Apoptosis and cell death

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Apolist – november 09

Posted by cris on December 8, 2009

REVIEWS
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Emerging Role for Members of the Bcl-2 Family in Mitochondrial Morphogenesis
A. Autret and S.J. Martin
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2009.10.011
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Novel roles for GAPDH in cell death and carcinogenesis

A Colell, D R Green and J-E Ricci

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Cell Death
Richard S. Hotchkiss, M.D., Andreas Strasser, Ph.D., Jonathan E.
McDunn, Ph.D., and Paul E. Swanson, M.D.
http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/361/16/1570


BH3

Bak Activation for Apoptosis Involves Oligomerization of Dimers via
Their α6 Helices
G. Dewson, T. Kratina, P. Czabotar, C.L. Day, J.M. Adams, and R.M. Kluck
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765(09)00821-1

Membrane promotes tBID interaction with BCL(XL).
García-Sáez AJ, Ries J, Orzáez M, Pérez-Payà E, Schwille P.
http://www.nature.com/nsmb/journal/v16/n11/abs/nsmb.1671.html

Stepwise Activation of BAX and BAK by tBID, BIM, and PUMA Initiates
Mitochondrial Apoptosis
H. Kim, H.-C. Tu, D. Ren, O. Takeuchi, J.R. Jeffers, G.P. Zambetti,
J.J.-D. Hsieh, and E.H.-Y. Cheng
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765(09)00690-X

Bax contains two functional mitochondrial targeting sequences and
translocates to mitochondria in a conformational change- and
homo-oligomerization-driven process
Nicholas M. George, Natalie Targy, Jacquelynn J. D. Evans, Liqiang
Zhang, and Xu Luo
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M109.049924v1

Bim Upregulation by Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Mediates
Interactions with the Bcl-2 Antagonist ABT-737: Evidence for Distinct
Roles for Bcl-2, Bcl-xL, and Mcl-1
Shuang Chen, Yun Dai, Xin-Yan Pei, and Steven Grant
http://mcb.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/23/6149

The BH3-only protein Bim plays a critical role in leukemia cell death
triggered by concomitant inhibition of the PI3K/Akt and MEK/ERK1/2
pathways
Mohamed Rahmani, Anh Anderson, Joseph Reza Habibi, Timothy Ryan
Crabtree, Mandy Mayo, Hisashi Harada, Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, Paul
Dent, and Steven Grant
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/cgi/content/abstract/114/20/4507

From the Cover: Age-related hearing loss in C57BL/6J mice is mediated
by Bak-dependent mitochondrial apoptosis
Shinichi Someya, Jinze Xu, Kenji Kondo, Dalian Ding, Richard J. Salvi,
Tatsuya Yamasoba, Peter S. Rabinovitch, Richard Weindruch, Christiaan
Leeuwenburgh, Masaru Tanokura, and Tomas A. Prolla
http://www.pnas.org/content/106/46/19432.abstract?etoc

Facilitation of mitochondrial outer and inner membrane
permeabilization and cell death in oxidative stress by a novel BH3
domain protein
A. Szigeti, E. Hocsak, E. Rapolti, B. Racz, A. Boronkai, E. Pozsgai,
B. Debreceni, Z. Bognar, S. Bellyei, B. Sumegi, and F. Gallyas, Jr.
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M109.015222v1

Dissimilar mechanisms of cytochrome c release induced by octyl
glucoside-activated BAX and by BAX activated with truncated BID
Tsyregma Li, Tatiana Brustovetsky, Bruno Antonsson, Nickolay Brustovetsky
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbabio.2009.07.012


Miscellaneous

Autophagy, Not Apoptosis, Is Essential for Midgut Cell Death in Drosophila
D. Denton, B. Shravage, R. Simin, K. Mills, D.L. Berry, E.H.
Baehrecke, and S. Kumar
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2009.08.042

Determinism and divergence of apoptosis susceptibility in mammalian cells
Patrick D. Bhola and Sanford M. Simon
J Cell Sci 2009;122 4296-4302
http://jcs.biologists.org/cgi/content/abstract/122/23/4296

GM1-Ganglioside Accumulation at the Mitochondria-Associated ER
Membranes Links ER Stress to Ca2+-Dependent Mitochondrial Apoptosis
R. Sano, I. Annunziata, A. Patterson, S. Moshiach, E. Gomero, J.
Opferman, M. Forte, and A. d’Azzo
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765(09)00786-2

Granzyme F induces a novel death pathway characterized by
Bid-independent cytochrome c release without caspase activation
LShi, L Wu, S Wang and Z Fan
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v16/n12/abs/cdd2009101a.html


IAPs and death receptors

CD95 engagement mediates actin-independent and -dependent apoptotic signals
BChaigne-Delalande, W Mahfouf, S Daburon, J-F Moreau and P Legembre
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v16/n12/abs/cdd2009111a.html

PU.1 induces apoptosis in myeloma cells through direct transactivation of TRAIL
S Ueno, H Tatetsu, H Hata, T Iino, H Niiro, K Akashi, D G Tenen, H
Mitsuya and Y Okuno
http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v28/n46/full/onc2009263a.html

A role for X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein upstream of
mitochondrial permeabilization
Thomas W. Owens, Fiona M. Foster, Anthony Valentijn, Andrew P.
Gilmore, and Charles H. Streuli
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M109.072322v1


Caspases and downstream

PPAR-δ senses and orchestrates clearance of apoptotic cells to promote tolerance

Lata Mukundan, Justin I Odegaard, Christine R Morel, Jose E Heredia, Julia W Mwangi, Roberto R Ricardo-Gonzalez, Y P Sharon Goh, Alex Red Eagle, Shannon E Dunn, Jennifer U H Awakuni, Khoa D Nguyen, Lawrence Steinman, Sara A Michie and Ajay Chawl

http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v15/n11/full/nm.2048.html

Recognition of apoptotic cells by epithelial cells: conserved versus
tissue-specific signaling responses
Vimal A. Patel, Daniel J. Lee, Lanfei Feng, Angelika Antoni, Wilfred
Lieberthal, John H. Schwartz, Joyce Rauch, David S. Ucker, and Jerrold
S. Levine
J. Biol. Chem. published 12 November 2009, 10.1074/jbc.M109.018440
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M109.018440v1

Necrotic cells trigger a sterile inflammatory response through the
Nlrp3 inflammasome
Shankar S. Iyer, Wilco P. Pulskens, Jeffrey J. Sadler, Loes M. Butter,
Gwendoline J. Teske, Tyler K. Ulland, Stephanie C. Eisenbarth,
Sandrine Florquin, Richard A. Flavell, Jaklien C. Leemans, and Fayyaz
S. Sutterwala
http://www.pnas.org/content/106/48/20388.abstract?etoc


COMMENTS

BAX and BAK Caught in the Act
Y. Yao and F.M. Marassi
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765(09)00788-6

Apoptosis: the generation gap
http://jcs.biologists.org/cgi/content/full/122/23/e2302?etoc

Caspase 2 in apoptosis, the DNA damage response and tumour
suppression: enigma no more?
Sharad Kumar
http://www.nature.com/nrc/journal/v9/n12/full/nrc2745.html

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