ApoList – May 2018

Bcl-2 family proteins

Embryogenesis and Adult Life in the Absence of Intrinsic Apoptosis Effectors BAX, BAK, and BOK
Francine F.S. Ke, Hannah K. Vanyai, Angus D. Cowan, Alex R.D. Delbridge, Lachlan Whitehead, Stephanie Grabow, Peter E. Czabotar, Anne K. Voss, Andreas Strasser

Intrinsic Instability of BOK Enables Membrane Permeabilization in Apoptosis
Janet H. Zheng, Christy R. Grace, Cristina D. Guibao, Dan E. McNamara, Fabien Llambi, Yue-Ming Wang, Taosheng Chen, Tudor Moldoveanu

Analysis of neuronal phosphoproteome reveals PINK1 regulation of BAD function and cell death
Huida Wan, Bin Tang, Xun Liao, Qiufang Zeng, Zhuohua Zhang & Lujian Liao

Disruption of the beclin 1–BCL2 autophagy regulatory complex promotes longevity in mice
Álvaro F. Fernández, Salwa Sebti, Yongjie Wei, Zhongju Zou, Mingjun Shi, Kathryn L. McMillan, Congcong He, Tabitha Ting, Yang Liu, Wei-Chung Chiang, Denise K. Marciano, Gabriele G. Schiattarella, Govind Bhagat, Orson W. Moe, Ming Chang Hu & Beth Levine

Federico Lucantoni, Heiko Düssmann, Irene Llorente-Folch, and Jochen H.M. Prehn

Martin C. Pearce, John T. Gamble, Prasad R. Kopparapu, Edmond F. O’Donnell, Monica J. Mueller, Hyo Sang Jang,Julie A. Greenwood, Arnold C. Satterthwait, Roberta L. Tanguay, Xiao-Kun Zhang,  and  Siva Kumar Kolluri

Loss of PUMA protects the ovarian reserve during DNA-damaging chemotherapy and preserves fertility
Quynh-Nhu Nguyen, Nadeen Zerafa, Seng H. Liew, F. Hamish Morgan, Andreas Strasser, Clare L. Scott, Jock K. Findlay, Martha Hickey & Karla J. Hutt

Cotargeting BCL-2 and PI3K Induces BAX-Dependent Mitochondrial Apoptosis in AML Cells
Mohamed Rahmani, Jewel Nkwocha, Elisa Hawkins, Xinyan Pei, Rebecca E. Parker, Maciej Kmieciak, Joel D. Leverson, Deepak Sampath, Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez and Steven Grant

Bcl-2 Protein Targeting by the p53/p21 Complex—Letter
Liz J. Hernandez Borrero, Rahmat Sikder, Amriti Lulla, Prashanth Gokare, Paulo R. Del Valle, Xiaobing Tian, Shengliang Zhang, Philip H. Abbosh and Wafik S. El-Deiry

Bcl-2 Protein Targeting by the p53/p21 Complex—Response
Eun Mi Kim, Jongdoo Kim and Hong-Duck Um

Death receptors and IAPs

N-glycosylation of mouse TRAIL-R restrains TRAIL-induced apoptosis
Yann Estornes, Yves Dondelinger, Kathrin Weber, Inge Bruggeman, Adam Peall, Marion MacFarlane, Serge Lebecque, Peter Vandenabeele & Mathieu J. M. Bertrand

Inhibitor of apoptosis proteins are required for effective fusion of autophagosomes with lysosomes
Sylwia Gradzka, Oliver S. Thomas, Oliver Kretz, Aladin Haimovici, Lazaros. Vasilikos, Wendy Wei-Lynn Wong, Georg Häcker & Ian E. Gentle


Caspase-3 Regulates YAP-Dependent Cell Proliferation and Organ Size
Yahav Yosefzon, Despina Soteriou, Alona Feldman, Lana Kostic, Elle Koren, Samara Brown, Roi Ankawa, Egor Sedov, Fabian Glaser, Yaron Fuchs

Plasma Membrane Localization of Apoptotic Caspases for Non-apoptotic Functions
Alla Amcheslavsky, Shiuan Wang, Caitlin E. Fogarty, Jillian L. Lindblad, Yun Fan, Andreas Bergmann

Balance between senescence and apoptosis is regulated by telomere damage–induced association between p16 and caspase-3
Shanmugam Panneer Selvam, Braden M Roth, Rose Nganga, Jisun Kim, Marion A Cooley, Kristi L. Helke, Charles D. Smith and Besim Ogretmen

Caspase-3 suppresses diethylnitrosamine-induced hepatocyte death, compensatory proliferation and hepatocarcinogenesis through inhibiting p38 activation
Na Shang, Thomas Bank, Xianzhong Ding, Peter Breslin, Jun Li, Baomin Shi & Wei Qiu

Caspase-mediated cleavage of the centrosomal proteins during apoptosis
Mi Young Seo & Kunsoo Rhee

Mutations in the P10 region of procaspase-8 lead to chemotherapy resistance in acute myeloid leukemia by impairing procaspase-8 dimerization
Ming Li, Xiao-Mo Wu, Ju Gao, Fen Yang, Cui-Lin Zhang, Kun Ke, Ying-Chao Wang, You-Shi Zheng, Jian-Feng Yao, Ying-Ying Guan, Xuan Chen, Juan Chen, Xiao-Long Liu & Xiao-Yu Yang

RIK1 / Necroptosis

The Structure of the Necrosome RIPK1-RIPK3 Core, a Human Hetero-Amyloid Signaling Complex
Miguel Mompeán, Wenbo Li, Jixi Li, Ségolène Laage, Ansgar B. Siemer, Gunes Bozkurt, Hao Wu, Ann E. McDermott

RIPK1 Binds MCU to Mediate Induction of Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uptake and Promotes Colorectal Oncogenesis
Fanxin Zeng, Xiao Chen, Weiyi Cui, Wei Wen, Fujian Lu, Xueting Sun, Dongwei Ma, Ye Yuan, Zezhong Li, Ning Hou, Hong Zhao, Xinyu Bi, Jianjun Zhao, Jianguo Zhou, Yan Zhang, Rui-Ping Xiao, Jianqiang Cai and Xiuqin Zhang

