Apoptosis and cell death

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Posted by cris on May 6, 2009

APOLIST – APRIL 2009

Caspases

Caspase-2 activation in the absence of PIDDosome formation
Claudia Manzl, Gerhard Krumschnabel, Florian Bock, Benedicte Sohm,
Verena Labi, Florian Baumgartner, Emmanuelle Logette, Jürg Tschopp,
and Andreas Villunger
http://jcb.rupress.org/cgi/content/abstract/185/2/291?etoc

Caspase-8 Association with the Focal Adhesion Complex Promotes Tumor
Cell Migration and Metastasis
Simone Barbero, Ainhoa Mielgo, Vicente Torres, Tal Teitz, David J.
Shields, David Mikolon, Matthew Bogyo, Daniela Barilà, Jill M. Lahti,
David Schlaepfer, and Dwayne G. Stupack
http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/69/9/3755

Bicaudal Is a Conserved Substrate for Drosophila and Mammalian
Caspases and Is Essential for Cell Survival
Emma M. Creagh, Gabriela Brumatti, Clare Sheridan, Patrick J. Duriez,
Rebecca C. Taylor, Sean P. Cullen, Colin Adrain, Seamus J. Martin
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005055

BH3

Mitochondrial Outer Membrane Proteins Assist Bid in Bax-mediated
Lipidic Pore Formation
Blanca Schafer, Joel Quispe, Vineet Choudhary, Jerry E. Chipuk, Teddy
G. Ajero, Han Du, Roger Schneiter, and Tomomi Kuwana
http://www.molbiolcell.org/cgi/content/abstract/20/8/2276?etoc

Bax activation by the BH3-only protein Puma promotes cell dependence
on antiapoptotic Bcl-2 family members
Tristan Gallenne, Fabien Gautier, Lisa Oliver, Eric Hervouet, Belinda
Noël, John A. Hickman, Olivier Geneste, Pierre-François Cartron,
François M. Vallette, Stephen Manon, and Philippe Juin
http://jcb.rupress.org/cgi/content/abstract/185/2/279?etoc

TOM-independent complex formation of Bax and Bak in mammalian
mitochondria during TNF-induced apoptosis
K Ross, T Rudel & V Kozjak-Pavlovic
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v16/n5/full/cdd2008194a.html

Puma and to a lesser extent Noxa are suppressors of Myc-induced lymphomagenesis
E M Michalak, E S Jansen, L Happo, M S Cragg, L Tai, G K Smyth, A
Strasser, J M Adams & C L Scott
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v16/n5/full/cdd2008195a.html

The Epstein–Barr virus Bcl-2 homolog, BHRF1, blocks apoptosis by
binding to a limited amount of Bim
Anthony L. Desbien, John W. Kappler, and Philippa Marrack
http://www.pnas.org/content/106/14/5663.abstract?etoc

The von Hippel-Lindau protein sensitizes renal carcinoma cells to
apoptotic stimuli through stabilization of BIMEL
Y Guo, M C Schoell & R S Freeman
http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v28/n16/abs/onc200935a.html

Nucleophosmin blocks mitochondrial localization of p53 and apoptosis
Sanjit Kumar Dhar and Daret K. St. Clair
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M109.005736v1

A novel Bcl-XL inhibitor Z36 that induces autophagic cell death in Hela cells
Jian Lin, Zhibin Zheng, Yanjun Li, Wenyu Yu, Wu Zhong, Songhai Tian,
Fang Zhao, Xiaobai Ren, Junhai Xiao, Nan Wang, Siyang Liu, Lili Wang,
Fugeng Sheng, Yingyu Chen, Changwen Jin, Song Li and Bin Xia
http://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/autophagy/article/7888

Hypoxia-Induced Autophagy Is Mediated through Hypoxia-Inducible Factor
Induction of BNIP3 and BNIP3L via Their BH3 Domains
Grégory Bellot, Raquel Garcia-Medina, Pierre Gounon, Johanna Chiche,
Danièle Roux, Jacques Pouysségur, and Nathalie M. Mazure
http://mcb.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/10/2570

