Apoptosis and cell death

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Apolist – october 2011

Posted by cris on November 2, 2011

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Bcl-2 family proteins
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A Unified Model of Mammalian BCL-2 Protein Family Interactions at the Mitochondria
Fabien Llambi, Tudor Moldoveanu, Stephen W.G. Tait, Lisa Bouchier-Hayes, Jamshid Temirov, Laura L. McCormick, Christopher P. Dillon, and Douglas R. Green
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765%2811%2900760-X

Bcl-xL regulates metabolic efficiency of neurons through interaction with the mitochondrial F1FO ATP synthase
Kambiz N. Alavian, Hongmei Li, Leon Collis, Laura Bonanni, Lu Zeng, Silvio Sacchetti, Emma Lazrove, Panah Nabili, Benjamin Flaherty, Morven Graham, Yingbei Chen, Shanta M. Messerli, Maria A. Mariggio, Christoph Rahner, Ewan McNay, Gordon C. Shore, Peter J. S. Smith, J. Marie Hardwick and Elizabeth A. Jonas
http://www.nature.com/ncb/journal/v13/n10/full/ncb2330.html

Bcl-xL regulates mitochondrial energetics by stabilizing the inner membrane potential
Ying-bei Chen, Miguel A. Aon, Yi-Te Hsu, Lucian Soane, Xinchen Teng, J. Michael McCaffery, Wen-Chih Cheng, Bing Qi, Hongmei Li, Kambiz N. Alavian, Margaret Dayhoff-Brannigan, Shifa Zou, Fernando J. Pineda, Brian O’Rourke, Young H. Ko, Peter L. Pedersen, Leonard K. Kaczmarek, Elizabeth A. Jonas, and J. Marie Hardwick
http://jcb.rupress.org/cgi/content/abstract/jcb.201108059v1?etoc

Protein oligomerization mediated by the transmembrane carboxyl terminal domain of Bcl-XL
Angélica Ospina, Alfredo Lagunas-Martínez, Julián Pardo, José A. Carrodeguas
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014579311006028

PNAS Plus: A molecular switch that governs mitochondrial fusion and fission mediated by the BCL2-like protein CED-9 of Caenorhabditis elegans
Yun Lu, Stéphane G. Rolland, and Barbara Conradt
http://www.pnas.org/content/108/41/E813.abstract?etoc

Pro-apoptotic activity of inhibitory PAS domain protein (IPAS), a negative regulator of HIF-1, through binding to pro-survival Bcl-2 family proteins
S Torii, Y Goto, T Ishizawa, H Hoshi, K Goryo, K Yasumoto, H Fukumura and K Sogawa
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v18/n11/abs/cdd201147a.html?WT.ec_id=CDD-201111

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Death receptor signaling
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The Adaptor Protein FADD Protects Epidermal Keratinocytes from Necroptosis In Vivo and Prevents Skin Inflammation
M.C. Bonnet, D. Preukschat, P.-S. Welz, G. van Loo, M.A. Ermolaeva, W. Bloch, I. Haase, and M. Pasparakis
http://www.cell.com/immunity/abstract/S1074-7613(11)00401-8?switch=standard

The Prevalence of TNFα-Induced Necrosis over Apoptosis Is Determined by TAK1-RIP1 Interplay
Seda Çöl Arslan, Claus Scheidereit
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0026069

PNAS Plus: A whole-genome RNAi screen identifies an 8q22 gene cluster that inhibits death receptor-mediated apoptosis
Nicholas Dompe, Celina Sanchez Rivers, Li Li, Shaun Cordes, Martin Schwickart, Elizabeth A. Punnoose, Lukas Amler, Somasekar Seshagiri, Jerry Tang, Zora Modrusan, and David P. Davis
http://www.pnas.org/content/108/43/E943.abstract?etoc

Caspase-8 activity has an essential role in CD95/Fas-mediated MAPK activation
A M M Kober, S Legewie, C Pforr, N Fricker, R Eils, P H Krammer and I N Lavrik
http://www.nature.com/cddis/journal/v2/n10/abs/cddis201193a.html?WT.ec_id=CDDIS-201110