Triad3a induces the degradation of early necrosome to limit RipK1-dependent cytokine production and necroptosis
Norah A. Alturki, Scott McComb, Ardeshir Ariana, Dikchha Rijal, Robert G. Korneluk, Shao-Cong Sun, Emad Alnemri & Subash Sad

Efferocytosis / immunogenicity

NADPH oxidase activation regulates apoptotic neutrophil clearance by murine macrophages
Juhi Bagaitkar, Jing Huang, Melody Yue Zeng, Nancy K. Pech, Darlene A. Monlish, Lizet J. Perez-Zapata, Irina Miralda, Laura G. Schuettpelz and
Mary C. Dinauer

Repeated Exposure of Epithelial Cells to Apoptotic Cells Induces the Specific Selection of an Adaptive Phenotype: Implications for Tumorigenesis
Lanfei Feng, Snezana Vujicic, Michael E Dietrich, Natalia Litbarg, Suman Setty, Angelika Antoni, Joyce Rauch and Jerrold S Levine

Apoptotic cell–induced AhR activity is required for immunological tolerance and suppression of systemic lupus erythematosus in mice and humans
Rahul Shinde  Kebria Hezaveh, Marie Jo Halaby, Andreas Kloetgen, Ankur Chakravarthy, Tiago da Silva Medina, Reema Deol, Kieran P. Manion, Yuriy Baglaenko, Maria Eldh, Sara Lamorte, Drew Wallace, Sathi Babu Chodisetti, Buvana Ravishankar, Haiyun Liu, Kapil Chaudhary, David H. Munn, Aristotelis Tsirigos, Michael Madaio, Susanne Gabrielsson, Zahi Touma, Joan Wither, Daniel D. De Carvalho & Tracy L. McGaha

Extrinsic Phagocyte-Dependent STING Signaling Dictates the Immunogenicity of Dying Cells
Jeonghyun Ahn, Tianli Xia, Ailem Rabasa Capote, Dillon Betancourt, Glen N. Barber

C. elegans Blastomeres Clear the Corpse of the Second Polar Body by LC3-Associated Phagocytosis
Gholamreza Fazeli, Maurice Stetter, Jaime N. Lisack, Ann M. Wehman



PNPT1 Release from Mitochondria during Apoptosis Triggers Decay of Poly(A) RNAs
Xing Liu, Rui Fu4, Youdong Pan, Karla F. Meza-Sosa, Zhibin Zhang, Judy Lieberman

Neutrophil extracellular traps promote macrophage pyroptosis in sepsis
Linsong Chen, Yanfeng Zhao, Dengming Lai, Peng Zhang, Yang Yang, Yuehua Li, Ke Fei, Gening Jiang & Jie Fan


Radiation-Induced Cardiovascular Toxicity: Mechanisms, Prevention, and Treatment
Johan Spetz, Javid Moslehi, Kristopher Sarosiek

Regulation of lipid peroxidation and ferroptosis in diverse species
Marcus Conrad, Valerian E. Kagan, Hülya Bayir, Gabriela C. Pagnussat,  Brian Head, Maret G. Traber and Brent R. Stockwell

Apoptotic Caspases: Multiple or Mistaken Identities?
Kate McArthur, Benjamin T. Kile


Better Together: A Hybrid Amyloid Signals Necroptosis
Dan Li, Cong Liu

RIP3 is an upregulator of aerobic metabolism and the enhanced respiration by necrosomal RIP3 feeds back on necrosome to promote necroptosis
Xingfeng Qiu, Yingying Zhang & Jiahuai Han

How do thymic epithelial cells die?
Reema Jain, Justine D. Mintern, Iris Tan, Grant Dewson, Andreas Strasser & Daniel H. D. Gray


ApoList – April 2018

Bcl-2 family proteins

PUMA amplifies necroptosis signaling by activating cytosolic DNA sensors
Dongshi Chen, Jingshan Tong, Liheng Yang, Liang Wei, Donna B. Stolz, Jian Yu, Jianke Zhang, and Lin Zhang

Increased A20-E3 ubiquitin ligase interactions in bid-deficient glia attenuate TLR3- and TLR4-induced inflammation
Sinéad Kinsella, Michael Fichtner, Orla Watters, Hans-Georg König and Jochen H. M. Prehn

The oncogenic tyrosine kinase Lyn impairs the pro-apoptotic function of Bim
Lazaro E. Aira, Elodie Villa, Pascal Colosetti, Parvati Gamas, Laurie Signetti, Sandrine Obba, Emma Proics, Fabien Gautier, Béatrice Bailly-Maitre, Arnaud Jacquel, Guillaume Robert, Frédéric Luciano, Philippe P. Juin, Jean-Ehrland Ricci, Patrick Auberger & Sandrine Marchetti

Bax retrotranslocation potentiates Bcl-xL’s antiapoptotic activity and is essential for switch-like transitions between MOMP competency and resistance
Annika Hantusch, Kushal K. Das, Ana J. García-Sáez, Thomas Brunner & Markus Rehm

Folding and binding pathways of BH3-only proteins are encoded within their intrinsically disordered sequence, not templated by partner proteins
Michael D. Crabtree, Carolina A. T. F. Mendonça, Quenton R. Bubb and Jane Clarke

Requirement of GSK-3 for PUMA induction upon loss of pro-survival PI3K signaling
Florian Schubert, Juliane Rapp, Prisca Brauns-Schubert, Lisa Schlicher, Kerstin Stock, Manuela Wissler, Martina Weiß, Céline Charvet, Christoph Borner & Ulrich Maurer

Venetoclax for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who progressed during or after idelalisib therapy
Steven Coutre, Michael Choi, Richard R. Furman, Herbert Eradat, Leonard Heffner, Jeffrey A. Jones, Brenda Chyla, Lang Zhou, Suresh Agarwal, Tina Waskiewicz, Maria Verdugo, Rod A. Humerickhouse, Jalaja Potluri, William G. Wierda and Matthew S. Davids

