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SIRT1 (Q96EB6) - Overview - Molecular Target Synopsis


SIRT1, NAD-dependent protein deacetylase sirtuin-1
Enzyme Classification 3.5.1.-
UniProt Q96EB6

Also Known as SIR1_HUMAN, SIRT1, SIR2L1

NAD-dependent protein deacetylase that links transcriptional regulation directly to intracellular energetics and participates in the coordination of several separated cellular functions such as cell cycle, response to DNA damage, metobolism, apoptosis and autophagy (PubMed:11672523, PubMed:12006491, PubMed:14976264, PubMed:14980222, PubMed:15126506, PubMed:15152190, PubMed:15205477, PubMed:15469825, PubMed:15692560, PubMed:16079181, PubMed:16166628, PubMed:16892051, PubMed:16998810, PubMed:17283066, PubMed:17290224, PubMed:17334224, PubMed:17505061, PubMed:17612497, PubMed:17620057, PubMed:17936707, PubMed:18203716, PubMed:18296641, PubMed:18662546, PubMed:18687677, PubMed:19188449, PubMed:19220062, PubMed:19364925, PubMed:19690166, PubMed:19934257, PubMed:20097625, PubMed:20100829, PubMed:20203304, PubMed:20375098, PubMed:20620956, PubMed:20670893, PubMed:20817729, PubMed:20955178, PubMed:21149730, PubMed:21245319, PubMed:21471201, PubMed:21504832, PubMed:21555002, PubMed:21698133, PubMed:21701047, PubMed:21775285, PubMed:21807113, PubMed:21841822, PubMed:21890893, PubMed:21947282, PubMed:22274616, PubMed:24415752, PubMed:24824780). Can modulate chromatin function through deacetylation of histones and can promote alterations in the methylation of histones and DNA, leading to transcriptional repression (PubMed:15469825). Deacetylates a broad range of transcription factors and coregulators, thereby regulating target gene expression positively and negatively (PubMed:15152190, PubMed:14980222, PubMed:14976264). Serves as a sensor of the cytosolic ratio of NAD(+)/NADH which is altered by glucose deprivation and metabolic changes associated with caloric restriction (PubMed:15205477). Is essential in skeletal muscle cell differentiation and in response to low nutrients mediates the inhibitory effect on skeletal myoblast differentiation which also involves 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) (By similarity). Component of the eNoSC (energy-dependent nucleolar silencing) complex, a complex that mediates silencing of rDNA in response to intracellular energy status and acts by recruiting histone-modifying enzymes (PubMed:18485871). The eNoSC complex is able to sense the energy status of cell: upon glucose starvation, elevation of NAD(+)/NADP(+) ratio activates SIRT1, leading to histone H3 deacetylation followed by dimethylation of H3 at 'Lys-9' (H3K9me2) by SUV39H1 and the formation of silent chromatin in the rDNA locus (PubMed:18485871, PubMed:21504832). Deacetylates 'Lys-266' of SUV39H1, leading to its activation (PubMed:21504832). Inhibits skeletal muscle differentiation by deacetylating PCAF and MYOD1 (PubMed:19188449). Deacetylates H2A and 'Lys-26' of HIST1H1E (PubMed:15469825). Deacetylates 'Lys-16' of histone H4 (in vitro). Involved in NR0B2/SHP corepression function through chromatin remodeling: Recruited to LRH1 target gene promoters by NR0B2/SHP thereby stimulating histone H3 and H4 deacetylation leading to transcriptional repression (PubMed:20375098). Proposed to contribute to genomic integrity via positive regulation of telomere length; however, reports on localization to pericentromeric heterochromatin are conflicting (By similarity). Proposed to play a role in constitutive heterochromatin (CH) formation and/or maintenance through regulation of the available pool of nuclear SUV39H1 (PubMed:15469825, PubMed:18004385). Upon oxidative/metabolic stress decreases SUV39H1 degradation by inhibiting SUV39H1 polyubiquitination by MDM2 (PubMed:18004385, PubMed:21504832). This increase in SUV39H1 levels enhances SUV39H1 turnover in CH, which in turn seems to accelerate renewal of the heterochromatin which correlates with greater genomic integrity during stress response (PubMed:18004385, PubMed:21504832). Deacetylates 'Lys-382' of p53/TP53 and impairs its ability to induce transcription-dependent proapoptotic program and modulate cell senescence (PubMed:11672523, PubMed:12006491). De Interacts with XBP1 isoform 2 (PubMed:20955178). Found in a complex with PCAF and MYOD1. Interacts with FOXO1; the interaction deacetylates FOXO1, resulting in its nuclear retention and promotion of its transcriptional activity Component of the eNoSC complex, composed of SIRT1, SUV39H1 and RRP8. Interacts with HES1, HEY2 and PML. Interacts with RPS19BP1/AROS. Interacts with CCAR2 (via N-terminus); the interaction disrupts the interaction between SIRT1 and p53/TP53. Interacts with SETD7; the interaction induces the dissociation of SIRT1 from p53/TP53 and increases p53/TP53 activity. Interacts with MYCN, NR1I2, CREBZF, TSC2, TLE1, FOS, JUN, NR0B2, PPARG, NCOR, IRS1, IRS2 and NMNAT1. Interacts with HNF1A; the interaction occurs under nutrient restriction. Interacts with SUZ12; the interaction mediates the association with the PRC4 histone methylation complex which is specific as an association with PCR2 and PCR3 complex variants is not found. Interacts with BCL6; leads to a epigenetic repression of specific target genes. Interacts with CLOCK, ARNTL/BMAL1 and PER2 (By similarity). Interacts with PPARA; the interaction seems to be modulated by NAD(+) levels (PubMed:24043310). Interacts with NR1H3 and this interaction is inhibited in the presence of CCAR2. Interacts with CHEK2. Interacts with p53/TP53. Exhibits a preferential interaction with sumoylated CCAR2 over its unmodified form. Interacts with PACS2 (PubMed:29656858).

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Isoforms / Transcripts (Protein Coding)

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Sub-cellular localization

UniProt: SIRT1 is active in the following subcellular-locations: cytoplasm, mitochondrion, nucleus, pml body.
GO terms: SIRT1 is active in the following subcellular-locations: chromatin silencing complex, cytoplasm, cytosol, mitochondrion, nuclear chromatin, nuclear envelope, nuclear euchromatin, nuclear heterochromatin, nuclear inner membrane, nucleolus, nucleoplasm, nucleus, PML body, rDNA heterochromatin.

GO terms

Gene Copy Number Variation

In COSMIC - Cell Lines Project SIRT1 has gain in 3 cell-lines, loss in 0 cell-lines and no signal in 1002 cell-lines. (see details)

Gene Expression

In NCI60, the highest expressing cell lines are: BT_549, NCI_H522, SF_268

In Array Express (RNA-seq of 675 commonly used human cancer cell lines), the highest expressing cell lines are: Hs 746T, WSU-FSCCL, HT

In Array Express (RNA-seq of long poly adenylated RNA and long non poly adenylated RNA from ENCODE cell lines), the highest expressing cell lines are: NHLF, HeLa-S3, MCF-7

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3D Structures

For SIRT1 there are:
8 structures (20 chains) solved
7 are solved in complex with at least one small molecule ligand

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Molecular Target 3D Synopsis

Screening and Chemistry

SIRT1 has been screened with 1411 compounds (2339 bioactivities), 63 compounds have bioactivities that show binding affinity of <= 500nM (82 bioactivities). (see details)