Death receptors

Non-genetic origins of cell-to-cell variability in TRAIL-induced apoptosis
Sabrina L. Spencer, Suzanne Gaudet, John G. Albeck, John M. Burke &
Peter K. Sorger
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature08012.html

Notch1 signaling sensitizes TRAIL-induced apoptosis in human
hepatocellular carcinoma cells by inhibiting Akt/Hdm2-mediated p53
degradation and up-regulating p53-dependent DR5 expression
Chunmei Wang, Runzi Qi, Nan Li, Zhengxin Wang, Huazhang An, Qinghua
Zhang, Yizhi Yu, and Xuetao Cao
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M109.002105v1

IAPs

Regulation of XIAP Translation and Induction by MDM2 following Irradiation
L. Gu, N. Zhu, H. Zhang, D.L. Durden, Y. Feng, and M. Zhou
http://www.cell.com/cancer-cell/abstract/S1535-6108%2809%2900077-4

Skeletal Muscle Differentiation Evokes Endogenous XIAP to Restrict the
Apoptotic Pathway
Michelle I. Smith et al.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005097

Other

Ablation of Key Oncogenic Pathways by RITA-Reactivated p53 Is Required
for Efficient Apoptosis
V.V. Grinkevich, F. Nikulenkov, Y. Shi, M. Enge, W. Bao, A. Maljukova,
A. Gluch, A. Kel, O. Sangfelt, and G. Selivanova
http://www.cell.com/cancer-cell/abstract/S1535-6108%2809%2900110-X

Tyrosine dephosphorylation of H2AX modulates apoptosis and survival decisions
Peter J. Cook1,2,5, Bong Gun Ju1,3,5, Francesca Telese1, Xiangting
Wang1, Christopher K. Glass4 & Michael G. Rosenfeld
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v458/n7238/full/nature07849.html

Antimicrobial peptide-induced apoptotic death of Leishmania results
from calcium-dependent, caspase-independent mitochondrial toxicity
Manjusha M. Kulkarni, W. Robert McMaster, Wojciech Kamysz, and
Bradford S. McGwire
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M809079200v1

The Early Apoptotic DNA Fragmentation Targets a Small Number of
Specific Open Chromatin Regions
Miriam Di Filippo, Giorgio Bernardi
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005010

Tim-3 mediates phagocytosis of apoptotic cells and cross-presentation
Masafumi Nakayama, Hisaya Akiba, Kazuyoshi Takeda, Yuko Kojima,
Masaaki Hashiguchi, Miyuki Azuma, Hideo Yagita, and Ko Okumura
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/cgi/content/abstract/113/16/3821

REVIEWS / COMMENTS

April Fish
D R Green
Editor-in-Chief, Oncogene
http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v28/n13/full/onc200928a.html

EMBO workshop on cytotoxicity, cell death and the immune system
A Anel, C Bleackley, C Borner, P Golstein, P H Krammer, A Müllbacher,
J Pardo, M M Simon & J A Trapani
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v16/n5/full/cdd20094a.html

Is TRAIL the holy grail of cancer therapy?
Thomas Newsom-Davis, Silvia Prieske, Henning Walczak
http://www.springerlink.com/content/m4331mug22202113/fulltext.html

Bcl2 family proteins in carcinogenesis and the treatment of cancer
Anna Frenzel, Francesca Grespi, Waldemar Chmelewskij, Andreas Villunger
http://www.springerlink.com/content/e80363n402846317/fulltext.html

Inflammasomes in infection and inflammation
Christian R. McIntire, Garabet Yeretssian, Maya Saleh
http://www.springerlink.com/content/68t4252214270158/

Puma strikes Bax
Anthony Letai
http://jcb.rupress.org/cgi/content/abstract/185/2/189?etoc

Unleashing the power of inhibitors of oncogenic kinases through BH3 mimetics
Mark S. Cragg, Claire Harris, Andreas Strasser & Clare L. Scott
http://www.nature.com/nrc/journal/v9/n5/full/nrc2615.html

Tumour necrosis factor and cancer
Frances Balkwill
http://www.nature.com/nrc/journal/v9/n5/full/nrc2628.html

Compilated by Cristina Muñoz-Pinedo

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