Veronika Reidel, Johanna Kauschinger, Richard T. Hauch, Catharina Müller-Thomas, Niroshan Nadarajah, Rainer Burgkart, Burkhard Schmidt, Dirk Hempel, Anne Jacob, Julia Slotta-Huspenina, Ulrike Höckendorf, Christian Peschel, Wolfgang Kern, Torsten Haferlach, Katharina S. Götze, Stefanie Jilg, and Philipp J. Jost

Targeting PLK1 overcomes T-DM1 resistance via CDK1-dependent phosphorylation and inactivation of Bcl-2/xL in HER2-positive breast cancer
Özge Saatci, Simone Borgoni, Özge Akbulut, Selvi Durmus, Umar Raza , Erol Eyüpoğlu , Can Alkan , Aytekin Akyol , Özgür Kütük, Stefan Wiemann & Özgür Şahin

Differential role of FL-BID and t-BID during verotoxin-1-induced apoptosis in Burkitt’s lymphoma cells
Justine Debernardi, Emilie Hollville, Marc Lipinski, Joëlle Wiels & Aude Robert

Death receptors

LUBAC is essential for embryogenesis by preventing cell death and enabling haematopoiesis
Nieves Peltzer, Maurice Darding, Antonella Montinaro, Peter Draber, Helena Draberova, Sebastian Kupka, Eva Rieser, Amanda Fisher, Ciaran Hutchinson, Lucia Taraborrelli, Torsten Hartwig, Elodie Lafont, Tobias L. Haas, Yutaka Shimizu, Charlotta Böiers, Aida Sarr, James Rickard, Silvia Alvarez-Diaz, Michael T. Ashworth, Allison Beal, Tariq Enver, John Bertin, William Kaiser, Andreas Strasser, John Silke, Philippe Bouillet & Henning Walczak

Mind Bomb Regulates Cell Death during TNF Signaling by Suppressing RIPK1’s Cytotoxic Potential
Rebecca Feltham, Kunzah Jamal, Tencho Tenev, Gianmaria Liccardi, Isabel Jaco, Celia Monteiro Domingues, Otto Morris, Sidonie Wicky John, Alessandro Annibaldi, Marcella Widya, Conor J. Kearney, Danielle Clancy, Paul R. Elliott, Timo Glatter, Qi Qiao, Andrew J. Thompson, Alexey Nesvizhskii, Alexander Schmidt, David Komander, Hao Wu, Seamus Martin, Pascal Meier

S-Nitrosylation of cIAP1 Switches Cancer Cell Fate from TNFα/TNFR1-Mediated Cell Survival to Cell Death
Sabrina Romagny, Sarra Bouaouiche, Géraldine Lucchi, Patrick Ducoroy, Jean B. Bertoldo, Hernan Terenzi, Ali Bettaieb and Stéphanie Plenchette

Small tumor necrosis factor receptor biologics inhibit the tumor necrosis factor-p38 signalling axis and inflammation
Violet R. Mukaro, Alex Quach, Michelle E. Gahan, Bernadette Boog, Zhi H. Huang, Xiuhui Gao, Carol Haddad, Suresh Mahalingam, Charles S. Hii & Antonio Ferrante

Cytokeratin 8/18 protects breast cancer cell lines from TRAIL-induced apoptosis
William P. Bozza, Yaqin Zhang,  and  Baolin Zhang

The novel TRAIL-receptor agonist APG350 exerts superior therapeutic activity in pancreatic cancer cells
Karen Legler, Charlotte Hauser, Jan-Hendrik Egberts, Anna Willms, Carola Heneweer, Susann Boretius, Christoph Röcken, Claus-Christian Glüer, Thomas Becker, Michael Kluge, Oliver Hill, Christian Gieffers, Harald Fricke, Holger Kalthoff, Johannes Lemke & Anna Trauzold


Caspase-9 CARD : core domain interactions require a properly formed active site
Kristen L. Huber, Banyuhay P. Serrano and Jeanne A. Hardy

Suppressed translation as a mechanism of initiation of CASP8 (caspase 8)-dependent apoptosis in autophagy-deficient NSCLC cells under nutrient limitation
Giulia Allavena, Francesca Cuomo, Georg Baumgartner, Tadeja Bele, Alexander Yarar Sellgren, Kyaw Soe Oo, Kaylee Johnson, Vladimir Gogvadze, Boris Zhivotovsky & Vitaliy O Kaminskyy


TWEAK and RIPK1 mediate a second wave of cell death during AKI
Diego Martin-Sanchez, Miguel Fontecha-Barriuso, Susana Carrasco, Maria Dolores Sanchez-Niño, Anne von Mässenhausen, Andreas Linkermann, Pablo Cannata-Ortiz, Marta Ruiz-Ortega, Jesus Egido, Alberto Ortiz, and Ana Belen Sanz

Phenytoin inhibits necroptosis
Anne von Mässenhausen, Wulf Tonnus, Nina Himmerkus, Simon Parmentier, Danish Saleh, Diego Rodriguez, Jiraporn Ousingsawat, Rosalind L. Ang, Joel M. Weinberg, Ana B. Sanz, Alberto Ortiz, Adrian Zierleyn, Jan Ulrich Becker, Blandine Baratte, Nathalie Desban, Stéphane Bach, Ina Maria Schiessl, Shoko Nogusa, Siddharth Balachandran, Hans Joachim Anders, Adrian T. Ting, Markus Bleich, Alexei Degterev, Karl Kunzelmann, Stefan R. Bornstein, Douglas R. Green, Christian Hugo & Andreas Linkermann

Proteasome inhibition blocks necroptosis by attenuating death complex aggregation
Mohammad Ali & Edward S. Mocarski

RIP kinase 1–dependent endothelial necroptosis underlies systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Matija Zelic, Justine E. Roderick, Joanne A. O’Donnell, Jesse Lehman, Sung Eun Lim, Harish P. Janardhan, Chinmay M. Trivedi, Manolis Pasparakis, and Michelle A. Kelliher

