Gene Symbol: Ezh2
Description: enhancer of zeste 2 polycomb repressive complex 2 subunit
Alias: histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EZH2, enhancer of zeste homolog 2
Species: rat
Products:     Ezh2

Top Publications

  1. Pasini D, Bracken A, Jensen M, Lazzerini Denchi E, Helin K. Suz12 is essential for mouse development and for EZH2 histone methyltransferase activity. EMBO J. 2004;23:4061-71 pubmed
    SUZ12 is a recently identified Polycomb group (PcG) protein, which together with EZH2 and EED forms different Polycomb repressive complexes (PRC2/3)...
  2. Negishi M, Saraya A, Mochizuki S, Helin K, Koseki H, Iwama A. A novel zinc finger protein Zfp277 mediates transcriptional repression of the Ink4a/arf locus through polycomb repressive complex 1. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e12373 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings also highlight dynamic regulation of both Zfp277 and PcG proteins by the oxidative stress pathways. ..
  3. Juan A, Derfoul A, Feng X, Ryall J, Dell Orso S, Pasut A, et al. Polycomb EZH2 controls self-renewal and safeguards the transcriptional identity of skeletal muscle stem cells. Genes Dev. 2011;25:789-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report that EZH2, the enzymatic subunit of the Polycomb-repressive complex 2 (PRC2), is expressed in both Pax7+/Myf5? stem cells and ..
  4. Walker E, Chang W, Hunkapiller J, Cagney G, Garcha K, Torchia J, et al. Polycomb-like 2 associates with PRC2 and regulates transcriptional networks during mouse embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation. Cell Stem Cell. 2010;6:153-66 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe the role of PCL2 in both modulating transcription of ESC self-renewal genes in undifferentiated ESCs as well as developmental regulators during early commitment and differentiation. ..
  5. Caretti G, Di Padova M, Micales B, Lyons G, Sartorelli V. The Polycomb Ezh2 methyltransferase regulates muscle gene expression and skeletal muscle differentiation. Genes Dev. 2004;18:2627-38 pubmed
    The Ezh2 protein endows the Polycomb PRC2 and PRC3 complexes with histone lysine methyltransferase (HKMT) activity that is associated with transcriptional repression...
  6. Tanaka S, Miyagi S, Sashida G, Chiba T, Yuan J, Mochizuki Kashio M, et al. Ezh2 augments leukemogenicity by reinforcing differentiation blockage in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2012;120:1107-17 pubmed publisher
    b>EZH2, a catalytic component of the polycomb repressive complex 2, trimethylates histone H3 at lysine 27 (H3K27) to repress the transcription of target genes...
  7. Zhao J, Ohsumi T, Kung J, Ogawa Y, Grau D, Sarma K, et al. Genome-wide identification of polycomb-associated RNAs by RIP-seq. Mol Cell. 2010;40:939-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We provide evidence for direct RNA-protein interactions, most likely via the Ezh2 subunit...
  8. Peng J, Valouev A, Swigut T, Zhang J, Zhao Y, Sidow A, et al. Jarid2/Jumonji coordinates control of PRC2 enzymatic activity and target gene occupancy in pluripotent cells. Cell. 2009;139:1290-302 pubmed publisher
    ..Genome-wide ChIP-seq analyses of Jarid2, Ezh2, and Suz12 binding reveal that Jarid2 and PRC2 occupy the same genomic regions...
  9. Pasini D, Cloos P, Walfridsson J, Olsson L, Bukowski J, Johansen J, et al. JARID2 regulates binding of the Polycomb repressive complex 2 to target genes in ES cells. Nature. 2010;464:306-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, these results demonstrate that JARID2 is essential for the binding of PcG proteins to target genes and, consistent with this, for the proper differentiation of embryonic stem cells and normal development. ..

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  1. Vella S, Gnani D, Crudele A, Ceccarelli S, De Stefanis C, Gaspari S, et al. EZH2 down-regulation exacerbates lipid accumulation and inflammation in in vitro and in vivo NAFLD. Int J Mol Sci. 2013;14:24154-68 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in NAFLD, the essential role of the Polycomb Group protein Enhancer of Zeste Homolog 2 (EZH2), which controls the epigenetic silencing of specific genes and/or microRNAs by trimethylating ..