GMDS deficiency renders colon cancer cells resistant to TRAIL receptor- and CD95-mediated apoptosis by inhibiting complex II formation
Kenta Moriwaki, Shinichiro Shinzaki, and Eiji Miyoshi
http://www.jbc.org/cgi/content/abstract/M111.262741v1

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Caspases and IAPs
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Virus-Tumor Interactome Screen Reveals ER Stress Response Can Reprogram Resistant Cancers for Oncolytic Virus-Triggered Caspase-2 Cell Death
D.J. Mahoney, C. Lefebvre, K. Allan, J. Brun, C.A. Sanaei, S. Baird, N. Pearce, S. Grönberg, B. Wilson, M. Prakesh, A. Aman, M. Isaac, A. Mamai, D. Uehling, R. Al-Awar, T. Falls, T. Alain, and D.F. Stojdl
http://www.cell.com/cancer-cell/abstract/S1535-6108%2811%2900353-9

Caspase-8 inactivation in T cells increases necroptosis and suppresses autoimmunity in Bim-/- mice
Toshiyuki Bohgaki, Julien Mozo, Leonardo Salmena, Elzbieta Matysiak-Zablocki, Miyuki Bohgaki, Otto Sanchez, Andreas Strasser, Anne Hakem, and Razqallah Hakem
http://jcb.rupress.org/cgi/content/abstract/195/2/277?etoc

Caspase deficiency alters the murine gut microbiome
B M Brinkman, F Hildebrand, M Kubica, D Goosens, J Del Favero, W Declercq, J Raes and P Vandenabeele
http://www.nature.com/cddis/journal/v2/n10/abs/cddis2011101a.html?WT.ec_id=CDDIS-201110

Drosophila IAP1-Mediated Ubiquitylation Controls Activation of the Initiator Caspase DRONC Independent of Protein Degradation
Tom V. Lee, Yun Fan, Shiuan Wang, Mayank Srivastava, Meike Broemer, Pascal Meier, Andreas Bergmann
http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1002261

Antagonists Induce a Conformational Change in cIAP1 That Promotes Autoubiquitination
Erin C. Dueber, Allyn J. Schoeffler, Andreas Lingel, J. Michael Elliott,2 Anna V. Fedorova,1
Anthony M. Giannetti,3 Kerry Zobel,1 Brigitte Maurer,4 Eugene Varfolomeev, Ping Wu,4
Heidi J. A. Wallweber,4 Sarah G. Hymowitz,4 Kurt Deshayes,1 Domagoj Vucic, Wayne J. Fairbrother
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/334/6054/376

The conservation and uniqueness of the caspase family in the basal chordate, amphioxus
Xu L, Yuan S, Li J, Huang S, Ruan J, Yang M, Huang H, Chen S, Ren Z, Xu A
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7007/9/60/abstract

Caspase-3 deficiency reveals a physiologic role for Smac/DIABLO in regulating programmed cell death
K K W Hui, A K Kanungo, A J Elia and J T Henderson
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v18/n11/full/cdd201150a.html

Non-canonical inflammasome activation targets caspase-11.
Nobuhiko Kayagaki, Søren Warming,2 Mohamed Lamkanfi, Lieselotte Vande Walle,3, 4 Salina Louie,1 Jennifer Dong,1 Kim Newton,1 Yan Qu,1 Jinfeng Liu,5 Sherry Heldens,2 Juan Zhang,6 Wyne P. Lee,6 Merone Roose-Girma & Vishva M. Dixit
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature10558.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20111020

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Miscellaneous
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Microtubule-associated protein 1 light chain 3 alpha (LC3)-associated phagocytosis is required for the efficient clearance of dead cells
Jennifer Martinez, Johann Almendinger, Andrew Oberst, Rachel Ness, Christopher P. Dillon, Patrick Fitzgerald, Michael O. Hengartner, and Douglas R. Green
http://www.pnas.org/content/108/42/17396.long