Necroptosis promotes cell-autonomous activation of proinflammatory cytokine gene expression
Kezhou Zhu, Wei Liang, Zaijun Ma, Daichao Xu, Shuangyi Cao, Xiaojuan Lu, Nan Liu, Bing Shan, Lihui Qian & Junying Yuanhttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41419-018-0524-y

Lysosomal damage after spinal cord injury causes accumulation of RIPK1 and RIPK3 proteins and potentiation of necroptosis
Shuo Liu, Yun Li, Harry M. C. Choi, Chinmoy Sarkar, Eugene Y. Koh Junfang Wu & Marta M. Lipinski


Oxidative stress alters mitochondrial bioenergetics and modifies pancreatic cell death independently of cyclophilin D, resulting in an apoptosis-to-necrosis shift
Jane A Armstrong, Nicole J Cash, Yulin Ouyang, Jack C Morton, Michael Chvanov, Diane Latawiec, Muhammad Awais, Alexei V Tepikin, Robert Sutton and David N Criddle

Cytochrome c speeds up caspase cascade activation by blocking 14-3-3ε-dependent Apaf-1 inhibition
Carlos A. Elena-Real, Antonio Díaz-Quintana, Katiuska González-Arzola, Adrián Velázquez-Campoy, Mar Orzáez, Abelardo López-Rivas, Sergio Gil-Caballero, Miguel Á. De la Rosa & Irene Díaz-Moreno


Apoptosis-Inducing Factor (AIF) in Physiology and Disease: The Tale of a Repented Natural Born Killer
Daniele Bano,  Jochen H.M. Prehn

Neuronal Cell Death
Michael Fricker, Aviva M. Tolkovsky, Vilmante Borutaite , Michael Coleman, and Guy C. Brown

Regulation of TNF-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand Signaling by Glycosylation
Olivier Micheau

Comments / other

Caspase substrates won’t be defined by a four-letter code
Paul J. Baker and Seth L. Masters

BAX and BAK at the Gates of Innate Immunity
Lorenzo Galluzzi, Claire Vanpouille-Box

Evolution of an allosteric “off switch” in apoptotic caspases
Andrew B. Herr

Venetoclax after idelalisib: relevant progress for CLL
Francesc Bosch and Michael Hallek

Selenium and iron, two elemental rivals in the ferroptotic death process
Irina Ingold and Marcus Conrad

John Sulston (1942–2018)
Martin Chalfie

ApoList – March 2018

Bcl-2 family proteins

Mcl-1 and Bcl-xL sequestration of Bak confers differential resistance to BH3-only proteins
Colin Hockings, Amber E. Alsop, Stephanie C. Fennell, Erinna F. Lee, W. Douglas Fairlie, Grant Dewson & Ruth M. Kluck

Breast Cancer Targeting through Inhibition of the Endoplasmic Reticulum-Based Apoptosis Regulator Nrh/BCL2L10
Adrien Nougarede, Nikolay Popgeorgiev, Loay Kassem, Soleilmane Omarjee, Stephane Borel, Ivan Mikaelian, Jonathan Lopez, Rudy Gadet, Olivier Marcillat, Isabelle Treilleux, Bruno O. Villoutreix, Ruth Rimokh and Germain Gillet

Anti-apoptotic A1 is not essential for lymphoma development in Eµ-Myc mice but helps sustain transplanted Eµ-Myc tumour cells
Mark Mensink, Natasha S. Anstee, Mikara Robati, Robyn L. Schenk, Marco J. Herold, Suzanne Cory & Cassandra J. Vandenberg

Transmembrane E3 ligase RNF183 mediates ER stress-induced apoptosis by degrading Bcl-xL
Yanfang Wu, Xia Li, Junying Jia, Yanpeng Zhang, Jing Li, Zhengmao Zhu, Huaqing Wang, Jie Tang, and Junjie Hu

Anna Tutusaus, Milica Stefanovic, Loreto Boix, Blanca Cucarull, Aynara Zamora, Laura Blasco, Pablo García de Frutos, Maria Reig, Jose C. Fernandez-Checa, Montserrat Marí, Anna Colell, Jordi Bruix,  and  Albert Morales

Philip D. Dunne, Helen G. Coleman, Peter Bankhead, Matthew Alderdice, Ronan T. Gray, Stephen McQuaid,Victoria Bingham, Maurice B. Loughrey, Jacqueline A. James, Amy M. B. McCorry, Alan Gilmore, Caitriona Holohan,Dirk Klingbiel, Sabine Tejpar, Patrick G. Johnston, Darragh G. McArt, Federica Di Nicolantonio, Daniel B. Longley, and  Mark Lawler

Death receptors

Fas Promotes T Helper 17 Cell Differentiation and Inhibits T Helper 1 Cell Development by Binding and Sequestering Transcription Factor STAT1
Gerd Meyer zu Horste, Dariusz Przybylski, Markus A. Schramm, Chao Wang, Alexandra Schnell, Youjin Lee, Raymond Sobel, Aviv Regev, Vijay K. Kuchroo

The Fas/Fap-1/Cav-1 complex regulates IL-1RA secretion in mesenchymal stem cells to accelerate wound healing
Xiaoxing Kou , Xingtian Xu, Chider Chen, Maria Laura Sanmillan, Tao Cai, Yanheng Zhou, Claudio Giraudo, Anh Le, Songtao Shi

DDIAS suppresses TRAIL-mediated apoptosis by inhibiting DISC formation and destabilizing caspase-8 in cancer cells
Joo-Young Im, Bo-Kyung Kim, Ji-Young Lee, Seung-Ho Park, Hyun Seung BanKyeong Eun Jung &
Misun Won

Glycogen synthase kinase-3ß inhibition promotes lysosome-dependent degradation of c-FLIPL in hepatocellular carcinoma
Na Zhang, Xiaojia Liu, Lu Liu, Zhesong Deng, Qingxuan Zeng, Weiqiang Pang, Yang Liu, Danqing Song & Hongbin Deng

Glutamine metabolism regulates FLIP expression and sensitivity to TRAIL in triple-negative breast cancer cells
Marta Mauro-Lizcano & Abelardo López-Rivas

Haley M. Simpson, Aki Furusawa, Kavitha Sadashivaiah, Curt I. Civin, and Arnob Banerjee