  2. Yoshida K, Toki T, Okuno Y, Kanezaki R, Shiraishi Y, Sato Otsubo A, et al. The landscape of somatic mutations in Down syndrome-related myeloid disorders. Nat Genet. 2013;45:1293-9 pubmed publisher
    ..of additional mutations, with major mutational targets including multiple cohesin components (53%), CTCF (20%), and EZH2, KANSL1 and other epigenetic regulators (45%), as well as common signaling pathways, such as the JAK family kinases,..
  3. Fujii S, Fukamachi K, Tsuda H, Ito K, Ito Y, Ochiai A. RAS oncogenic signal upregulates EZH2 in pancreatic cancer. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012;417:1074-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was aimed to define the oncogenic role of EZH2, a histone modifier protein that is induced by oncogenic mutant RAS, using pancreatic cancers of transgenic rats ..
  4. Erhardt S, Su I, Schneider R, Barton S, Bannister A, Perez Burgos L, et al. Consequences of the depletion of zygotic and embryonic enhancer of zeste 2 during preimplantation mouse development. Development. 2003;130:4235-48 pubmed
    Enhancer of zeste 2 (Ezh2), a SET domain-containing protein, is crucial for development in many model organisms, including early mouse development...
  5. Zheng Y, He L, Wan Y, Song J. H3K9me-enhanced DNA hypermethylation of the p16INK4a gene: an epigenetic signature for spontaneous transformation of rat mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cells Dev. 2013;22:256-67 pubmed publisher
    ..The upregulation of p16(INK4a) was associated with decreased expression of enhancer of the zeste homolog 2 (Ezh2), and reduced levels of H3K27me and DNA methylation in the p16(INK4a) gene...
  6. Min J, Zaslavsky A, Fedele G, McLaughlin S, Reczek E, De Raedt T, et al. An oncogene-tumor suppressor cascade drives metastatic prostate cancer by coordinately activating Ras and nuclear factor-kappaB. Nat Med. 2010;16:286-94 pubmed publisher
    ..silencing of DAB2IP is a key mechanism by which the polycomb-group protein histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EZH2 activates Ras and NF-kappaB and triggers metastasis...
  7. Cohen A, Yap D, Lewis M, Chijiwa C, Ramos Arroyo M, Tkachenko N, et al. Weaver Syndrome-Associated EZH2 Protein Variants Show Impaired Histone Methyltransferase Function In Vitro. Hum Mutat. 2016;37:301-7 pubmed publisher
    ..De novo mutations in the enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) have been shown to cause WS...
  8. Serra R, Fang M, Park S, Hutchinson L, Green M. A KRAS-directed transcriptional silencing pathway that mediates the CpG island methylator phenotype. elife. 2014;3:e02313 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we show that ZNF304 also directs transcriptional silencing of INK4-ARF in human embryonic stem cells. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.02313.001...
  9. Chu C, Lo P, Yeh Y, Hsu P, Peng S, Teng Y, et al. O-GlcNAcylation regulates EZH2 protein stability and function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:1355-60 pubmed publisher
    ..of histone 3 at K27 to form the product H3K27me3, a process catalyzed by the histone methyltransferase enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) in the polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2)...
  10. Xu F, Li X, Wu L, Zhang Q, Yang R, Yang Y, et al. Overexpression of the EZH2, RING1 and BMI1 genes is common in myelodysplastic syndromes: relation to adverse epigenetic alteration and poor prognostic scoring. Ann Hematol. 2011;90:643-53 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we explored for the first time the expression of PcG genes, including EZH2, EED, SUZ12, RING1, and BMI1, in various MDS subsets and acute myeloid leukemia (AML), as well as the relationship ..
  11. Atta H, El Rehany M, Hammam O, Abdel Ghany H, Ramzy M, Roderfeld M, et al. Mutant MMP-9 and HGF gene transfer enhance resolution of CCl4-induced liver fibrosis in rats: role of ASH1 and EZH2 methyltransferases repression. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e112384 pubmed publisher
    ..It was shown that ASH1 and EZH2 methyltransferases are involved in development of liver fibrosis; however, their role in the resolution phase of ..
  12. Herz H, Garruss A, Shilatifard A. SET for life: biochemical activities and biological functions of SET domain-containing proteins. Trends Biochem Sci. 2013;38:621-39 pubmed publisher
  13. He Y, Korboukh I, Jin J, Huang J. Targeting protein lysine methylation and demethylation in cancers. Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai). 2012;44:70-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We also discuss the potential and the caveats of targeting protein lysine methylation for the treatment of cancer. ..
