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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932708/intracellular-trafficking-pathways-of-edwardsiella-tarda-from-clathrin-and-caveolin-mediated-endocytosis-to-endosome-and-lysosome
#1
Zhi-Hai Sui, Haijiao Xu, Hongda Wang, Shuai Jiang, Heng Chi, Li Sun
Edwardsiella tarda is a Gram-negative bacterium that can infect a broad range of hosts including humans and fish. Accumulating evidences have indicated that E. tarda is able to survive and replicate in host phagocytes. However, the pathways involved in the intracellular infection of E. tarda are unclear. In this study, we examined the entry and endocytic trafficking of E. tarda in the mouse macrophage cell line RAW264.7. We found that E. tarda entered RAW264.7 and multiplied intracellularly in a robust manner...
2017: Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28931724/vps18-recruits-vps41-to-the-human-hops-complex-via-a-ring-ring-interaction
#2
Morag Hunter, Edward J Scourfield, Edward Emmott, Stephen C Graham
Eukaryotic cells use conserved multisubunit membrane tethering complexes, including CORVET and HOPS, to control the fusion of endomembranes. These complexes have been extensively studied in yeast, but to date there have been far fewer studies of metazoan CORVET and HOPS. Both of these complexes comprise six subunits: a common four-subunit core and two unique subunits. Once assembled, these complexes function to recognise specific endosomal membrane markers and facilitate SNARE-mediated membrane fusion. CORVET promotes the homotypic fusion of early endosomes, while HOPS promotes the fusion of lysosomes to late endosomes and autophagosomes...
September 20, 2017: Biochemical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28931594/adhesion-force-and-attachment-lifetime-of-the-kif16b-px-domain-interaction-with-lipid-membranes
#3
Serapion Pyrpassopoulos, Henry Shuman, E Michael Ostap
KIF16B is a highly processive kinesin-3 family member that participates in the trafficking and tubulation of early endosomes along microtubules. KIF16B attaches to lipid cargos via a PX motif at its C-terminus, which has nanomolar affinity for bilayers containing phosphatidylinositol-3-phosphate (PI(3)P). As the PX domain has been proposed to be a primary mechanical anchor for the KIF16B-cargo attachment, we measured the adhesion forces and detachment kinetics of the PX domain as it interacts with membranes containing 2% PI(3)P and 98% phosphatidylcholine...
September 20, 2017: Molecular Biology of the Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923824/snapin-promotes-hiv-1-transmission-from-dendritic-cells-by-dampening-tlr8-signaling
#4
Elham Khatamzas, Madeleine Maria Hipp, Daniel Gaughan, Tica Pichulik, Alasdair Leslie, Ricardo A Fernandes, Daniele Muraro, Sarah Booth, Kieran Zausmer, Mei-Yi Sun, Benedikt Kessler, Sarah Rowland-Jones, Vincenzo Cerundolo, Alison Simmons
HIV-1 traffics through dendritic cells (DCs) en route to establishing a productive infection in T lymphocytes but fails to induce an innate immune response. Within DC endosomes, HIV-1 somehow evades detection by the pattern-recognition receptor (PRR) Toll-like receptor 8 (TLR8). Using a phosphoproteomic approach, we identified a robust and diverse signaling cascade triggered by HIV-1 upon entry into human DCs. A secondary siRNA screen of the identified signaling factors revealed several new mediators of HIV-1 trans-infection of CD4(+) T cells in DCs, including the dynein motor protein Snapin...
September 18, 2017: EMBO Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918021/in%C3%A2-vitro-selection-of-cell-internalizing-dna-aptamers-in-a-model-system-of-inflammatory-kidney-disease
#5
Glory Ranches, Melanie Lukasser, Herbert Schramek, Andreas Ploner, Taras Stasyk, Gert Mayer, Günter Mayer, Alexander Hüttenhofer
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a progressive pathological condition marked by a gradual loss of kidney function. Treatment of CKD is most effective when diagnosed at an early stage and patients are still asymptomatic. However, current diagnostic biomarkers (e.g., serum creatinine and urine albumin) are insufficient for prediction of the pathogenesis of the disease. To address this need, we applied a cell-SELEX (systematic evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment) approach and identified a series of DNA aptamers, which exhibit high affinity and selectivity for cytokine-stimulated cells, resembling some aspects of a CKD phenotype...