Anna Makowska, Lora Wahab, Till Braunschweig, Nikiforos-Ioannis Kapetanakis, Christian Vokuhl, Bernd Denecke,Lian Shen, Pierre Busson, and Udo Kontny

Caspases, metacaspases, IAPs

The anti-caspase inhibitor Q-VD-OPH prevents AIDS disease progression in SIV-infected rhesus macaques
Mireille Laforge, Ricardo Silvestre, Vasco Rodrigues, Julie Garibal, Laure Campillo-Gimenez, Shahul Mouhamad, Valérie Monceaux, Marie-Christine Cumont, Henintsoa Rabezanahary, Alain Pruvost, Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva, Bruno Hurtrel, Guido Silvestri, Anna Senik, and Jérôme Estaquier

DNA‐damage inducible protein 1 is a conserved metacaspase substrate that is cleaved and further destabilized in yeast under specific metabolic conditions
León A. Bouvier, Gabriela T. Niemirowicz, Emir Salas‐Sarduy, Juan José Cazzulo, Vanina E. Alvarez

Effect of phosphorylation and single nucleotide polymorphisms on caspase substrates processing
Sonu Kumar & Piotr Cieplak

XIAP Regulation by MNK Links MAPK and NFκB Signaling to Determine an Aggressive Breast Cancer Phenotype
Myron K. Evans, Michael C. Brown, Joseph Geradts, Xuhui Bao, Timothy J. Robinson, Mohit Kumar Jolly, Peter B. Vermeulen, Gregory M. Palmer, Matthias Gromeier, Herbert Levine, Michael A. Morse, Steven J. Van Laere and Gayathri R. Devi


Autophagy induced during apoptosis degrades mitochondria and inhibits type I interferon secretion
Lisa M. Lindqvist, Daniel Frank, Kate McArthur, Toby A. Dite, Michael Lazarou, Jonathan S. Oakhill, Benjamin T. Kile & David L. Vaux

Necroptosis, RIPK1

CRISPR whole-genome screening identifies new necroptosis regulators and RIPK1 alternative splicing
Marinella G. Callow, Colin Watanabe, Katherine E. Wickliffe, Russell Bainer, Sarah Kummerfield, Julie Weng, Trinna Cuellar, Vasantharajan Janakiraman, Honglin Chen, Ben Chih, Yuxin Liang, Benjamin Haley, Kim Newton & Michael R. Costa

TAK1 restricts spontaneous NLRP3 activation and cell death to control myeloid proliferation
R.K. Subbarao Malireddi, Prajwal Gurung, Jayadev Mavuluri, Tejasvi Krishna Dasari, Jeffery M. Klco, Hongbo Chi, Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti

Other forms of regulated necrosis

Determination of the subcellular localization and mechanism of action of ferrostatins in suppressing ferroptosis
Michael M. Gaschler, Fanghao Hu, Huizhong Feng, Andreas Linkermann, Wei Min, and Brent R. Stockwell

Gasdermin D Exerts Anti-inflammatory Effects by Promoting Neutrophil Death
Hiroto Kambara, Fei Liu, Xiaoyu Zhang, Peng Liu, Besnik Bajrami, Yan Teng, Li Zhao, Shiyi Zhou, Hongbo Yu, Weidong Zhou, Leslie E. Silberstein, Tao Cheng, Mingzhe Han, Yuanfu Xu, Hongbo R. Luo

Contribution of TMEM16F to pyroptotic cell death
Jiraporn Ousingsawat, Podchanart Wanitchakool, Rainer Schreiber & Karl Kunzelmann

Loss of Cdk5 in breast cancer cells promotes ROS-mediated cell death through dysregulation of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore
Saranya Navaneetha Krishnan, Jesusa L. Rosales & Ki-Young Lee


Diminished apoptotic priming and ATM signalling confer a survival advantage onto aged haematopoietic stem cells in response to DNA damage
Paula Gutierrez-Martinez, Leah Hogdal, Manavi Nagai, Miriama Kruta, Rumani Singh, Kristopher Sarosiek, Andre Nussenzweig, Isabel Beerman, Anthony Letai & Derrick J. Rossi

Autophagy Inhibition Mediates Apoptosis Sensitization in Cancer Therapy by Relieving FOXO3a Turnover
Brent E. Fitzwalter, Christina G. Towers, Kelly D. Sullivan, Zdenek Andrysik, Maria Hoh, Michael Ludwig, Jim O’Prey, Kevin M. Ryan, Joaquin M. Espinosa, Michael J. Morgan, Andrew Thorburn

Reviews / comments

Perturbing mitosis for anti‐cancer therapy: is cell death the only answer?
Manuel Haschka, Gerlinde Karbon, Luca L Fava and Andreas Villunger

Nonapoptotic functions of Fas/CD95 in the immune response
Jean-Philippe Guégan and Patrick Legembre

Necroptosis in development and diseases
Bing Shan, Heling Pan, Ayaz Najafov and Junying Yuan

All about the caspase-dependent functions without cell death
Luis Alberto Baena-Lopez

FOXO3a Provides a Quickstep from Autophagy Inhibition to Apoptosis in Cancer Therapy
Patrice Codogno, Etienne Morel

