Apoptosis and cell death

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Apolist – august 2011

Posted by cris on August 29, 2011

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Bcl-2 family proteins
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Bid can mediate a pro-apoptotic response to etoposide and ionizing radiation without cleavage in its unstructured loop and in the absence of p53
C Maas, E de Vries, S W G Tait and J Borst
http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v30/n33/full/onc201175a.html

Requirement of FADD, NEMO, and BAX/BAK for Aberrant Mitochondrial Function in Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-Induced Necrosis
Krishna M. Irrinki, Karthik Mallilankaraman, Roshan J. Thapa, Harish C. Chandramoorthy, Frank J. Smith, Neelakshi R. Jog, Rajesh Kumar Gandhirajan, Steven G. Kelsen, Steven R. Houser, Michael J. May, Siddharth Balachandran, and Muniswamy Madesh
http://mcb.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/31/18/3745

Metabolic Regulation of Protein N-Alpha-Acetylation by Bcl-xL Promotes Cell Survival
C.H. Yi, H. Pan, J. Seebacher, I.-H. Jang, S.G. Hyberts, G.J. Heffron, M.G. Vander Heiden, R. Yang, F. Li, J.W. Locasale, H. Sharfi, B. Zhai, R. Rodriguez-Mias, H. Luithardt, L.C. Cantley, G.Q. Daley, J.M. Asara, S.P. Gygi, G. Wagner, C.-F. Liu, and J. Yuan
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2011.06.050

Ets-1 mediates upregulation of Mcl-1 downstream of XBP-1 in human melanoma cells upon ER stress
L Dong, C C Jiang, R F Thorne, A Croft, F Yang, H Liu, C E de Bock, P Hersey and X D Zhang
http://www.nature.com/onc/journal/v30/n34/full/onc201187a.html

Distribution of Bim determines Mcl-1 dependence or codependence with Bcl-xL/Bcl-2 in Mcl-1-expressing myeloma cells
Alejo A. Morales, Metin Kurtoglu, Shannon M. Matulis, Jiangxia Liu, David Siefker, Delia M. Gutman, Jonathan L. Kaufman, Kelvin P. Lee, Sagar Lonial, and Lawrence H. Boise
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/cgi/content/abstract/118/5/1329

A Novel Tumor Antigen Derived from Enhanced Degradation of Bax Protein in Human Cancers
Cláudia Trindade Nunes, Kelly L. Miners, Garry Dolton, Chris Pepper, Chris Fegan, Malcolm D. Mason, and Stephen Man
http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/71/16/5435

Activating transcription factor-6 (ATF6) mediates apoptosis with reduction of myeloid cell leukemia sequence 1 (Mcl-1) via induction of WW domain binding protein 1
Nobuhiro Morishima, Keiko Nakanishi, and Akihiko Nakano
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.233502v1

Structural changes in the BH3 domain of SOUL protein upon interaction with the anti-apoptotic protein Bcl-xL
Emmanuele Ambrosi, Stefano Capaldi, Michele Bovi, Gianmaria Saccomani, Massimiliano Perduca and Hugo L. Monaco
http://www.biochemj.org/bj/438/bj4380291.htm

BH3-only protein Bim inhibits activity of antiapoptotic members of Bcl-2 family when expressed in yeast
Barbora Juhásová, Marek Mentel, Ingrid Bhatia-Kiššová, Igor Zeman, Jordan Kolarov, Michael Forte, Peter Polčic
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014579311005564

Oxidized DJ-1 interacts with the mitochondrial protein BCL-XL
Haigang Ren, Kai Fu, Dan Wang, Chenchen Mu, and Guanghui Wang
J. Biol. Chem. published 18 August 2011, 10.1074/jbc.M110.207134
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M110.207134v1

Bcl-xL–inhibitory BH3 mimetics can induce a transient thrombocytopathy that undermines the hemostatic function of platelets
Simone M. Schoenwaelder, Kate E. Jarman, Elizabeth E. Gardiner, My Hua, Jianlin Qiao, Michael J. White, Emma C. Josefsson, Imala Alwis, Akiko Ono, Abbey Willcox, Robert K. Andrews, Kylie D. Mason, Hatem H. Salem, David C. S. Huang, Benjamin T. Kile, Andrew W. Roberts, and Shaun P. Jackson
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/cgi/content/abstract/118/6/1663

