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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28073914/serine-threonine-kinase-unc-51-like-kinase-1-ulk1-phosphorylates-the-co-chaperone-cdc37-and-thereby-disrupts-the-stability-of-cdc37-client-proteins
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Ran Li, Fengjie Yuan, Wan Fu, Luyao Zhang, Nan Zhang, Yanan Wang, Ke Ma, Xue Li, Lina Wang, Wei-Guo Zhu, Ying Zhao
The serine/threonine kinase Unc-51 like kinase-1 (Ulk1) is thought to be essential for induction of autophagy, an intracellular bulk degradation process that is activated by various stresses. Although several proteins have been suggested as Ulk1 substrates during autophagic process, it still remains largely unknown about Ulk1's physiological substrates. Here, by performing in vitro and in vivo phosphorylation assay, we report that the co-chaperone cell division cycle protein 37 (Cdc37) is an Ulk1 substrate...
January 10, 2017: Journal of Biological Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28060751/the-small-heat-shock-protein-b8-hspb8-modulates-proliferation-and-migration-of-breast-cancer-cells
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Margherita Piccolella, Valeria Crippa, Riccardo Cristofani, Paola Rusmini, Mariarita Galbiati, Maria Elena Cicardi, Marco Meroni, Nicola Ferri, Federica F Morelli, Serena Carra, Elio Messi, Angelo Poletti
Breast cancer (BC) is one of the major causes of cancer death in women and is closely related to hormonal dysregulation. Estrogen receptor (ER)-positive BCs are generally treated with anti hormone therapy using antiestrogens or aromatase inhibitors. However, BC cells may become resistant to endocrine therapy, a process facilitated by autophagy, which may either promote or suppress tumor expansion. The autophagy facilitator HSPB8 has been found overexpressed in some BC. Here we found that HSPB8 is highly expressed and differentially modulated by natural or synthetic selective ER modulators (SERMs), in the triple-positive hormone-sensitive BC (MCF-7) cells, but not in triple-negative MDA-MB-231 BC cells...
January 2, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28011268/nip-snap-1-and-2-mitochondrial-proteins-are-maintained-by-heat-shock-protein-60
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Soh Yamamoto, Tomoya Okamoto, Noriko Ogasawara, Shin Hashimoto, Tsukasa Shiraishi, Toyotaka Sato, Keisuke Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Tsutsumi, Kenichi Takano, Testuo Himi, Hideaki Itoh, Shin-Ichi Yokota
NIP-SNAP-1 and -2 are ubiquitous proteins thought to be associated with maintenance of mitochondrial function, neuronal transmission, and autophagy. However, their physiological functions remain largely unknown. To elucidate their functional importance, we screened for proteins that interact with NIP-SNAP-1 and -2, resulting in identification of HSP60 and P62/SQSTM1 as binding proteins. NIP-SNAP-1 and -2 localized in the mitochondrial inner membrane space, whereas HSP60 localized in the matrix. Native gel electrophoresis and filter trap assays revealed that human HSP60 prevented aggregation of newly synthesized NIP-SNAP-2 in an in vitro translation system...
December 21, 2016: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27959772/cellular-defense-or-viral-assist-the-dilemma-of-hdac6
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Kai Zheng, Yingchun Jiang, Zhendan He, Kaio Kitazato, Yifei Wang
AbstractHistone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) is an unique cytoplasmic deacetylase that regulates various important biological processes via preventing protein aggregation and deacetylating different non-histone substrates including tubulin, heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90), cortactin, retinoic acid inducible gene I (RIG-1) and β-catenin. Growing evidences have indicated a dual role for HDAC6 in viral infection and pathogenesis: HDAC6 may represent a host defense mechanism against viral infection through modulating microtubule, triggering antiviral immune response and stimulating protective autophagy, or it may be hijacked by the virus to enhance proinflammatory response...
December 12, 2016: Journal of General Virology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27939888/chaperone-mediated-autophagy-promotes-lung-cancer-cell-survival-through-selective-stabilization-of-the-pro-survival-protein-mcl1
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Junya Suzuki, Wataru Nakajima, Hidenori Suzuki, Yumi Asano, Nobuyuki Tanaka
Autophagy is a dynamic recycling system using lysosomal proteolysis that produces new proteins and energy for cellular renovation and homeostasis. Although macroautophagy is known to serve as a survival pathway in many cancer cells, the role of chaperone-mediated autophagy (CMA), a selective protein degradation system, in cancer is not fully understood. Here, we demonstrated that lysosomal proteolysis, but not macroautophagy, attenuated apoptosis induced by the tyrosine kinase inhibitor, crizotinib, in the non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cell line, EBC1...
