associated with autosomal recessive early onset parkinsonism. Involved in the oxidative stress response. Three cysteines in DJ-1 may be oxidized to cysteine sulphonic acid in the cellular response to H2O2. Loss of DJ-1 function may lead to neurodegeneration. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Molecular Function: androgen receptor binding; copper ion binding; cytokine binding; double-stranded DNA binding; enzyme binding; glyoxalase III activity; identical protein binding; kinase binding; mercury ion binding; mRNA binding; oxidoreductase activity, acting on peroxide as acceptor; peptidase activity; peroxiredoxin activity; protein binding; protein homodimerization activity; receptor binding; single-stranded DNA binding; superoxide dismutase copper chaperone activity; transcription coactivator activity; transcription factor binding
Biological Process: activation of protein kinase B; adult locomotory behavior; autophagy; detoxification of copper ion; detoxification of mercury ion; dopamine uptake; enzyme active site formation via L-cysteine sulfinic acid; glycolate biosynthetic process; hydrogen peroxide metabolic process; inflammatory response; lactate biosynthetic process; membrane depolarization; membrane hyperpolarization; methylglyoxal catabolic process to D-lactate; mitochondrion organization and biogenesis; negative regulation of apoptosis; negative regulation of neuron apoptosis; negative regulation of proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process; negative regulation of protein amino acid phosphorylation; negative regulation of protein binding; negative regulation of protein export from nucleus; negative regulation of protein kinase activity; negative regulation of protein sumoylation; negative regulation of protein ubiquitination; negative regulation of ubiquitin-protein ligase activity; positive regulation of interleukin-8 production; positive regulation of peptidyl-serine phosphorylation; positive regulation of protein kinase B signaling cascade; positive regulation of transcription factor activity; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; protein deglycosylation; protein stabilization; proteolysis; Ras protein signal transduction; regulation of inflammatory response; regulation of mitochondrial membrane potential; regulation of neuron apoptosis; regulation of TRAIL receptor biosynthetic process; response to drug; single fertilization
LTP: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.