SOCS7(redirected from SOCS-7)
SOCS7A gene on chromosome 17q12 that encodes a protein that regulates signalling cascades protein ubiquitination and/or sequestration. SOCS7 is involved in insulin signalling and glucose homeostasis through insulin receptor substrate 1 (IRS1) ubiquitination, followed by proteasomal degradation. It also inhibits prolactin, growth hormone and leptin signalling by preventing STAT3 and STAT5 activation, sequestering them in the cytoplasm and reducing their DNA binding.
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