ApoList – February 2018

Bcl-2 family proteins
BAK/BAX macropores facilitate mitochondrial herniation and mtDNA efflux during apoptosis
Kate McArthur, Lachlan W. Whitehead, John M. Heddleston, Lucy Li, Benjamin S. Padman, Viola Oorschot, Niall D. Geoghegan, Stephane Chappaz, Sophia Davidson, Hui San Chin, Rachael M. Lane, Marija Dramicanin, Tahnee L. Saunders, Canny Sugiana, Romina Lessene, Laura D. Osellame, Teng-Leong Chew, Grant Dewson, Michael Lazarou, Georg Ramm, Guillaume Lessene, Michael T. Ryan, Kelly L. Rogers, Mark F. van Delft, Benjamin T. Kile
Dynamic Regulation of Long-Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation by a Noncanonical Interaction between the MCL-1 BH3 Helix and VLCAD
Silvia Escudero, Elma Zaganjor, Susan Lee, Christopher P. Mill, Ann M. Morgan, Emily B. Crawford, Jiahao Chen, Thomas E. Wales, Rida Mourtada, James Luccarelli, Gregory H. Bird, Ulrich Steidl, John R. Engen, Marcia C. Haigis, Joseph T. Opferman, Loren D. Walensky
Targeting CDK6 and BCL2 Exploits the “MYB Addiction” of Ph+ Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Marco De Dominici, Patrizia Porazzi, Angela Rachele Soliera, Samanta A. Mariani, Sankar Addya, Paolo Fortina, Luke F. Peterson, Orietta Spinelli, Alessandro Rambaldi, Giovanni Martinelli, Anna Ferrari, Ilaria Iacobucci and Bruno Calabretta
B cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) residues essential for Bcl-2’s apoptosis-inducing interaction with Nur77/Nor-1 orphan steroid receptors
Karl L. Banta, Xinyue Wang, Phani Das and Astar Winoto
Downregulation of MCL-1 and upregulation of PUMA using mTOR inhibitors enhance antitumor efficacy of BH3 mimetics in triple-negative breast cancer
Haolong Li, Lei Liu, Haocai Chang, Zhengzhi Zou & Da Xing
The BAX/BAK-like protein BOK is a prognostic marker in colorectal cancer
Steven Carberry, Beatrice D’Orsi, Naser Monsefi, Manuela Salvucci, Orna Bacon, Joanna Fay, Markus Rehm, Deborah McNamara, Elaine W. Kay & Jochen M. H. Prehn
MCL-1 is a prognostic indicator and drug target in breast cancer
Kirsteen J. Campbell, Sandeep Dhayade, Nicola Ferrari, Andrew H. Sims, Emma Johnson, Susan M. Mason, Ashley Dickson, Kevin M. Ryan, Gabriela Kalna, Joanne Edwards, Stephen W. G. Tait & Karen Blyth
Grouper Iridovirus GIV66 is a Bcl-2 protein that inhibits apoptosis by exclusively sequestering Bim
Suresh Banjara, Jiahao Mao, Timothy M. Ryan, Sofia Caria and Marc Kvansakul
Caspase-1 self-cleavage is an intrinsic mechanism to terminate inflammasome activity
Dave Boucher, Mercedes Monteleone, Rebecca C. Coll, Kaiwen W. Chen, Connie M. Ross, Jessica L. Teo, Guillermo A. Gomez, Caroline L. Holley, Damien Bierschenk, Katryn J. Stacey, Alpha S. Yap, Jelena S. Bezbradica, Kate Schroder
Extensive peptide and natural protein substrate screens reveal that mouse caspase-11 has much narrower substrate specificity than caspase-1
Monica L Gonzalez Ramirez, Marcin Poreba, Scott J Snipas, Katarzyna Groborz, Marcin Drag and Guy S Salvesen
Modifications to a common phosphorylation network provide individualized control in caspases
Melvin E Thomas, Robert Grinshpon, Paul Swartz and A Clay Clark
A caspase-2-RFXANK interaction and its implication for MHC class II expression
Jeremy Forsberg, Xinge Li, Birce Akpinar, Roger Salvatori, Martin Ott, Boris Zhivotovsky & Magnus Olsson
Glycolysis promotes caspase-3 activation in lipid rafts in T cells
Michael A. Secinaro, Karen A. Fortner, Oliver Dienz, Angela Logan, Michael P. Murphy, Vikas Anathy, Jonathan E. Boyson & Ralph C. Budd
Maeva Dufies, Damien Ambrosetti, Sonia Boulakirba, Anne Calleja, Coline Savy, Nathan Furstoss, Marwa Zerhouni, Julien Parola, Lazaro Aira-Diaz, Sandrine Marchetti, Francois Orange, Sandra Lacas-Gervais, Frederic Luciano, Arnaud Jacquel, Guillaume Robert, Gilles Pagès, and Patrick Auberger
Rare mutations inapoptosis related genes APAF1, CASP9, and CASP3 contribute to human neural tube defects
Xiangyu Zhou, Weijia Zeng, Huili Li, Haitao Chen, Gang Wei, Xueyan Yang, Ting Zhang & Hongyan Wang
Death receptors and FLIP
Neutralization of CD95 ligand protects the liver against ischemia-reperfusion injury and prevents acute liver failure Mohammed Al-Saeedi, Niels Steinebrunner, Hassan Kudsi, Niels Halama, Carolin Mogler, Markus W. Büchler, Peter H. Krammer, Peter Schemmer & Martina Müller
c-FLIP is a target of the E3 ligase deltex1 in gastric cancer
Tzu-Sheng Hsu, Shu-Ting Mo, Ping-Ning Hsu & Ming-Zong Lai
Impairment of Fas-ligand–caveolin-1 interaction inhibits Fas-ligand translocation to rafts and Fas-ligand-induced cell death
Xenia A. Glukhova, Julia A. Trizna, Olga V. Proussakova, Vladimir Gogvadze & Igor P. Beletsky
Disruption of XIAP-RIP2 Association Blocks NOD2-Mediated Inflammatory Signaling
Tatiana Goncharov, Stefanie Hedayati, Melinda M. Mulvihill, Anita Izrael-Tomasevic, Kerry Zobel, Surinder Jeet, Anna V. Fedorova, Celine Eidenschenk, Jason deVoss, Kebing Yu, Andrey S. Shaw, Donald S. Kirkpatrick, Wayne J. Fairbrother, Kurt Deshayes, Domagoj Vucic