  14. Epping M, Wang L, Edel M, Carlée L, Hernandez M, Bernards R. The human tumor antigen PRAME is a dominant repressor of retinoic acid receptor signaling. Cell. 2005;122:835-47 pubmed
    ..Our data suggest that overexpression of PRAME frequently observed in human cancers confers growth or survival advantages by antagonizing RAR signaling. ..
  15. Yang T, Zhang G, Chen X, Gu H, Fu S, Xu H, et al. MicroRNA-214 provokes cardiac hypertrophy via repression of EZH2. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013;436:578-84 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2)-mediated hypertrophic signaling is a major regulatory response to hypertrophic stimuli...
  16. Gillich A, Bao S, Grabole N, Hayashi K, Trotter M, Pasque V, et al. Epiblast stem cell-based system reveals reprogramming synergy of germline factors. Cell Stem Cell. 2012;10:425-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study provides a paradigm toward a systematic analysis of how other key genes contribute to complex and dynamic events of reprogramming in the germline. ..
  17. Hunkapiller J, Shen Y, Diaz A, Cagney G, McCleary D, Ramalho Santos M, et al. Polycomb-like 3 promotes polycomb repressive complex 2 binding to CpG islands and embryonic stem cell self-renewal. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002576 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, Pcl3 is a component of PRC2 critical for ESC self-renewal, histone methylation, and recruitment of PRC2 to a subset of its genomic sites. ..
  18. Simon C, Chagraoui J, Krosl J, Gendron P, Wilhelm B, Lemieux S, et al. A key role for EZH2 and associated genes in mouse and human adult T-cell acute leukemia. Genes Dev. 2012;26:651-6 pubmed publisher
    ..high frequency of spontaneous ?? T-cell leukemia (T-ALL) occurrence in mice with biallelic deletion of enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (Ezh2). Tumor cells show little residual H3K27 trimethylation marks compared with controls...
  19. Komers R, Mar D, Denisenko O, Xu B, Oyama T, Bomsztyk K. Epigenetic changes in renal genes dysregulated in mouse and rat models of type 1 diabetes. Lab Invest. 2013;93:543-52 pubmed publisher
    ..increased protein abundance of renal H3K27m2/3 demethylase KDM6A, but no changes in cognate methyltransferase Ezh2 in kidneys of the OVE26 mice compared with controls...
  20. Wang J, Ai X, Gale R, Xu Z, Qin T, Fang L, et al. TET2, ASXL1 and EZH2 mutations in Chinese with myelodysplastic syndromes. Leuk Res. 2013;37:305-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied mutations in TET2, ASXL1 and EZH2 in 153 Chinese patients with MDS...
  21. Buschbeck M, Uribesalgo I, Wibowo I, Rué P, Martin D, Gutierrez A, et al. The histone variant macroH2A is an epigenetic regulator of key developmental genes. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2009;16:1074-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our data demonstrate that macroH2A variants constitute an important epigenetic mark involved in the concerted regulation of gene expression programs during cellular differentiation and vertebrate development. ..
  22. Bae W, Kang K, Yu J, Yoo K, Factor V, Kaji K, et al. The methyltransferases enhancer of zeste homolog (EZH) 1 and EZH2 control hepatocyte homeostasis and regeneration. FASEB J. 2015;29:1653-62 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the role of enhancer of zeste homolog (EZH) 1 and EZH2 in liver homeostasis, mice were generated that carried Ezh1(-/-) and EZH2(fl/fl) alleles and an Alb-Cre transgene...
  23. Heinen A, Tzekova N, Graffmann N, Torres K, Uhrberg M, Hartung H, et al. Histone methyltransferase enhancer of zeste homolog 2 regulates Schwann cell differentiation. Glia. 2012;60:1696-708 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we demonstrate for the first time the impact of a histone methyltransferase, encoded by the enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) gene, on Schwann cell differentiation...
  24. Guglielmelli P, Biamonte F, Score J, Hidalgo Curtis C, Cervantes F, Maffioli M, et al. EZH2 mutational status predicts poor survival in myelofibrosis. Blood. 2011;118:5227-34 pubmed publisher
    ..myelofibrosis (PMF) and 148 with postpolycythemia vera/postessential thrombocythemia (PPV/PET) MF for mutations of EZH2. Mutational status at diagnosis was correlated with hematologic parameters, clinical manifestations, and outcome...
