RING finger, H2 subclass, found in RING finger protein 149 (RNF149) and similar proteins
RNF149, also known as DNA polymerase-transactivated protein 2, is an E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase that interacts with wild-type v-Raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homolog B1 (BRAF), a RING domain-containing E3 ubiquitin ligase involved in control of gene transcription, translation, cytoskeletal organization, cell adhesion, and epithelial development. RNF149 induces the ubiquitination of wild-type BRAF and promotes its proteasome-dependent degradation. Mutated RNF149 has been found in some human breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancers. RNF149 contains an N-terminal signal peptide, a protease-associated (PA) domain, a transmembrane (TM) domain and a C-terminal C3H2C3-type RING-H2 finger domain followed by a putative PEST sequence.