Substrate recognition component of a (SKP1-CUL1-F-box protein) E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complex which mediates the ubiquitination and subsequent proteasomal degradation of target proteins. Recognizes BIRC2 and DLGAP5.
Protein modification; protein ubiquitination.
Involvement in disease
Defects in FBXO7 are the cause of Parkinson disease type 15 (PARK15) [MIM:260300]; also known as parkinsonian-pyramidal syndrome. A neurodegenerative disorder characterized by parkinsonian and pyramidal signs. Clinical manifestations include tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, postural instability, spasticity, mainly in the lower limbs, and hyperreflexia.