  25. Lynch M, Smith A, De Gobbi M, Flenley M, Hughes J, Vernimmen D, et al. An interspecies analysis reveals a key role for unmethylated CpG dinucleotides in vertebrate Polycomb complex recruitment. EMBO J. 2012;31:317-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, our results suggest that a high density of unmethylated CpG dinucleotides is sufficient for vertebrate Polycomb recruitment. This model is supported by analysis of DNA methyltransferase-deficient embryonic stem cells. ..
  26. Etchegaray J, Yang X, Debruyne J, Peters A, Weaver D, Jenuwein T, et al. The polycomb group protein EZH2 is required for mammalian circadian clock function. J Biol Chem. 2006;281:21209-15 pubmed
    ..Endogenous EZH2, a polycomb group enzyme that methylates lysine 27 on histone H3, co-immunoprecipitates with CLOCK and BMAL1 ..
  27. Chen R, Kong P, Zhang F, Shu Y, Nie X, Dong L, et al. EZH2-mediated ?-actin methylation needs lncRNA TUG1, and promotes the cortex cytoskeleton formation in VSMCs. Gene. 2017;616:52-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Meanwhile, the expression of enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) (TUG1 binding protein) increased in cytoplasm of VSMCs under the same conditions...
  28. Trojer P, Zhang J, Yonezawa M, Schmidt A, Zheng H, Jenuwein T, et al. Dynamic Histone H1 Isotype 4 Methylation and Demethylation by Histone Lysine Methyltransferase G9a/KMT1C and the Jumonji Domain-containing JMJD2/KDM4 Proteins. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:8395-405 pubmed publisher
    ..We also identify members of the JMJD2/KDM4 subfamily of jumonji-C type histone demethylases as being responsible for the removal of H1.4K26 methylation. ..
  29. Shore A, Kabotyanski E, Roarty K, Smith M, Zhang Y, Creighton C, et al. Pregnancy-induced noncoding RNA (PINC) associates with polycomb repressive complex 2 and regulates mammary epithelial differentiation. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002840 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, a PRC2 complex that includes mPINC and RbAp46 may confer epigenetic modifications that maintain a population of mammary epithelial cells committed to the alveolar fate in the involuted gland. ..
  30. Brien G, Gambero G, O Connell D, Jerman E, Turner S, Egan C, et al. Polycomb PHF19 binds H3K36me3 and recruits PRC2 and demethylase NO66 to embryonic stem cell genes during differentiation. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012;19:1273-81 pubmed publisher
  31. Bracken A, Pasini D, Capra M, Prosperini E, Colli E, Helin K. EZH2 is downstream of the pRB-E2F pathway, essential for proliferation and amplified in cancer. EMBO J. 2003;22:5323-35 pubmed
    Recent experiments have demonstrated that the Polycomb group (PcG) gene EZH2 is highly expressed in metastatic prostate cancer and in lymphomas...
  32. Muto T, Sashida G, Oshima M, Wendt G, Mochizuki Kashio M, Nagata Y, et al. Concurrent loss of Ezh2 and Tet2 cooperates in the pathogenesis of myelodysplastic disorders. J Exp Med. 2013;210:2627-39 pubmed publisher
    ..analyses of the myeloid malignancies have revealed that inactivating somatic mutations in PcG genes such as EZH2 and ASXL1 occur frequently in patients with myelodysplastic disorders including myelodysplastic syndromes (MDSs) ..
  33. van Leenders G, Dukers D, Hessels D, van den Kieboom S, Hulsbergen C, Witjes J, et al. Polycomb-group oncogenes EZH2, BMI1, and RING1 are overexpressed in prostate cancer with adverse pathologic and clinical features. Eur Urol. 2007;52:455-63 pubmed
    Polycomb group (PcG) proteins are involved in maintenance of cell identity and proliferation. The protein EZH2 is overexpressed in disseminated prostate cancer, implicating a role of PcG complexes in tumor progression...
  34. Mathiyalagan P, Okabe J, Chang L, Su Y, Du X, El Osta A. The primary microRNA-208b interacts with Polycomb-group protein, Ezh2, to regulate gene expression in the heart. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014;42:790-803 pubmed publisher
    The Polycomb-group protein, Ezh2, is required for epigenetic gene silencing in the adult heart by unknown mechanism...