December 7, 2016: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27936516/neuroprotection-of-hypoxic-postconditioning-against-global-cerebral-ischemia-through-influencing-posttranslational-regulations-of-heat-shock-protein-27-in-adult-rats
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Lixuan Zhan, Liu Liu, Kongping Li, Baoxing Wu, Dandan Liu, Donghai Liang, Haixia Wen, Yanmei Wang, Weiwen Sun, Weiping Liao, En Xu
We previously reported that hypoxic postconditioning (HPC) ameliorated hippocampal neuronal death induced by transient global cerebral ischemia (tGCI) in adult rats. However, the mechanism of HPC-induced neuroprotection is still elusive. Notably, heat shock protein 27 (Hsp27) has recently emerged as a potent neuroprotectant in cerebral ischemia. Although its robust protective effect on stroke has been recognized, the mechanism of Hsp27-mediated neuroprotection is largely unknown. Here, we investigated the potential molecular mechanism by which HPC modulates the posttranslational regulations of Hsp27 after tGCI...
December 9, 2016: Brain Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928720/cardioprotection-of-exercise-preconditioning-involving-heat-shock-protein-70-and-concurrent-autophagy-a-potential-chaperone-assisted-selective-macroautophagy-effect
#7
Yang Yuan, Shan-Shan Pan, Yu-Jun Shen
It has been confirmed that exercise preconditioning (EP) has a protective effect on acute cardiovascular stress. However, how Hsp70 participates in EP-induced cardioprotection is unknown. EP may involve Hsp70 to repair unfolded proteins or may also stabilize the function of the endoplasmic reticulum via Hsp70-related autophagy to work on a protective formation. Our EP protocol involves four periods of 10 min running with 10 min recovery intervals. We added a period of exhaustive running to test this protective effect, using histology and molecular biotechnology methods to detect related markers...
December 7, 2016: Journal of Physiological Sciences: JPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896217/adapt-recycle-and-move-on-proteostasis-and-trafficking-mechanisms-in-melanoma
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REVIEW
Seyma Demirsoy, Shaun Martin, Hannelore Maes, Patrizia Agostinis
Melanoma has emerged as a paradigm of a highly aggressive and plastic cancer, capable to co-opt the tumor stroma in order to adapt to the hostile microenvironment, suppress immunosurveillance mechanisms, and disseminate. In particular, oncogene- and aneuploidy-driven dysregulations of proteostasis in melanoma cells impose a rewiring of central proteostatic processes, such as the heat shock and unfolded protein responses, autophagy, and the endo-lysosomal system, to avoid proteotoxicity. Research over the past decade has indicated that alterations in key nodes of these proteostasis pathways act in conjunction with crucial oncogenic drivers to increase intrinsic adaptations of melanoma cells against proteotoxic stress, modulate the high metabolic demand of these cancer cells and the interface with other stromal cells, through the heightened release of soluble factors or exosomes...
2016: Frontiers in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27874054/combinational-immunotherapy-with-allo-dribble-vaccines-and-anti-ox40-co-stimulation-leads-to-generation-of-cross-reactive-effector-t-cells-and-tumor-regression
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Guangjie Yu, Yuhuan Li, Zhihua Cui, Nicholas P Morris, Andrew D Weinberg, Bernard A Fox, Walter J Urba, Lixin Wang, Hong-Ming Hu
It is well-known that vaccines comprising of irradiated whole tumor cells or tumor-derived heat shock proteins can generate tumor-specific immune responses. In contrast, we showed recently that vaccines composed of autophagosomes (DRibbles) derived from syngeneic sarcomas could induce cross-reactive T-cell responses and cross-protection against the tumor. This unusual property of DRibbles was related to the selective recruitment of defective ribosomal products (DRiPs) and other short-lived proteins (SLiPs) into autophagosomes via sequestosome (SQSTM1, p62) mediated association of ubiquitinated SLiPs to the autophagy gene product LC3...
