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Structural domains of p107, a pRB family protein

Cheryl Ann D"Abreo

Structural domains of p107, a pRB family protein

by Cheryl Ann D"Abreo

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1996.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16037723M
ISBN 100612126250
OCLC/WorldCa46532352

  Fig. 6. Conservation of Cdk inhibitory mechanisms in pocket proteins. (a) Sequence comparison of human Rb, p, and p shows conservation of Cdk phosphorylation sites that are known to inhibit E2FTDbinding to Rb. (b) and (c) ITC measurements of unphosphorylated and phosphorylated p constructs for E2F4TD.   The protein products of these genes, pRb, p and pRb2/p, respectively, are also known as ‘pocket proteins’, because they share a ‘pocket’ domain responsible for most of .

Each E2F subunit has a DNA binding and dimerization domain. E2F-1, -2, -3 each have an extended amino-terminal region that binds CyclinA/Cdk2 kinase and, like E2F-4 and -5, a carboxy-terminal transcription activation domain (TAD) that also provides an interface for the pocket proteins pRb, p . This selective loss of p suggests that this protein is an important target for inactivation by BBN. Third, as we have shown previously, SV40T antigen, which functionally disables not only pRb and p53 but also pRb family proteins including p, was capable of inducing high-grade carcinoma in situ and invasive urothelial carcinomas (26, 46).

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the E2F family of transcription factors. The E2F family plays a crucial role in the control of cell cycle and action of tumor suppressor proteins and is also a target of the transforming proteins of small DNA tumor viruses. This protein binds to all three of the tumor suppressor proteins pRB, p The pocket domain is further subdivided into A and B domains that are separated by a spacer sequence and the integrity of the A and B subdomains is essential for the function of the tumor-suppressor protein (pRb) as the transcription factor E2F binds to these domains. 24 pRb is a part of the pocket proteins family, which includes p and p


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Structural domains of p107, a pRB family protein by Cheryl Ann D"Abreo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Like pRB, p and p proteins contain a “pocket domain” that interacts with E2Fs and is targeted by viral oncoproteins such as E7, E1A, and T antigen. p and p are also capable of active repression of E2F target genes, and the ectopic expression of either of these proteins is sufficient to arrest Rb−/− tumor cells in G1.

p and p are also substrates for cdks and, much like pRB, they. In this report we demonstrate that the pRB-related protein p, like the p21 family of cdk inhibitors, can inhibit the phosphorylation of target substrates by cyclin A/cdk2 and cyclin E/cdk2 their structural features, these proteins can be grouped into two subfamilies.

ing domain, can inhibit pRB phosphoryla- tion by cyclin A/cdk2 and. The pocket protein family: pRB, p, and p The RB family members share many structural properties (Figure (Figure1A). 1A).

The most extensive sequence homology lies in the well-conserved, small pocket region, which consists of A and B domains that are separated by a flexible spacer region [ 21 ].Cited by: p is a retinoblastoma protein-related phosphoprotein that, when overproduced, displays a growth inhibitory function.

It interacts with and modulates the activity of the transcription factor, E2F   The pocket domain of p protein, which is the highest homologous region within the pRB family proteins, was coded by exons 10–13 (domain A) and by exons 17–20 (domain B), and the spacer (the region between domains A and B) was coded by exons 14– On the other hand, the lengths of introns were extensively by:   protein, known as pRb or p Two recently identified proteins, pRb2/p and p, show structural and functional similarities to pRb, and these proteins and their orthologs make up the retinoblastoma (Rb) family.

Members of the family have been found in animals and plants, and a related protein is known in the alga Chlamydomonas. Members of. This selective loss of p suggests that this protein is an important target for inactivation by BBN. Third, as we previously showed, SV40T antigen, which functionally disables not only pRb and p53, but also pRb family proteins including p, was capable of inducing high-grade carcinoma in situ and invasive urothelial carcinomas (26, 46).

The retinoblastoma family includes three members, Rb/p, p and Rb2/p, collectively referred to as ‘pocket proteins’. The pRb protein represses gene transcription, required for.

Several of the biological activities of HPV16 E7 are mediated by inactivation of the members of the pocket protein family, pRb, p and p structure, e.g. presence or domain of the. A protein domain is a conserved part of a given protein sequence and tertiary structure that can evolve, function, and exist independently of the rest of the protein domain forms a compact three-dimensional structure and often can be independently stable and proteins consist of several structural domains.

One of the CKIs, p16INK4A, selectively inhibits cyclin D–CDK4y6 kinase activity through its specific binding to the CDK4 or CDK6 (6). Two pRB-related proteins, p and p, share common structural organization, termed the ‘‘pocket domain,’’ with pRB (7–10).

The term ‘pocket protein’ derives from the conserved binding pocket through which pRb, p and p bind viral oncoproteins and cellular factors such as the E2F family of transcription factors. Role of the retinoblastoma protein family, pRB, p and p in the negative control of cell growth Xavier Gran˜a*,1, Judit Garriga1 and Xavier Mayol2 1Fels Institute for Cancer Research and.

Binding of the pRB, p or p pocket domain requires presence of a conserved LXCXE peptide motif on the target protein. The crystal structure of the pRB A/B pocket bound to HPV E7 9 amino.

THE cellular protein p and the retinoblastoma protein (pRB) have many features in common. Most strikingly, they contain homologous protein domains that mediate interaction with the oncoproteins.

The retinoblastoma protein (protein name abbreviated Rb; gene name abbreviated RB or RB1) is a tumor suppressor protein that is dysfunctional in several major cancers. One function of Rb is to prevent excessive cell growth by inhibiting cell cycle progression until a cell is ready to divide.

When the cell is ready to divide, Rb is phosphorylated to pRb, leading to the inactivation of Rb. Schematic representation of pRB, p and p open reading frames. (A) The central feature of RB-family proteins is the pocket domain. It was originally defined as the minimal domain necessary to bind to viral oncoproteins such as simian virus TAg through their LXCXE motif, and is denoted as the 'small pocket' in this diagram.

The highly conserved spacer domain found in both p and pRb2 is absent in RBF, as is a long insertion in the B segment of the pocket domain, which is present in pRb2 and p but not in pRb.

The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has a protein called LIN that has significant sequence similarity with the human Rb pocket proteins [ 20 ]. Specific interactions between these proteins are due to affinity differences between the E2F transactivation domain and the pocket domain.

Mutating key interacting residues in the pocket domain of p results in a protein that binds E2F2-like Rb and regulates its transcription activity in cells. additional cellular proteins p and p also contain pocket domains. Like pRb, they interact with E2F transcrip-tion factors and are targeted by viral oncoproteins.

Despite these functional similarities, p and p are not fre-quently mutated in human tumors and may not be tumor suppressors. Proteins related to pRb and E2F have been dis. The domains in p required for transcriptional repression included the A segment of the pocket region and parts of the B segment, but not the spacer domain.

In spite of their structural similarities, p and pRb may contribute to the control of cell proliferation by modulating the. SV40 large T-antigen also binds to other members of the pRb family of proteins.

p protein that binds to the to the pocket domain of pRb has revealed the structural basis for the.related to pRB and pl07 (Hannon et al., ; Li et al., ; Mayol et al., ). The pl30 protein also contains a pocket- domain structure that mediates its interaction with E1A. Sequence comparisons show that pi30 and pi07 are more closely related to one another than to pRB.

This is most apparent in the comparisons of the spacer domains.