  35. Lee S, Phipson B, Hyland C, Leong H, Allan R, Lun A, et al. Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) suppresses E?-myc lymphoma. Blood. 2013;122:2654-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Although inactivating mutations in PRC2-encoding genes EZH2, EED, and SUZ12 are present in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and in myeloid malignancies, gain-of-function ..
  36. Kaneko S, Li G, Son J, Xu C, Margueron R, Neubert T, et al. Phosphorylation of the PRC2 component Ezh2 is cell cycle-regulated and up-regulates its binding to ncRNA. Genes Dev. 2010;24:2615-20 pubmed publisher
    b>Ezh2 functions as a histone H3 Lys 27 (H3K27) methyltransferase when comprising the Polycomb-Repressive Complex 2 (PRC2). Trimethylation of H3K27 (H3K27me3) correlates with transcriptionally repressed chromatin...
  37. Rapicavoli N, Poth E, Zhu H, Blackshaw S. The long noncoding RNA Six3OS acts in trans to regulate retinal development by modulating Six3 activity. Neural Dev. 2011;6:32 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we show that Six3OS binds directly to Ezh2 and Eya family members, indicating that Six3OS can act as a molecular scaffold to recruit histone modification ..
  38. Siddeek B, Lakhdari N, Inoubli L, Paul Bellon R, Isnard V, Thibault E, et al. Developmental epigenetic programming of adult germ cell death disease: Polycomb protein EZH2-miR-101 pathway. Epigenomics. 2016;8:1459-1479 pubmed
    ..A reciprocal negative feedback loop involving decreased EZH2 protein level and increased miR-101 expression was identified...
  39. Wang C, Lee J, Cho Y, Xiao Y, Jin Q, Liu C, et al. UTX regulates mesoderm differentiation of embryonic stem cells independent of H3K27 demethylase activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:15324-9 pubmed
  40. Li L, Zhang Y, Xu M, Rong R, Wang J, Zhu T. Inhibition of histone methyltransferase EZH2 ameliorates early acute renal allograft rejection in rats. BMC Immunol. 2016;17:41 pubmed
    Although histone methyltransferases EZH2 has been proved to have significant regulatory effect on the immune rejection after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, its role in solid-organ transplantation remains uncovered...
  41. Henriquez B, Bustos F, Aguilar R, Becerra A, Simon F, Montecino M, et al. Ezh1 and Ezh2 differentially regulate PSD-95 gene transcription in developing hippocampal neurons. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013;57:130-43 pubmed publisher
    ..We report that the PRC2 paralogs Ezh1 and Ezh2 are differentially expressed during hippocampal development...
  42. Pasini D, Hansen K, Christensen J, Agger K, Cloos P, Helin K. Coordinated regulation of transcriptional repression by the RBP2 H3K4 demethylase and Polycomb-Repressive Complex 2. Genes Dev. 2008;22:1345-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate an elegant mechanism for repression of developmental genes by the coordinated regulation of epigenetic marks involved in repression and activation of transcription. ..
  43. Grossmann V, Kohlmann A, Eder C, Haferlach C, Kern W, Cross N, et al. Molecular profiling of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia reveals diverse mutations in >80% of patients with TET2 and EZH2 being of high prognostic relevance. Leukemia. 2011;25:877-9 pubmed publisher
  44. Onodera A, Yamashita M, Endo Y, Kuwahara M, Tofukuji S, Hosokawa H, et al. STAT6-mediated displacement of polycomb by trithorax complex establishes long-term maintenance of GATA3 expression in T helper type 2 cells. J Exp Med. 2010;207:2493-506 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, STAT6-mediated displacement of PcG by the TrxG complex establishes subsequent STAT6-independent maintenance of GATA3 expression in Th2 cells via the recruitment of the Menin-TrxG complex. ..
  45. Ballaré C, Lange M, Lapinaite A, Martin G, Morey L, Pascual G, et al. Phf19 links methylated Lys36 of histone H3 to regulation of Polycomb activity. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2012;19:1257-65 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings show that the interaction of Phf19 with H3K36me2 and H3K36me3 is essential for PRC2 complex activity and for proper regulation of gene repression in embryonic stem cells. ..