Apaf1 plays a pro-survival role by regulating centrosome morphology and function
Elisabetta Ferraro, Maria Grazia Pesaresi, Daniela De Zio, Maria Teresa Cencioni, Anne Gortat, Mauro Cozzolino, Libera Berghella, Anna Maria Salvatore, Bjorn Oettinghaus, Luca Scorrano, Enrique Pérez-Payà, and Francesco Cecconi
http://jcs.biologists.org/cgi/content/abstract/124/20/3450

Endonuclease G is a novel determinant of cardiac hypertrophy and mitochondrial function.
McDermott-Roe C, Ye J, Ahmed R, Sun XM, Serafín A, Ware J, Bottolo L, Muckett P, Cañas X, Zhang J, Rowe GC, Buchan R, Lu H, Braithwaite A, Mancini M, Hauton D, Martí R, García-Arumí E, Hubner N, Jacob H, Serikawa T, Zidek V, Papousek F, Kolar F, Cardona M, Ruiz-Meana M, García-Dorado D, Comella JX, Felkin LE, Barton PJ, Arany Z, Pravenec M, Petretto E, Sanchis D, Cook SA.
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v478/n7367/full/nature10490.html

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Reviews
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It cuts both ways: reconciling the dual roles of caspase 8 in cell death and survival
Andrew Oberst & Douglas R. Green
http://www.nature.com/nrm/journal/v12/n11/full/nrm3214.html?WT.ec_id=NRM-201111

RIPK-Dependent Necrosis and Its Regulation by Caspases: A Mystery in Five Acts
D.R. Green, A. Oberst, C.P. Dillon, R. Weinlich, and G.S. Salvesen
http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/abstract/S1097-2765%2811%2900714-3

Ripped to death
Ricardo Weinlich, Christopher P. Dillon, Douglas R. Green
http://www.cell.com/trends/cell-biology/abstract/S0962-8924(11)00176-0

The End and After: How Dying Cells Impact the Living Organism
D.R. Green
http://www.cell.com/immunity/fulltext/S1074-7613(11)00407-9?large_figure=true

Beginnings of a Good Apoptotic Meal: The Find-Me and Eat-Me Signaling Pathways
K.S. Ravichandran
http://www.cell.com/immunity/fulltext/S1074-7613(11)00364-5

Cell Death in the Maintenance and Abrogation of Tolerance: The Five Ws of Dying Cells
T.S. Griffith and T.A. Ferguson
http://www.cell.com/immunity/fulltext/S1074-7613(11)00357-8

Tumor Promotion via Injury and Death-Induced Inflammation
A. Kuraishy, M. Karin, and S.I. Grivennikov
http://www.cell.com/immunity/fulltext/S1074-7613(11)00366-9

Dying to Replicate: The Orchestration of the Viral Life Cycle, Cell Death Pathways, and Immunity
N. Yatim and M.L. Albert
http://www.cell.com/immunity/fulltext/S1074-7613(11)00415-8

The executioners sing a new song: killer caspases activate microglia
J L Venero, M A Burguillos, P Brundin and B Joseph
http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v18/n11/abs/cdd2011107a.html?WT.ec_id=CDD-201111

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Comments
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Apaf1 balances life and death
http://jcs.biologists.org/cgi/content/full/124/20/e2005

Snapshot
Caspases
G.S. Salvesen and A. Ashkenazi
http://download.cell.com/pdf/PIIS009286741101141X.pdf

Allowing Apoptosis
Valda K. Vinson
Antagonist binding to an apoptosis inhibitor releases inhibition by promoting dimerization required for autoubiquitination.
http://stke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/sigtrans;4/196/ec298

Evading Apoptosis to Promote Persistent Infection
Nancy R. Gough
By stimulating the production of an alternatively spliced antagonistic form of TRAIL, HIV-infected cells escape apoptotic death.
http://stke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/sigtrans;4/195/ec293

Dual Face Apoptotic Machinery: From Initiator of Apoptosis to Guardian of Necroptosis
W. Declercq, N. Takahashi, and P. Vandenabeele
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1074761311004122

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