September 15, 2017: Molecular Therapy. Nucleic Acids
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28915433/trans-golgi-network-early-endosome-a-central-sorting-station-for-cargo-proteins-in-plant-immunity
#6
REVIEW
Erica D LaMontagne, Antje Heese
In plants, the trans-Golgi network (TGN) functionally overlaps with the early endosome (EE), serving as a central sorting hub to direct newly synthesized and endocytosed cargo to the cell surface or vacuole. Here, we focus on the emerging role of the TGN/EE in sorting of immune cargo proteins for effective plant immunity against pathogenic bacteria and fungi. Specific vesicle coat and regulatory components at the TGN/EE ensure that immune cargoes are correctly sorted and transported to the location of their cellular functions...
September 12, 2017: Current Opinion in Plant Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28910489/nucleoside-nucleotide-reverse-transcriptase-inhibitors-attenuate-angiogenesis-and-lymphangiogenesis-by-impairing-receptor-tyrosine-kinases-signalling-in-endothelial-cells
#7
Lin Song, Sha Ding, Zhen Ge, Xiaolong Zhu, Cong Qiu, Yuewen Wang, Enyin Lai, Weijun Yang, Yi Sun, Samson A Chow, Luyang Yu
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Cardiovascular disease associated with antiretroviral therapy (ART) has become a major clinical challenge for HIV-positive patients. However, the role of ART in blood vessel growth is largely unknown. Here, we examined an integral component of ART, nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), and investigated their effects on key microvascular functions, including angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis. EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH: The angiogenesis/lymphangiogenesis capability of endothelial cells (ECs) was evaluated using migration, proliferation and tube formation assays in vitro, and mouse ear and Matrigel plug assays in vivo...
September 14, 2017: British Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904550/maoto-a-traditional-japanese-herbal-medicine-inhibits-uncoating-of-influenza-virus
#8
Shinta Masui, Shigeki Nabeshima, Kazuhiko Ajisaka, Kei Yamauchi, Ryota Itoh, Kazunari Ishii, Toshinori Soejima, Kenji Hiromatsu
We previously reported in randomized controlled trials that maoto, a traditional herbal medicine, showed clinical and virological efficacy for seasonal influenza. In this study, a culturing system for influenza was used to test the effect of maoto. A549 cells in the culture were infected with influenza virus A (PR8) and followed after treatment with maoto; the virus titers in the culture supernatant, intracellular viral proteins, and viral RNA were determined. When infected cells were cultured with maoto for 24 hr, the virus titer and protein were significantly reduced compared with medium only...
2017: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: ECAM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28901294/pegylated-anticancer-carbon-nanotubes-complex-targeting-mitochondria-of-lung-cancer-cells
#9
Sang-Woo Kim, Yeon Kyung Lee, Jong Yeon Lee, Jeong Hee Hong, Dongwoo Khang
Although activating apoptosis in cancer cells by targeting the mitochondria is an effective strategy for cancer therapy, insufficient targeting of the mitochondria in cancer cells restricts the availability in clinical treatment. Here, we report on a polyethylene glycol-coated carbon nanotube-ABT737 nanodrug that improves the mitochondrial targeting of lung cancer cells. The polyethylene glycol-coated carbon nanotube-ABT737 nanodrug internalized into the early endosomes via macropinocytosis and clathrin-mediated endocytosis in advance of early endosomal escape and delivered into the mitochondria...
September 13, 2017: Nanotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28901177/evaluation-of-an-fcrn-affinity-chromatographic-method-for-igg1-type-antibodies-and-evaluation-of-igg-variants
#10
Florian Cymer, Tilman Schlothauer, Alexander Knaupp, Hermann Beck
AIM: The neonatal Fc-receptor (FcRn) mediates long serum half-life of therapeutic IgG-type antibodies. This interaction represents a critical quality attribute in terms of pharmacokinetics and should be covered by respective quality control strategies. Antibodies are taken up by cells unspecifically and can bind to FcRn in early endosomes preventing lysosomal degradation and allowing release back into circulation. Reflecting this complex cycle in an in vitro assay strategy represents a challenging task...
