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Protein

Minor capsid protein L2

Gene

L2

Organism
Human papillomavirus type 15
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: -Protein inferred from homologyi

Functioni

Minor protein of the capsid that localizes along the inner surface of the virion, within the central cavities beneath the L1 pentamers. Plays a role in capsid stabilization through interaction with the major capsid protein L1. Once the virion enters the host cell, L2 escorts the genomic DNA into the nucleus by promoting escape from the endosomal compartments and traffic through the host Golgi network. Plays a role through its interaction with host dynein in the intracellular microtubule-dependent transport of viral capsid toward the nucleus. Mediates the viral genome import into the nucleus through binding to host importins. Once within the nucleus, L2 localizes viral genomes to host PML bodies in order to activate early gene expression for establishment of infection. Later on, promotes late gene expression by interacting with the viral E2 protein and by inhibiting its transcriptional activation functions. During virion assembly, encapsidates the genome by direct interaction with the viral DNA.UniRule annotation

GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

Keywordsi

Molecular functionDNA-binding
Biological processCytoplasmic inwards viral transport, Host-virus interaction, Microtubular inwards viral transport, Viral penetration into host nucleus, Virus entry into host cell

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Minor capsid protein L2UniRule annotation
Gene namesi
Name:L2UniRule annotation
OrganismiHuman papillomavirus type 15
Taxonomic identifieri10606 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiVirusesdsDNA viruses, no RNA stagePapillomaviridaeFirstpapillomavirinaeBetapapillomavirus
Virus hostiHomo sapiens (Human) [TaxID: 9606]
Proteomesi
  • UP000008232 Componenti: Genome

Subcellular locationi

GO - Cellular componenti

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Capsid protein, Host nucleus, Virion

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
ChainiPRO_00001335821 – 533Minor capsid protein L2Add BLAST533

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Disulfide bondi19 ↔ 25UniRule annotation

Post-translational modificationi

Highly phosphorylated.UniRule annotation

Keywords - PTMi

Disulfide bond, Phosphoprotein

Expressioni

Keywords - Developmental stagei

Late protein

Interactioni

Subunit structurei

Interacts with major capsid protein L1. Interacts with E2; this interaction inhibits E2 transcriptional activity but not the DNA replication function E2. Interacts with host HSPA8; this interaction is required for L2 nuclear translocation. Interacts with host importins KPNB2 and KPNB3. Forms a complex with importin alpha2-beta1 heterodimers via interaction with the importin alpha2 adapter. Interacts with host DYNLT1; this interaction is essential for virus intracellular transport during entry.UniRule annotation

Family & Domainsi

Motif

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Motifi1 – 10Nuclear localization signalUniRule annotation10
Motifi525 – 532Nuclear localization signalUniRule annotation8

Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the papillomaviridae L2 protein family.UniRule annotation

Phylogenomic databases

OrthoDBiVOG090000CV

Family and domain databases

HAMAPiMF_04003 PPV_L2, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR000784 Late_L2
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00513 Late_protein_L2, 1 hit

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

P36750-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MARARRVKRA SVTDIYRGCK QAGTCPPDVL NKVEQTTIAD KILKYGSAAV
60 70 80 90 100
FFGGLGIGTG RGSGGATGYV PLGEGPGVRV GGTPTIVRPG VTPELIGPAD
110 120 130 140 150
VIPIDTVTPI DPAAPSIVTI TDSSAVDLLP ELETIAEIHP VPTDNVDIDT
160 170 180 190 200
PVVTGGRDSS AILEVADPSP PVRTRVSRTQ YHNPSFQIIT ESTPLSGESA
210 220 230 240 250
LADHVIVFEG SGGQNIGGSR SAALDAAQES FEMQTWPSRY SFEIQEGTPP
260 270 280 290 300
RSSTPVQRAV QSLSSLRRAL YNRRLTEQVA VTDPLFLGRP SRLVQFQFDN
310 320 330 340 350
PTFEEEVTQT FERDVEAFEE PPDRQFLDVV RLGRPTYSET PQGYVRVSRL
360 370 380 390 400
GRRATIRTRS GAQVGAQVHF YRDLSTIDSE ALEMQLLGEH SGDSTIVQAP
410 420 430 440 450
MESSFIDINI DEPDSLHVGL QDSTEADDID YNSADLLLED NIEDFSGSHL
460 470 480 490 500
VFGNTRRSTT TYTVPRFESP RNTGFYIQDV HGYNVAYPES RDTTEIILPQ
510 520 530
SDTPTVVINF EEAGGDYYLH PSLKTRKRKR KYL
Length:533
Mass (Da):58,263
Last modified:June 1, 1994 - v1
Checksum:i1268C93ED43B069E
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X74468 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA52510.1
PIRiS36477

Similar proteinsi

Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X74468 Genomic DNA Translation: CAA52510.1
PIRiS36477

3D structure databases

ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Phylogenomic databases

OrthoDBiVOG090000CV

Family and domain databases

HAMAPiMF_04003 PPV_L2, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR000784 Late_L2
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00513 Late_protein_L2, 1 hit
ProtoNetiSearch...

Entry informationi

Entry nameiVL2_HPV15
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P36750
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: June 1, 1994
Last sequence update: June 1, 1994
Last modified: June 20, 2018
This is version 62 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programViral Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome
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