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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29023495/the-hnrnp-like-nab3-termination-factor-can-employ-heterologous-prion-like-domains-in-place-of-its-own-essential-low-complexity-domain
#1
Travis J Loya, Thomas W O'Rourke, Daniel Reines
Many RNA-binding proteins possess domains with a biased amino acid content. A common property of these low complexity domains (LCDs) is that they assemble into an ordered amyloid form, juxtaposing RNA recognition motifs in a subcellular compartment in which RNA metabolism is focused. Yeast Nab3 is one such protein that contains RNA-binding domains and a low complexity, glutamine/proline-rich, prion-like domain that can self-assemble. Nab3 also contains a region of structural homology to human hnRNP-C that resembles a leucine zipper which can oligomerize...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28985503/a-peptide-encoded-by-a-putative-lncrna-hoxb-as3-suppresses-colon-cancer-growth
#2
Jin-Zhou Huang, Min Chen, De Chen, Xing-Cheng Gao, Song Zhu, Hongyang Huang, Min Hu, Huifang Zhu, Guang-Rong Yan
A substantial fraction of eukaryotic transcripts are considered long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), which regulate various hallmarks of cancer. Here, we discovered that the lncRNA HOXB-AS3 encodes a conserved 53-aa peptide. The HOXB-AS3 peptide, not lncRNA, suppresses colon cancer (CRC) growth. Mechanistically, the HOXB-AS3 peptide competitively binds to the ariginine residues in RGG motif of hnRNP A1 and antagonizes the hnRNP A1-mediated regulation of pyruvate kinase M (PKM) splicing by blocking the binding of the ariginine residues in RGG motif of hnRNP A1 to the sequences flanking PKM exon 9, ensuring the formation of lower PKM2 and suppressing glucose metabolism reprogramming...
October 5, 2017: Molecular Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28982131/mex3c-interacts-with-adaptor-related-protein-complex-2-and-involves-in-mir-451a-exosomal-sorting
#3
Pin Lu, Huanhuan Li, Ning Li, Ravi N Singh, Colin E Bishop, Xiangxian Chen, Baisong Lu
Some RNA species, especially microRNAs, are non-randomly sorted into exosomes, but how selectivity of RNA exosomal sorting is achieved is unknown. We found that all three variants of RNA-binding ubiquitin E3 ligase (MEX3C)-MEX3C-1, MEX3C-2, and MEX3C-3 -interact with adaptor-related protein complex 2 (AP-2), a cargo adaptor in clathrin-mediated endocytosis. MEX3C's C-terminal RING finger domain and the hnRNP K homology (KH) domain shared by the three MEX3C variants are both necessary for MEX3C/AP-2 interaction...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28975734/a-jack-of-all-trades-the-rna-binding-protein-vigilin
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Matthew Hk Cheng, Ralf-Peter Jansen
The vigilin family of proteins is evolutionarily conserved from yeast to humans and characterized by the proteins' 14 or 15 hnRNP K homology (KH) domains, typically associated with RNA-binding. Vigilin is the largest RNA-binding protein (RBP) in the KH domain-containing family and one of the largest RBP known to date. Since its identification 30 years ago, vigilin has been shown to bind over 700 mRNAs and has been associated with cancer progression and cardiovascular disease. We provide a brief historic overview of vigilin research and outline the proteins' different functions, focusing on maintenance of genome ploidy, heterochromatin formation, RNA export, as well as regulation of translation, mRNA transport, and mRNA stability...
October 4, 2017: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. RNA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28972179/the-hnrnp-raly-regulates-transcription-and-cell-proliferation-by-modulating-the-expression-of-specific-factors-including-the-proliferation-marker-e2f1
#5
Nicola Cornella, Toma Tebaldi, Lisa Gasperini, Jarnail Singh, Richard A Padgett, Annalisa Rossi, Paolo Macchi
The heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoproteins (hnRNPs) form a large family of RNA-binding proteins that exert numerous functions in RNA metabolism. RALY is a member of the hnRNP family that binds poly-U rich elements within several RNAs and regulates the expression of specific transcripts. RALY is upregulated in different types of cancer, and its downregulation impairs cell cycle progression. However, RALY's role in regulating RNA levels remains elusive. Here, we show that numerous genes coding for factors involved in transcription and cell cycle regulation exhibit an altered expression in RALY-downregulated HeLa cells, consequently causing impairments in transcription, cell proliferation and cell cycle progression...