September 13, 2017: Bioanalysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28899395/role-of-rab5-in-the-formation-of-macrophage-derived-foam-cell
#11
Lokwern Chan, Jin Hong, Junjie Pan, Jian Li, Zhichao Wen, Haiming Shi, Jianping Ding, Xinping Luo
BACKGROUND: Foam cells play a key role in the occurrence and pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Its formation starts with the ingestion of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL). The process is associated with Ras related protein in brain 5 (Rab5) which plays a critical role in regulating endocytosis and early endosomal trafficking. Base on this, we presumed that Rab5 might participate in the maturation of foam cell. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of Rab5 on macrophage cholesterol during the evolvement of macrophage when induced by oxLDL to the formation of foam cell...
September 12, 2017: Lipids in Health and Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28883040/genome-wide-sirna-screen-identifies-unc50-as-a-regulator-of-shiga-toxin-2-trafficking
#12
Andrey S Selyunin, Lakesla R Iles, Geoffrey Bartholomeusz, Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay
Shiga toxins 1 and 2 (STx1 and STx2) undergo retrograde trafficking to reach the cytosol. Early endosome-to-Golgi transport allows the toxins to evade degradation in lysosomes. Targeting this trafficking step has therapeutic promise, but the mechanism of trafficking for the more potent toxin STx2 is unclear. To identify host factors required for early endosome-to-Golgi trafficking of STx2, we performed a viability-based genome-wide siRNA screen in HeLa cells. 564, 535, and 196 genes were found to be required for toxicity induced by STx1 only, STx2 only, and both toxins, respectively...
September 7, 2017: Journal of Cell Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28878211/assay-to-visualize-specific-protein-oxidation-reveals-spatio-temporal-regulation-of-shp2
#13
Ryouhei Tsutsumi, Jana Harizanova, Rabea Stockert, Katrin Schröder, Philippe I H Bastiaens, Benjamin G Neel
Reactive oxygen species are produced transiently in response to cell stimuli, and function as second messengers that oxidize target proteins. Protein-tyrosine phosphatases are important reactive oxygen species targets, whose oxidation results in rapid, reversible, catalytic inactivation. Despite increasing evidence for the importance of protein-tyrosine phosphatase oxidation in signal transduction, the cell biological details of reactive oxygen species-catalyzed protein-tyrosine phosphatase inactivation have remained largely unclear, due to our inability to visualize protein-tyrosine phosphatase oxidation in cells...
September 6, 2017: Nature Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28874464/mas1-receptor-trafficking-involves-erk1-2-activation-through-a-%C3%AE-arrestin2-dependent-pathway
#14
Flavia M Cerniello, Oscar A Carretero, Nadia A Longo Carbajosa, Bruno D Cerrato, Robson A Santos, Hernán E Grecco, Mariela M Gironacci
The MAS1 receptor (R) exerts protective effects in the brain, heart, vessels, and kidney. R trafficking plays a critical function in signal termination and propagation and in R resensitization. We examined MAS1R internalization and trafficking on agonist stimulation and the role of β-arrestin2 in the activation of ERK1/2 (extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2) and Akt after MAS1R stimulation. Human embryonic kidney 293T cells were transfected with the coding sequence for MAS1R-YFP (MAS1R fused to yellow fluorescent protein)...
September 5, 2017: Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28872124/in-vitro-polymerization-of-f-actin-on-early-endosomes
#15
Olivia Muriel, Cameron Christopher Scott, Jorge Larios, Vicent Mercier, Jean Gruenberg
Many early endosome functions, particularly cargo protein sorting and membrane deformation, depend on patches of short F-actin filaments nucleated onto the endosomal membrane. We have established a microscopy-based in vitro assay that reconstitutes the nucleation and polymerization of F-actin on early endosomal membranes in test tubes, thus rendering this complex series of reactions amenable to genetic and biochemical manipulations. Endosomal fractions are prepared by floatation in sucrose gradients from cells expressing the early endosomal protein GFP-RAB5...