  46. Lai H, Grachoff M, McGinley A, Khan F, Warren C, Chowdhury S, et al. Maintenance of adult cardiac function requires the chromatin factor Asxl2. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2012;53:734-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, Asxl2 and the histone methyltansferase Ezh2 co-localize to β-MHC promoter, suggesting that Asxl2 directly represses β-MHC...
  47. van Lohuizen M, Tijms M, Voncken J, Schumacher A, Magnuson T, Wientjens E. Interaction of mouse polycomb-group (Pc-G) proteins Enx1 and Enx2 with Eed: indication for separate Pc-G complexes. Mol Cell Biol. 1998;18:3572-9 pubmed
    ..However, partial colocalization of Enx1 and Mph1 to subnuclear domains may point to more transient interactions between these complexes, in support of a bridging role for Enx1. ..
  48. Greathouse K, BREDFELDT T, Everitt J, Lin K, Berry T, Kannan K, et al. Environmental estrogens differentially engage the histone methyltransferase EZH2 to increase risk of uterine tumorigenesis. Mol Cancer Res. 2012;10:546-57 pubmed publisher
    ..induced phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K)/AKT nongenomic ER signaling to the histone methyltransferase enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2)...
  49. Bhan A, Hussain I, Ansari K, Bobzean S, Perrotti L, Mandal S. Histone methyltransferase EZH2 is transcriptionally induced by estradiol as well as estrogenic endocrine disruptors bisphenol-A and diethylstilbestrol. J Mol Biol. 2014;426:3426-41 pubmed publisher
    b>Enhancer of Zeste homolog 2 (EZH2), a methyltransferase specific to histone 3 lysine 27, is a critical player in gene silencing and is overexpressed in breast cancer...
  50. Cai L, Rothbart S, Lu R, Xu B, Chen W, Tripathy A, et al. An H3K36 methylation-engaging Tudor motif of polycomb-like proteins mediates PRC2 complex targeting. Mol Cell. 2013;49:571-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, our data suggest that PCL recognition of H3K36me3 promotes intrusion of PRC2 complexes into active chromatin regions to promote gene silencing and modulate the chromatin landscape during development. ..
  51. McCabe M, Graves A, Ganji G, Diaz E, Halsey W, Jiang Y, et al. Mutation of A677 in histone methyltransferase EZH2 in human B-cell lymphoma promotes hypertrimethylation of histone H3 on lysine 27 (H3K27). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:2989-94 pubmed publisher
    ..H3 on lysine 27 (H3K27me3) is a repressive posttranslational modification mediated by the histone methyltransferase EZH2. EZH2 is a component of the polycomb repressive complex 2 and is overexpressed in many cancers...
  52. Wurm S, Zhang J, Guinea Viniegra J, García F, Muñoz J, Bakiri L, et al. Terminal epidermal differentiation is regulated by the interaction of Fra-2/AP-1 with Ezh2 and ERK1/2. Genes Dev. 2015;29:144-56 pubmed publisher
    ..binds and transcriptionally regulates EDC gene promoters, which are co-occupied by the transcriptional repressor Ezh2. Fra-2 remains transcriptionally inactive in nondifferentiated keratinocytes, where it was found monomethylated and ..
  53. Atta H, Al Hendy A, Abdel Raheim S, Abdel Ghany H, Nasif K, Abdellah A, et al. Modified Adenovirus Reduces De Novo Peritoneal Adhesions in Rats and Limits Off-Target Transfection. Role of EZH2 in Adhesion Formation. J Invest Surg. 2017;30:78-87 pubmed publisher
    ..of our modified adenovector, its ability to reduce adhesions and the epigenetic role of histone methyltransferase EZH2 in adhesion formation...
  54. Bejar R, Stevenson K, Caughey B, Abdel Wahab O, Steensma D, Galili N, et al. Validation of a prognostic model and the impact of mutations in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:3376-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutations of EZH2, RUNX1, TP53, and ASXL1 were associated with shorter overall survival independent of the LR-PSS...
  55. Pan B, Xue X, Zhang D, Li M, Fu J. SOX4 arrests lung development in rats with hyperoxia‑induced bronchopulmonary dysplasia by controlling EZH2 expression. Int J Mol Med. 2017;40:1691-1698 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of SOX4 and enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) in type II cells and lung tissues were detected by immunochemistry, western blotting and quantitative ..