September 27, 2017: Journal of Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947773/anti-enterovirus-71-activities-of-melissa-officinalis-extract-and-its-biologically-active-constituent-rosmarinic-acid
#6
Sin-Guang Chen, Yann-Lii Leu, Mei-Ling Cheng, Siew Chin Ting, Ching-Chuan Liu, Shulhn-Der Wang, Cheng-Hung Yang, Cheng-Yu Hung, Hiroaki Sakurai, Kuan-Hsing Chen, Hung-Yao Ho
Enterovirus 71 (EV71) infection is endemic in the Asia-Pacific region. No specific antiviral drug has been available to treat EV71 infection. Melissa officinalis (MO) is a medicinal plant with long history of usage in the European and Middle East. We investigated whether an aqueous solution of concentrated methanolic extract (MOM) possesses antiviral activity. MOM inhibited plaque formation, cytopathic effect, and viral protein synthesis in EV71-infected cells. Using spectral techniques, we identified rosmarinic acid (RA) as a biologically active constituent of MOM...
September 25, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28945358/lysines-in-the-rna-polymerase-ii-c-terminal-domain-contribute-to-taf15-fibril-recruitment
#7
Abigail M Janke, Da Hee Seo, Vahid Rahmanian, Alexander E Conicella, Kaylee L Mathews, Kathleen A Burke, Jeetain Mittal, Nicolas L Fawzi
Many cancer-causing chromosomal translocations result in transactivating protein products encoding FET family (FUS, EWSR1, TAF15) low-complexity (LC) domains fused to a DNA binding domain from one of several transcription factors. Recent work demonstrates that higher-order assemblies of FET LC domains bind the carboxy-terminal domain of the large subunit of RNA polymerase II (RNA pol II CTD), suggesting FET oncoproteins may mediate aberrant transcriptional activation by recruiting RNA polymerase II to promoters of target genes...
October 11, 2017: Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28939698/the-5-region-of-xist-rna-has-the-potential-to-associate-with-chromatin-through-the-a-repeat
#8
Yuta Chigi, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Takashi Sado
X inactive-specific transcript (Xist) is a long noncoding RNA that plays an essential role in X chromosome inactivation. Although Xist RNA, like common protein-coding mRNAs, is transcribed by RNA polymerase II, spliced and polyadenylated, it is retained in the nucleus and associates with the X chromosome it originates from. It has been assumed that Xist RNA recruits proteins involved in epigenetic modifications and chromatin compaction to the X chromosome. One of the major proteins constituting the nuclear matrix, hnRNP U, has been shown to be required for the association of Xist RNA with the inactive X chromosome (Xi)...
September 22, 2017: RNA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28936921/osteopontin-c-isoform-levels-are-associated-with-sr-and-hnrnp-differential-expression-in-ovarian-cancer-cell-lines
#9
Durval Santos Marques, Jessica Grativol, Rodrigo Alves da Silva Peres, Aline da Rocha Matos, Etel Rodrigues Pereira Gimba
Osteopontin-c splicing isoform activates ovarian cancer progression features. Imbalanced expression of splicing factors from serine/arginine -rich and heterogeneous ribonucleoproteins families has been correlated with the generation of oncogenic splicing isoforms. Our goal was to investigate whether there is any association between the transcriptional patterns of these splicing factors in ovarian cells and osteopontin-c expression levels. We also aimed to investigate the occurrence of these splicing factors binding sites inside osteopontin exon 4 and adjacent introns...
September 2017: Tumour Biology: the Journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934469/hnrnp-l-controls-hpv16-rna-polyadenylation-and-splicing-in-an-akt-kinase-dependent-manner
#10
Naoko Kajitani, Jacob Glahder, Chengjun Wu, Haoran Yu, Kersti Nilsson, Stefan Schwartz
Inhibition of the Akt kinase activates HPV16 late gene expression by reducing HPV16 early polyadenylation and by activating HPV16 late L1 mRNA splicing. We identified 'hot spots' for RNA binding proteins at the early polyA signal and at splice sites on HPV16 late mRNAs. We observed that hnRNP L was associated with sequences at all HPV16 late splice sites and at the early polyA signal. Akt kinase inhibition resulted in hnRNP L dephosphorylation and reduced association of hnRNP L with HPV16 mRNAs. This was accompanied by an increased binding of U2AF65 and Sam68 to HPV16 mRNAs...