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Death receptor pathway
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FADD prevents RIP3-mediated epithelial cell necrosis and chronic intestinal inflammation
Patrick-Simon Welz, Andy Wullaert,1 Katerina Vlantis,1 Vangelis Kondylis,1 Vanesa Fernández-Majada, Maria Ermolaeva,1 Petra Kirsch,2 Anja Sterner-Kock,3 Geert van Loo & Manolis Pasparaki
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature10273.html

RIP1-Dependent and Independent Effects of Necrostatin-1 in Necrosis and T Cell Activation
YoungSik Cho, Thomas McQuade, Haibing Zhang, Jianke Zhang, Francis Ka-Ming Chan
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0023209

Isolation of a TRAIL antagonist from the serum of HIV infected patients
David J. Schnepple, Brett Shepard, Gary D. Bren, Nathan W. Cummins, Sergey Trushin, Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Xue W. Meng, Amy M. Sainski, Stacey A. Rizza, Scott H. Kaufmann, and Andrew D. Badley
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.274639v1

PEDF promotes tumor cell death by inducing macrophage membrane TRAIL
Tsung-Chuan Ho, Show-Li Chen, Shou-Chuan Shih, Shing-Jyh Chang, Su-Lin Yang, Jui-Wen Hsieh, Huey-Chuan Cheng, Lee-Jen Chen, and Yeou-Ping Tsao
J. Biol. Chem. published 16 August 2011, 10.1074/jbc.M111.266064
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.266064v1

The USP19 deubiquitinase regulates the stability of c-IAP1 and c-IAP2
Yide Mei, Allison Alcivar Hahn, Shimin Hu, and Xiaolu Yang
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.282020v1

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Caspases
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Structural and enzymatic insights into caspase-2 substrate recognition and catalysis
Yinyan Tang, James A. Wells, and Michelle R. Arkin
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.247627v1

Caspase-8-mediated cleavage inhibits IRF-3 by facilitating its proteasome-mediated degradation
Nathaniel Sears, Ganes C. Sen, George R. Stark, and Saurabh Chattopadhyay
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.257022v1

Caspase-1 induces apoptosis-associated speck-like protein containing a caspase-recruitment domain (ASC)-mediated necrosis independently of its catalytic activity
Kou Motani, Hiroko Kushiyama, Ryu Imamura, Takeshi Kinoshita, Takumi Nishiuchi, and Takashi Suda
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.286823v1

Interaction patches of procaspase-1 CARD are differently involved in procaspase-1 activation and RIP2-dependent NF-KB signaling
Kristof Kersse, Mohammed Lamkanfi, Mathieu J.M. Bertrand, Tom Vanden Berghe, and Peter Vandenabeele
J. Biol. Chem. published 23 August 2011, 10.1074/jbc.M111.242321
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.242321v1

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Reviews
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Mitochondria and the Autophagy-Inflammation-Cell Death Axis in Organismal Aging
Douglas R. Green, Lorenzo Galluzzi, Guido Kroemer
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/333/6046/1109

Special Issue on Nobel Symposium ‘The Cell Cycle and Apoptosis in Disease’
Volume 18, Issue 9 (September 2011)
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v18/n9/index.html

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News and views / Comments / Other
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Oncogene-induced autophagy and the Goldilocks principle
Seamus J. Martin
http://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/autophagy/article/15821/

The Ripoptosome: Death Decision in the Cytosol
M.J.M. Bertrand and P. Vandenabeele
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765%2811%2900529-6

BH3 mimetics reveal the network properties of autophagy-regulatory signaling cascades
Shoaib Ahmad Malik, Shensi Shen, Guillermo Mariño, Amena BenYounès, Maria Chiara Maiuri and Guido Kroemer
http://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/autophagy/article/15785/

Death by Acetylation
Nancy R. Gough
Reduction in acetyl-CoA and protein N-acetylation is one mechanism by which Bcl-xL exerts its antiapoptotic effect.
http://stke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/sigtrans;4/187/ec231

A new platform for death
Identification of a signalling platform that can trigger apoptosis and necroptosis.
http://www.nature.com/nrm/journal/v12/n9/full/nrm3174.html

18th Euroconference on Apoptosis in Ghent, Belgium, 1–4 September 2010
W Declercq, P Agostinis and P Vandenabeele
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v18/n9/full/cdd201129a.html

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