November 22, 2016: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27870869/glucose-starvation-alters-heat-shock-response-leading-to-death-of-wild-type-cells-and-survival-of-map-kinase-signaling-mutant
#10
Nora Plesofsky, LeeAnn Higgins, Todd Markowski, Robert Brambl
A moderate heat shock induces Neurospora crassa to synthesize large quantities of heat shock proteins that are protective against higher, otherwise lethal temperatures. However, wild type cells do not survive when carbohydrate deprivation is added to heat shock. In contrast, a mutant strain defective in a stress-activated protein kinase does survive the combined stresses. In order to understand the basis for this difference in survival, we have determined the relative levels of detected proteins in the mutant and wild type strain during dual stress, and we have identified gene transcripts in both strains whose quantities change in response to heat shock or dual stress...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846364/hsf1-stress-response-pathway-regulates-autophagy-receptor-sqstm1-p62-associated-proteostasis
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Yoshihisa Watanabe, Atsushi Tsujimura, Katsutoshi Taguchi, Masaki Tanaka
Proteostasis is important for protecting cells from harmful proteins and is mainly controlled by the HSF1 (heat shock transcription factor 1) stress response pathway. This pathway facilitates protein refolding by molecular chaperones; however, it is unclear whether it functions in autophagy or inclusion formation. The autophagy receptor SQSTM1/p62 is involved in selective autophagic clearance and inclusion formation by harmful proteins, and its phosphorylation at S349, S403, and S407 is required for binding to substrates...
January 2, 2017: Autophagy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27805285/survivin-inhibitor-ym155-induces-mitochondrial-dysfunction-autophagy-dna-damage-and-apoptosis-in-bcl-xl-silenced-glioma-cell-lines
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Esther P Jane, Daniel R Premkumar, Philip A Sutera, Jonathon M Cavaleri, Ian F Pollack
Because the anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-xL is overexpressed in glioma, one might expect that inhibiting or silencing this gene would promote tumor cell killing. However, our studies have shown that this approach has limited independent activity, but may tip the balance in favor of apoptosis induction in response to other therapeutic interventions. To address this issue, we performed a pharmacological screen using a panel of signaling inhibitors and chemotherapeutic agents in Bcl-xL silenced cells. Although limited apoptosis induction was observed with a series of inhibitors for receptor tyrosine kinases, PKC inhibitors, Src family members, JAK/STAT, histone deacetylase, the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway, MAP kinase, CDK, heat shock proteins, proteasomal processing, and various conventional chemotherapeutic agents, we observed a dramatic potentiation of apoptosis in Bcl-xL silenced cells with the survivin inhibitor, YM155...
November 2, 2016: Molecular Carcinogenesis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27744332/the-function-of-small-heat-shock-proteins-and-their-implication-in-proteostasis
#13
Annika Strauch, Martin Haslbeck
All organisms rely on a conserved cellular machinery supporting and controlling the life cycle of proteins: the proteostasis network. Within this network, the main players that determine the fate of proteins are molecular chaperones, the ubiquitin-proteasome and the lysosome-autophagy systems. sHsps (small heat-shock proteins) represent one family of molecular chaperones found in all domains of life. They prevent irreversible aggregation of unfolded proteins and maintain proteostasis by stabilizing promiscuously a variety of non-native proteins in an ATP-independent manner...
October 15, 2016: Essays in Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27726101/lapatinib-resistance-in-her2-cancers-latest-findings-and-new-concepts-on-molecular-mechanisms
#14
Huiping Shi, Weili Zhang, Qiaoming Zhi, Min Jiang
In the era of new and mostly effective molecular targeted therapies, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 positive (HER2+) cancers are still intractable diseases. Lapatinib, a dual epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and HER2 tyrosine kinase inhibitor, has greatly improved breast cancer prognosis in recent years after the initial introduction of trastuzumab (Herceptin). However, clinical evidence indicates the existence of both primary unresponsiveness and secondary lapatinib resistance, which leads to the failure of this agent in HER2+ cancer patients...
October 10, 2016: Tumour Biology: the Journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27702699/targeting-chaperones-heat-shock-factor-1-and-unfolded-protein-response-promising-therapeutic-approaches-for-neurodegenerative-disorders
#15
Shambhunath Bose, Jungsook Cho
Protein misfolding, which is known to cause several serious diseases, is an emerging field that addresses multiple therapeutic areas. Misfolding of a disease-specific protein in the central nervous system ultimately results in the formation of toxic aggregates that may accumulate in the brain, leading to neuronal cell death and dysfunction, and associated clinical manifestations. A large number of neurodegenerative diseases in humans, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and prion diseases, are primarily caused by protein misfolding and aggregation...
