GADD153 is a small nuclear protein that is capable of dimerizing with transcription factors C/EBP alpha and beta. Once dimerized, this complex inhibits the normal binding and function of C/EBP to classical binding sites. Inversely, the C/EBP GADD153 dimer gains binding activity to other non classical C/EBP stress related targets. Under normal cellular conditions this protein is not expressed in detectable levels, but is highly unregulated during times of cellular/ER stress. Examples of GADD153 inducing stress include: treatment with tunicamycin, nutrient starvation and reducing agents that interfere with the calcium flux across the ER membrane.
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Protein Aliases: C/EBP homologous protein; C/EBP homoologous protein 10; C/EBP zeta; C/EBP-homologous protein; C/EBP-homologous protein 10; CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein homologous protein; CHOP; CHOP-10; DDIT-3; DNA damage-inducible transcript 3 protein; DNA-damage-inducible transcript 3; Growth arrest and DNA damage-inducible protein GADD153; Growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible protein GADD153; MGC4154
Gene Aliases: CEBPZ; CHOP; CHOP-10; CHOP10; DDIT3; GADD153