August 28, 2017: Journal of Visualized Experiments: JoVE
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28869759/p75-neurotrophin-receptor-interacts-with-bace1-and-promotes-its-localization-in-endosomes-aggravating-amyloidogenesis
#16
Khalil Saadipour, Noralyn B Mañucat-Tan, Yoon Lim, Damien J Keating, Kevin S Smith, Jin-Hua Zhong, Hong Liao, Larisa Bobrovskaya, Yan-Jiang Wang, Moses V Chao, Xin-Fu Zhou
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a progressive deposition of amyloid-beta (Aβ) and dysregulation of neurotrophic signaling, causing synaptic dysfunction, loss of memory, and cell death. The expression of p75 neurotrophin receptor is elevated in the brain of AD patients, suggesting its involvement in this disease. However, the exact mechanism of its action is not yet clear. Here, we show that p75 interacts with beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme-1 (BACE1), and this interaction is enhanced in the presence of Aβ...
September 4, 2017: Journal of Neurochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28867190/modulation-of-rab5a-early-endosome-trafficking-in-response-to-kras-mediated-macropinocytic-fluxes-in-pancreatic-cancer-cells
#17
Christian Teske, Christine Schweitzer, Andrea Palamidessi, Daniela E Aust, Giorgio Scita, Jürgen Weitz, Thilo Welsch
KRAS is the key mutated gene in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Emerging evidence indicates that KRas modulates endocytic uptake. The present study aimed to explore the fate of early endosomal trafficking under the control of KRas expression in PDAC. Surprisingly, PANC-1 cells lacking KRas exhibited significantly enlarged early and late endosomes containing internalized dextran and epidermal growth factor. Endosome enlargement was accompanied by reduced endosomal degradation. Both KRas silencing and lysosomal blockade caused an upregulation of the master regulator of early endosome biogenesis, RAB5A, which is likely responsible for the expansion of the early endosomal compartment, because simultaneous KRAS/RAB5A knockdown abolished endosome enlargement...
August 31, 2017: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28865974/vacuolar-trafficking-and-biogenesis-a-maturation-in-the-field
#18
REVIEW
Carla Brillada, Marcela Rojas-Pierce
The vacuole is a prominent organelle that is essential for plant viability. The vacuole size, and its role in ion homeostasis, protein degradation and storage, place significant demands for trafficking of vacuolar cargo along the endomembrane system. Recent studies indicate that sorting of vacuolar cargo initiates at the ER and Golgi, but not the trans-Golgi network/early endosome, as previously thought. Furthermore, maturation of the trans-Golgi network into pre-vacuolar compartments seems to contribute to a major route for plant vacuolar traffic that works by bulk flow and ends with membrane fusion between the pre-vacuolar compartment and the tonoplast...
August 31, 2017: Current Opinion in Plant Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28864821/timely-regulated-sorting-from-early-to-late-endosomes-is-required-to-maintain-cerebellar-long-term-depression
#19
Taegon Kim, Yukio Yamamoto, Keiko Tanaka-Yamamoto
An important feature of long-term synaptic plasticity is the prolonged maintenance of plastic changes in synaptic transmission. The trafficking of AMPA-type glutamate receptors (AMPARs) is involved in the expression of many forms of synaptic plasticity, yet the subsequent events accomplishing the maintenance of plastic changes in synaptic AMPAR numbers are not fully understood. Here, we find that maintenance of cerebellar long-term depression results from a reduction in the number of AMPARs residing within endocytic recycling pathways...
September 1, 2017: Nature Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28860274/wdr91-is-a-rab7-effector-required-for-neuronal-development
#20
Kai Liu, Ruxiao Xing, Youli Jian, Zhiyang Gao, Xinli Ma, Xiaojuan Sun, Yang Li, Meng Xu, Xin Wang, Yudong Jing, Weixiang Guo, Chonglin Yang
Early-to-late endosome conversion, which is essential for delivery of endosomal cargoes to lysosomes, requires switching of early endosome-specific Rab5 and PtdIns3P to late endosome-specific Rab7 and PtdIns(3,5)P2 In this study, we identify the WD40-repeat protein WDR91 as a Rab7 effector that couples Rab switching with PtdIns3P down-regulation on endosomes. Loss of WDR91 greatly increases endosomal PtdIns3P levels, arresting endosomes at an intermediate stage and blocking endosomal-lysosomal trafficking. WDR91 is recruited to endosomes by interacting with active guanosine triphosophate-Rab7 and inhibits Rab7-associated phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase activity...
August 31, 2017: Journal of Cell Biology
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