October 1, 2016: Ageing Research Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27666506/inhibition-of-autophagy-sensitises-cells-to-hydrogen-peroxide-induced-apoptosis-protective-effect-of-mild-thermotolerance-acquired-at-40%C3%A2-c
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Maureen Redza-Dutordoir, Sarah Kassis, Hou Ve, Mélanie Grondin, Diana A Averill-Bates
Various toxic compounds produce reactive oxygen species, resulting in oxidative stress that threatens cellular homeostasis. Yet, lower doses of stress can stimulate defence systems allowing cell survival, whereas intense stress activates cell death pathways such as apoptosis. Mild thermal stress (40°C, 3h) induces thermotolerance, an adaptive survival response that renders cells less sensitive to subsequent toxic stress, by activating defence systems like heat shock proteins, antioxidants, anti-apoptotic and ER-stress factors...
December 2016: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27560450/the-arginylation-branch-of-the-n-end-rule-pathway-positively-regulates-cellular-autophagic-flux-and-clearance-of-proteotoxic-proteins
#17
Yanxialei Jiang, Jeeyoung Lee, Jung Hoon Lee, Joon Won Lee, Ji Hyeon Kim, Won Hoon Choi, Young Dong Yoo, Hyunjoo Cha-Molstad, Bo Yeon Kim, Yong Tae Kwon, Sue Ah Noh, Kwang Pyo Kim, Min Jae Lee
The N-terminal amino acid of a protein is an essential determinant of ubiquitination and subsequent proteasomal degradation in the N-end rule pathway. Using para-chloroamphetamine (PCA), a specific inhibitor of the arginylation branch of the pathway (Arg/N-end rule pathway), we identified that blocking the Arg/N-end rule pathway significantly impaired the fusion of autophagosomes with lysosomes. Under ER stress, ATE1-encoded Arg-tRNA-protein transferases carry out the N-terminal arginylation of the ER heat shock protein HSPA5 that initially targets cargo proteins, along with SQSTM1, to the autophagosome...
November 2016: Autophagy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27514476/soluble-bioactive-microbial-mediators-regulate-proteasomal-degradation-and-autophagy-to-protect-against-inflammation-induced-stress
#18
Yuhei Inaba, Nobuhiro Ueno, Masatsugu Numata, Xiaorong Zhu, Jeannette S Messer, David L Boone, Mikihiro Fujiya, Yutaka Kohgo, Mark W Musch, Eugene B Chang
Bifidobacterium breve and other Gram-positive gut commensal microbes protect the gastrointestinal epithelium against inflammation-induced stress. However, the mechanisms whereby these bacteria accomplish this protection are poorly understood. In this study, we examined soluble factors derived from Bifidobacterium breve and their impact on the two major protein degradation systems within intestinal epithelial cells, proteasomes and autophagy. Conditioned media from gastrointestinal Gram-positive, but not Gram-negative, bacteria activated autophagy and increased expression of the autophagy proteins Atg5 and Atg7 along with the stress response protein heat shock protein 27...
October 1, 2016: American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27507943/age-related-decrease-in-heat-shock-70-kda-protein-8-in-cerebrospinal-fluid-is-associated-with-increased-oxidative-stress
#19
David A Loeffler, Andrea C Klaver, Mary P Coffey, Jan O Aasly, Peter A LeWitt
Age-associated declines in protein homeostasis mechanisms ("proteostasis") are thought to contribute to age-related neurodegenerative disorders. The increased oxidative stress which occurs with aging can activate a key proteostatic process, chaperone-mediated autophagy. This study investigated age-related alteration in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) concentrations of heat shock 70-kDa protein 8 (HSPA8), a molecular chaperone involved in proteostatic mechanisms including chaperone-mediated autophagy, and its associations with indicators of oxidative stress (8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine [8-OHdG] and 8-isoprostane) and total anti-oxidant capacity...
2016: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27484733/melatonin-enhances-thermotolerance-by-promoting-cellular-protein-protection-in-tomato-plants
#20
Wen Xu, Shu-Yu Cai, Yun Zhang, Yu Wang, Golam Jalal Ahammed, Xiao-Jian Xia, Kai Shi, Yan-Hong Zhou, Jing-Quan Yu, Russel J Reiter, Jie Zhou
Melatonin is a pleiotropic signaling molecule that provides physiological protection against diverse environmental stresses in plants. Nonetheless, the mechanisms for melatonin-mediated thermotolerance remain largely unknown. Here, we report that endogenous melatonin levels increased with a rise in ambient temperature and that peaked at 40°C. Foliar pretreatment with an optimal dose of melatonin (10 μmol/L) or the overexpression of N-acetylserotonin methyltransferase (ASMT) gene effectively ameliorated heat-induced photoinhibition and electrolyte leakage in tomato plants...
November 2016: Journal of Pineal Research
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