Ubiquitin-Mediated Regulation of RIPK1 Kinase Activity Independent of IKK and MK2
Alessandro Annibaldi, Sidonie Wicky John, Tom Vanden Berghe, Kirby N. Swatek, Jianbin Ruan, Gianmaria Liccardi, Katiuscia Bianchi, Paul R. Elliott, Sze Men Choi, Samya Van Coillie, John Bertin, Hao Wu, David Komander, Peter Vandenabeele, John Silke, Pascal Meier
The IAP family member BRUCE regulates autophagosome–lysosome fusion
Petra Ebner, Isabella Poetsch, Luiza Deszcz, Thomas Hoffmann, Johannes Zuber & Fumiyo Ikeda
IAPs Regulate Distinct Innate Immune Pathways to Co-ordinate the Response to Bacterial Peptidoglycans
Che A. Stafford, Kate E. Lawlor, Valentin J. Heim, Aleksandra Bankovacki, Jonathan P. Bernardini, John Silke, Ueli Nachbur
Death-domain dimerization-mediated activation of RIPK1 controls necroptosis and RIPK1-dependent apoptosis
Huyan Meng, Zhen Liu, Xingyan Li, Huibing Wang, Taijie Jin, Guowei Wu, Bing Shan, Dana E. Christofferson, Chunting Qi, Qiang Yu, Ying Li and Junying Yuan
RGMb protects against acute kidney injury by inhibiting tubular cell necroptosis via an MLKL-dependent mechanism
Wenjing Liu, Binbin Chen, Yang Wang, Chenling Meng, Huihui Huang, Xiao-Ru Huang, Jinzhong Qin, Shrikant R. Mulay, Hans-Joachim Anders, Andong Qiu, Baoxue Yang, Gordon J. Freeman, Hua Jenny Lu, Herbert Y. Lin, Zhi-Hua Zheng, Hui-Yao Lan, Yu Huang, and Yin Xia
Pharmacological Inhibition of Necroptosis Protects from Dopaminergic Neuronal Cell Death in Parkinson’s Disease Models
Angelo Iannielli, Simone Bido, Lucrezia Folladori, Alice Segnali, Cinzia Cancellieri, Alessandra Maresca, Luca Massimino, Alicia Rubio, Giuseppe Morabito, Leonardo Caporali, Francesca Tagliavini, Olimpia Musumeci, Giuliana Gregato, Erwan Bezard, Valerio Carelli, Valeria Tiranti, Vania Broccoli
Epstein-Barr virus encoded latent membrane protein 1 suppresses necroptosis through targeting RIPK1/3 ubiquitination
Xiaolan Liu, Yueshuo Li, Songling Peng, Xinfang Yu, Wei Li, Feng Shi, Xiangjian Luo, Min Tang, Zheqiong Tan, A. M. Bode & Ya Cao
Other non apoptotic cell death
RIPK1-mediated induction of mitophagy compromises the viability of extracellular-matrix-detached cells
Mark A. Hawk, Cassandra L. Gorsuch, Patrick Fagan, Chan Lee, Sung Eun Kim, Jens C. Hamann, Joshua A. Mason, Kelsey J. Weigel, Matyas Abel Tsegaye, Luqun Shen, Sydney Shuff, Junjun Zuo, Stephan Hu, Lei Jiang, Sarah Chapman, W. Matthew Leevy, Ralph J. DeBerardinis, Michael Overholtzer & Zachary T. Schafer
The CCR4-NOT deadenylase complex controls Atg7-dependent cell death and heart function
Tomokazu Yamaguchi , Takashi Suzuki, Teruki Sato, Akinori Takahashi, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Ayumi Kadowaki, Miyuki Natsui, Hideaki Inagaki, Satoko Arakawa, Shinji Nakaoka, Yukio Koizumi, Shinsuke Seki, Shungo Adachi, Akira Fukao, Toshinobu Fujiwara, Tohru Natsume, Akinori Kimura, Masaaki Komatsu, Shigeomi Shimizu, Hiroshi Ito, Yutaka Suzuki, Josef M. Penninger, Tadashi Yamamoto, Yumiko Imai, Keiji Kuba
Bax, Bak and beyond — mitochondrial performance in apoptosis
Aida Peña-Blanco and Ana J. García-Sáez
Pyroptosis: an inflammatory link between NAFLD and NASH with potential therapeutic implications
Juliane I. Beier, Jesus M. Banales
Apoptosis in megakaryocytes and platelets: the life and death of a lineage
Kate McArthur, Stephane Chappaz and Benjamin T. Kile
A matter of life and death: stem cell survival in tissue regeneration and tumour formation
Despina Soteriou & Yaron Fuchs
Negative regulators of cell death pathways in cancer: perspective on biomarkers and targeted therapies
Ali Razaghi, Kirsten Heimann, Patrick M. Schaeffer & Spencer B. Gibson
Immunological consequences of kidney cell death
Maysa Sarhan, Anne von Mässenhausen, Christian Hugo, Rainer Oberbauer & Andreas Linkermann
Cell death-based treatment of glioblastoma
Simone Fulda
Necroptosis and neutrophil-associated disorders
Xiaoliang Wang, Shida Yousefi & Hans-Uwe Simon
Cell death-based approaches in treatment of the urinary tract-associated diseases: a fight for survival in the killing fields
Diego Martin-Sanchez, Miguel Fontecha-Barriuso, Maria Dolores Sanchez-Niño, Adrian M. Ramos, Ramiro Cabello, Carmen Gonzalez-Enguita, Andreas Linkermann, Ana Belén Sanz & Alberto Ortiz
Cell death-based treatment of neuroblastoma
Kadri Valter, Boris Zhivotovsky & Vladimir Gogvadze
Cell-in-cell phenomena, cannibalism, and autophagy: is there a relationship?
Stefano Fais & Michael Overholtzer
Samantha W. Alvarez,  and  Richard Possemato
MK2 puts an additional brake on RIPK1 cytotoxic potential
Yves Dondelinger, Tom Delanghe & Mathieu M. J. Bertrand
Inflammation NODs to Antagonists of RIP2-XIAP Interaction
Shiyu Xia, Tian-Min Fu, Hao Wu
Condemned by metabolism – The kinase RIP3 increases aerobic flux to produce reactive oxygen species