September 19, 2017: Nucleic Acids Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28903433/microrna-451-modulated-hnrnp-a1-takes-a-part-in-granulocytic-differentiation-regulation-and-acute-myeloid-leukemia
#11
Li Song, Hai-Shuang Lin, Jia-Nan Gong, Hua Han, Xiao-Shuang Wang, Rui Su, Ming-Tai Chen, Chao Shen, Yan-Ni Ma, Jia Yu, Jun-Wu Zhang
Myelopoiesis is under the control of a complex network containing various regulation factors. Deregulation of any important regulation factors may result in serious consequences including acute myeloid leukemia (AML). In order to find out the genes that may take a part in AML development, we analyzed data from AML cDNA microarray (GSE2191) in the NCBI data pool and noticed that heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein A1 (hnRNP A1) is abnormally over-expressed in AML patients. Then we investigated the function and mechanisms of hnRNP A1 in myeloid development...
August 15, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881634/heterogeneous-nuclear-ribonucleoprotein-hnrnp-l-promotes-dna-damage-induced-cell-apoptosis-by-enhancing-the-translation-of-p53
#12
Ji-Young Seo, Do-Yeon Kim, Seong-Hoon Kim, Hyo-Jin Kim, Hye Guk Ryu, Juhyun Lee, Kyung-Ha Lee, Kyong-Tai Kim
The tumor suppressor p53 is an essential gene in the induction of cell cycle arrest, DNA repair, and apoptosis. p53 protein is induced under cellular stress, blocking cell cycle progression and inducing DNA repair. Under DNA damage conditions, it has been reported that post-transcriptional regulation of p53 mRNA contributes to the increase in p53 protein level. Here we demonstrate that heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein (hnRNP) L enhances p53 mRNA translation. We found that hnRNP L is increased and binds to the 5'UTR of p53 mRNA in response to DNA damage...
August 1, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28844715/manumycin-a-suppresses-exosome-biogenesis-and-secretion-via-targeted-inhibition-of-ras-raf-erk1-2-signaling-and-hnrnp-h1-in-castration-resistant-prostate-cancer-cells
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Amrita Datta, Hogyoung Kim, Madhu Lal, Lauren McGee, Adedoyin Johnson, Ahmed A Moustafa, Jennifer C Jones, Debasis Mondal, Marc Ferrer, Asim B Abdel-Mageed
Emerging evidence links exosomes to cancer progression by the trafficking of oncogenic factors and neoplastic reprogramming of stem cells. This necessitates identification and integration of functionally validated exosome-targeting therapeutics into current cancer management regimens. We employed quantitative high throughput screen on two libraries to identify exosome-targeting drugs; a commercially available collection of 1280 pharmacologically active compounds and a collection of 3300 clinically approved compounds...
November 1, 2017: Cancer Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28825698/a-regulated-pnuts-mrna-to-lncrna-splice-switch-mediates-emt-and-tumour-progression
#14
Simon Grelet, Laura A Link, Breege Howley, Clémence Obellianne, Viswanathan Palanisamy, Vamsi K Gangaraju, J Alan Diehl, Philip H Howe
The contribution of lncRNAs to tumour progression and the regulatory mechanisms driving their expression are areas of intense investigation. Here, we characterize the binding of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein E1 (hnRNP E1) to a nucleic acid structural element located in exon 12 of PNUTS (also known as PPP1R10) pre-RNA that regulates its alternative splicing. HnRNP E1 release from this structural element, following its silencing, nucleocytoplasmic translocation or in response to TGFβ, allows alternative splicing and generates a non-coding isoform of PNUTS...
September 2017: Nature Cell Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28805284/interaction-of-the-n-terminal-tandem-domains-of-hnrnp-ll-with-the-bcl2-promoter-i-motif-dna-sequence
#15
Laurie Lannes, Phoebe Young, Christian Richter, Nina Morgner, Harald Schwalbe
The human genome contains GC-rich sequences able to form tetraplex secondary structures known as the G-quadruplex and i-motif. Such sequences are notably present in the promoter region of oncogenes and are proposed to function as regulatory elements of gene expression. The P1 promoter of BCL2 contains a 39-mer C-rich sequence (Py39wt) that can fold into a hairpin or an i-motif in a pH-dependent manner in vitro. The protein hnRNP LL was identified to recognise the i-motif over the hairpin conformation and act as an activating transcription factor...
