LEO1 a component of the PAF1 multifunctional complex involved in initiation and elongation, histone methylation and RNA processing. The PAF1 complex interacts with POLR2A. Overexpression of LEO1 induces cell growth arrest and premature senescence of fibroblasts. The PAF1 complex consists of at least of CDC73, PAF1, LEO1 and CTR9. Interacts with CDC73. Two isoforms of the human protein are produced by alternative splicing. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Transcription regulation
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 15q21.2
Cellular Component:  Cdc73/Paf1 complex; centrosome; fibrillar center; nucleoplasm
Molecular Function:  protein binding
Biological Process:  beta-catenin-TCF complex assembly; endodermal cell fate commitment; histone H2B ubiquitination; histone monoubiquitination; mRNA polyadenylation; negative regulation of myeloid cell differentiation; positive regulation of mRNA 3'-end processing; positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II; positive regulation of transcription elongation from RNA polymerase II promoter; protein ubiquitination; stem cell population maintenance; transcription by RNA polymerase II; transcription elongation from RNA polymerase II promoter; Wnt signaling pathway
Reference #:  Q8WVC0 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: LEO1; Leo1, Paf1/RNA polymerase II complex component, homolog (S. cerevisiae); RDL; Replicative senescence down-regulated leo1-like protein; replicative senescence downregulated leo1-like; RNA polymerase-associated protein LEO1; senescence downregulated leo1-like
Gene Symbols: LEO1
Molecular weight: 75,404 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 4.38  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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