the transcription of target genes. In the absence of SHH, PTC represses the constitutive signaling activity of SMO. Also regulates another target, the gli oncogene. Intercellular signal essential for a variety of patterning events during development: signal produced by the notochord that induces ventral cell fate in the neural tube and somites, and the polarizing signal for patterning of the anterior-posterior axis of the developing limb bud. Displays both floor plate- and motor neuron-inducing activity. The threshold concentration of N-product required for motor neuron induction is 5-fold lower than that required for floor plate induction. Interacts with HHATL/GUP1 which negatively regulates HHAT-mediated palmitoylation of the SHH N-terminus. N-product is active as a multimer. Expressed in fetal intestine, liver, lung, and kidney. Not expressed in adult tissues. Belongs to the hedgehog family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cell development/differentiation; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis; Oncoprotein; Cell cycle regulation
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 7q36
Cellular Component: extracellular space; proteinaceous extracellular matrix; cell surface; endoplasmic reticulum lumen; plasma membrane; extracellular region; nucleus; cytosol; lipid raft
Molecular Function: peptidase activity; laminin-1 binding; morphogen activity; protein binding; glycosaminoglycan binding; zinc ion binding; patched binding; calcium ion binding; glycoprotein binding
Biological Process: prostate gland development; central nervous system development; embryonic skeletal development; positive regulation of transcription, DNA-dependent; telencephalon regionalization; embryonic foregut morphogenesis; male genitalia development; neural crest cell migration; inner ear development; embryonic limb morphogenesis; hindbrain development; positive regulation of neuroblast proliferation; camera-type eye development; myotube differentiation; neuron fate commitment; intermediate filament organization; osteoblast development; positive regulation of skeletal muscle cell proliferation; positive regulation of cell division; regulation of proteolysis; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; embryonic digit morphogenesis; negative regulation of apoptosis; embryonic forelimb morphogenesis; axon guidance; granule cell precursor proliferation; ventral midline development; thalamus development; negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; palate development; positive regulation of striated muscle cell differentiation; Bergmann glial cell differentiation; negative regulation of T cell proliferation; forebrain development; positive regulation of cell proliferation; pancreas development; thyroid gland development; heart looping; vasculogenesis; negative regulation of cell migration; positive thymic T cell selection; intein-mediated protein splicing; regulation of odontogenesis; androgen metabolic process; spinal cord motor neuron differentiation; pattern specification process; regulation of cell proliferation; odontogenesis of dentine-containing teeth; stem cell development; embryonic development; negative regulation of cell differentiation; dorsal/ventral pattern formation; positive regulation of protein import into nucleus; ureteric bud branching; hindgut morphogenesis; lung development; negative regulation of alpha-beta T cell differentiation; heart development; CD4-positive or CD8-positive, alpha-beta T cell lineage commitment; T cell differentiation in the thymus; lymphoid progenitor cell differentiation; Wnt receptor signaling pathway through beta-catenin; embryonic pattern specification; positive regulation of T cell differentiation in the thymus; cell-cell signaling; embryonic digestive tract morphogenesis; midbrain development; ectoderm development; positive regulation of smoothened signaling pathway; positive regulation of oligodendrocyte differentiation; oligodendrocyte development; activation of hh target transcription factor; striated muscle development; endocytosis; positive regulation of skeletal muscle development; negative thymic T cell selection; patterning of blood vessels; branching morphogenesis of a tube; polarity specification of anterior/posterior axis; metanephros development; cell fate specification; embryonic hindlimb morphogenesis; positive regulation of Wnt receptor signaling pathway; dorsoventral neural tube patterning; smoothened signaling pathway; organ formation; hair follicle morphogenesis; thymus development; smoothened signaling pathway in regulation of granule cell precursor cell proliferation; positive regulation of immature T cell proliferation in the thymus; negative regulation of proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process; formation of anatomical boundary; myoblast differentiation; limb bud formation; establishment of cell polarity; neuroblast proliferation; blood coagulation; cell development; positive regulation of alpha-beta T cell differentiation
Disease: Solitary Median Maxillary Central Incisor; Schizencephaly; Microphthalmia, Isolated, With Coloboma 5; Holoprosencephaly 3
Reference #:  Q15465 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: HHG-1; HHG1; HLP3; HPE3; MCOPCB5; SHH; SMMCI; sonic hedgehog homolog (Drosophila); Sonic hedgehog protein; Sonic hedgehog protein C-product; Sonic hedgehog protein N-product; TPT; TPTPS
Gene Symbols: SHH
Molecular weight: 49,607 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 8.09  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
CST Pathways:  Hedgehog Signaling
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