August 14, 2017: Chembiochem: a European Journal of Chemical Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28803608/identification-of-simvastatin-regulated-targets-associated-with-jnk-activation-in-du145-human-prostate-cancer-cell-death-signaling
#16
Eun Joo Jung, Ky Hyun Chung, Choong Won Kim
The results of this study show that c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) activation was associated with the enhancement of docetaxel-induced cytotoxicity by simvastatin in DU145 human prostate cancer cells. To better understand the basic molecular mechanisms, we investigated simvastatin-regulated targets during simvastatin-induced cell death in DU145 cells using two-dimensional (2D) proteomic analysis. Thus, vimentin, Ras-related protein Rab-1B (RAB1B), cytoplasmic hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA synthase (cHMGCS), thioredoxin domain-containing protein 5 (TXNDC5), heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K (hnRNP K), N-myc downstream-regulated gene 1 (NDRG1), and isopentenyl-diphosphate Delta-isomerase 1 (IDI1) protein spots were identified as simvastatin-regulated targets involved in DU145 cell death signaling pathways...
September 2017: BMB Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28802871/stack-locally-and-act-globally-a-few-nucleotides-make-all-the-difference-in-enterovirus-71-ires-binding-hnrnap-a1-and-infectious-phenotypes-commentary-on-hnrnp-a1-alters-the-structure-of-a-conserved-enterovirus-ires-domain-to-stimulate-viral-translation
#17
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28776210/the-hnrnp-q-like-gene-is-retroinserted-into-the-b-chromosomes-of-the-cichlid-fish-astatotilapia-latifasciata
#18
Bianca O Carmello, Rafael L B Coan, Adauto L Cardoso, Erica Ramos, Bruno E A Fantinatti, Diego F Marques, Rogério A Oliveira, Guilherme T Valente, Cesar Martins
B chromosomes are dispensable elements observed in many eukaryotic species, including the African cichlid Astatotilapia latifasciata, which might have one or two B chromosomes. Although there have been many studies focused on the biology of these chromosomes, questions about the evolution, maintenance, and potential effects of these chromosomes remain. Here, we identified a variant form of the hnRNP Q-like gene inserted into the B chromosome of A. latifasciata that is characterized by a high copy number and intron-less structure...
August 3, 2017: Chromosome Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28763864/-high-expression-of-hnrnpab-kap1-together-promote-poor-prognosis-in-hcc
#19
Z J Zhou, X Y Wang, X Y Xu, Z Q Hu, E B Chen, S L Zhou, W Z Wu, J Zhou, J Fan, Z Dai
Objective: To further understand the interaction protein spectrum of heterogeneous ribonucleoprotein AB (hnRNP AB), and to investigate their clinical significance in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Methods: We carried out mass spectrometry to reveal the specific peptides of KRAB-associated protein 1 (Kap1) and hnRNPAB, and verified their interaction by immunocoprecipitation and western blotting. Expression of hnRNPAB/Kap1 proteins were detected by immunohistochemical staining in the tissue microarrays. Categorical data were analyzed by the chi square test or Fisher exact test; enumeration data between groups were compared using Student t-test or Wilcocon signed rank test; the cumulative recurrence and survival rates were evaluated using the Kaplan-Meier method and the differences were assessed using the log-rank test...
June 20, 2017: Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing za Zhi, Zhonghua Ganzangbing Zazhi, Chinese Journal of Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762175/genetic-mutations-in-rna-binding-proteins-and-their-roles-in-als
#20
REVIEW
Katannya Kapeli, Fernando J Martinez, Gene W Yeo
Mutations in genes that encode RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) have emerged as critical determinants of neurological diseases, especially motor neuron disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). RBPs are involved in all aspects of RNA processing, controlling the life cycle of RNAs from synthesis to degradation. Hallmark features of RBPs in neuron dysfunction include misregulation of RNA processing, mislocalization of RBPs to the cytoplasm, and abnormal aggregation of RBPs. Much progress has been made in understanding how ALS-associated mutations in RBPs drive pathogenesis...
July 31, 2017: Human Genetics
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