ApoList – January 2018

Bcl-2 family proteins

Measurement of BH3-only protein tolerance
Haiming Dai, Husheng Ding, Kevin L Peterson, X Wei Meng, Paula A Schneider, Katherine L B Knorr & Scott H Kaufmann

E2F1 interacts with BCL‐xL and regulates its subcellular localization dynamics to trigger cell death
Céline Vuillier, Steven Lohard, Aurélie Fétiveau, Jennifer Allègre, Cémile Kayaci, Louise E King, Frédérique Braun, Sophie Barillé‐Nion, Fabien Gautier, Laurence Dubrez, Andrew P Gilmore, Philippe P Juin and Laurent Maillet

Systems modeling accurately predicts responses to genotoxic agents and their synergism with BCL-2 inhibitors in triple negative breast cancer cells.
Lucantoni F, Lindner AU, O’Donovan N, Düssmann H, Prehn JHM.

Deubiquitinase USP13 dictates MCL1 stability and sensitivity to BH3 mimetic inhibitors
Shengzhe Zhang, Meiying Zhang, Ying Jing, Xia Yin, Pengfei Ma, Zhenfeng Zhang, Xiaojie Wang, Wen Di & Guanglei Zhuang

Crystal Structures of Anti-apoptotic BFL-1 and Its Complex with a Covalent Stapled Peptide Inhibitor
Edward P. Harvey, Hyuk-Soo Seo, Rachel M. Guerra, Gregory H. Bird, Sirano Dhe-Paganon, Loren D. Walensky

The BET bromodomain inhibitor CPI203 overcomes resistance to ABT-199 (venetoclax) by downregulation of BFL-1/A1 in in vitro and in vivo models of MYC+/BCL2+ double hit lymphoma
A. Esteve-Arenys, J. G. Valero, A. Chamorro-Jorganes, D. Gonzalez, V. Rodriguez, I. Dlouhy, I. Salaverria, E. Campo, D. Colomer, A. Martinez, G. Rymkiewicz, P. Pérez-Galán, A. Lopez-Guillermo & G. Roué

Therapeutic synergy between tigecycline and venetoclax in a preclinical model of MYC/BCL2 double-hit B cell lymphoma
Micol Ravà, Aleco D’Andrea, Paola Nicoli, Ilaria Gritti, Giulio Donati, Mirko Doni, Marco Giorgio, Daniela Olivero and Bruno Amati

A double point mutation at residues Ile14 and Val15 of Bcl-2 uncovers a role for the BH4 domain in both protein stability and function
Giovanni Monaco, Rita La Rovere, Spyridoula Karamanou, Kirsten Welkenhuyzen, Hristina Ivanova, Elien Vandermarliere, Marta Di Martile, Donatella Del Bufalo, Humbert De Smedt, Jan B. Parys, Anastassios Economou and Geert Bultynck

Iterative optimization yields Mcl-1–targeting stapled peptides with selective cytotoxicity to Mcl-1–dependent cancer cells
Raheleh Rezaei Araghi, Gregory H. Bird, Jeremy A. Ryan, Justin M. Jenson, Marina Godes, Jonathan R. Pritz, Robert A. Grant, Anthony Letai, Loren D. Walensky, and Amy E. Keating

Targeting Mcl-1 enhances DNA replication stress sensitivity to cancer therapy
Guo Chen, Andrew T. Magis, Ke Xu, Dongkyoo Park, David S. Yu, Taofeek K. Owonikoko, Gabriel L. Sica, Sarah W. Satola, Suresh S. Ramalingam, Walter J. Curran, Paul W. Doetsch, and Xingming Deng

Caspase cleavage of Mcl-1 impairs its anti-apoptotic activity and proteasomal degradation in non-small lung cancer cells
Ting Wang, Zhiwei Yang, Yimeng Zhang, Xiang Zhang, Lei Wang, Shengli Zhang & Lintao Jia

Proapoptotic PUMA targets stem-like breast cancer cells to suppress metastasis
Qi Sun, Jacqueline Lesperance, Hiromi Wettersten, Elaine Luterstein, Yoko S. DeRose, Alana Welm, David A. Cheresh, and Jay S. Desgrosellier

Coordinated repression of BIM and PUMA by Epstein–Barr virus latent genes maintains the survival of Burkitt lymphoma cells
Leah Fitzsimmons, Andrew J Boyce, Wenbin Wei, Catherine Chang, Deborah Croom-Carter et al.

Predicting effective pro-apoptotic anti-leukaemic drug combinations using co-operative dynamic BH3 profiling
Martin Grundy, Claire Seedhouse, Thomas Jones, Liban Elmi, Michael Hall, Adam Graham, Nigel Russell, Monica Pallis

Molecular docking studies of bioactive compounds from Annona muricataLinn as potential inhibitors for Bcl-2, Bcl-w and Mcl-1 antiapoptotic proteins
Mohamad Norisham Mohamad Rosdi, Shahkila Mohd Arif, Mohamad Hafizi Abu Bakar, Siti Aisyah Razali, Razauden Mohamed Zulkifli & Harisun Ya’akob

Sensitisation to mitoxantrone-induced apoptosis by the oncolytic adenovirus Ad∆∆ through Bcl-2-dependent attenuation of autophagy
Carmen Aguirre-Hernández, Héctor Maya-Pineda, Julia San Millán, Y. K. Stella Man, Yong-Jie Lu & Gunnel Halldén

Mitochondrial levels determine variability in cell death by modulating apoptotic gene expression
Silvia Márquez-Jurado, Juan Díaz-Colunga, Ricardo Pires das Neves, Antonio Martinez-Lorente, Fernando Almazán, Raúl Guantes & Francisco J. Iborra

BAD and KATP channels regulate neuron excitability and epileptiform activity
Juan Ramón Martínez-François, María Carmen Fernández-Agüera, Nidhi Nathwani, Carolina Lahmann, Veronica L Burnham, Nika N Danial, Gary Yellen

Caspases, IAPs

Involvement of both caspase-8 and Noxa-activated pathways in endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced apoptosis in triple-negative breast tumor cells
Ana Cano-González, Marta Mauro-Lizcano, Daniel Iglesias-Serret, Joan Gil & Abelardo López-Rivas

Caspase-10: a molecular switch from cell-autonomous apoptosis to communal cell death in response to chemotherapeutic drug treatment
Andrea Mohr, Laura Deedigan, Sylwia Jencz, Yasamin Mehrabadi, Lily Houlden, Stella-Maris Albarenque & Ralf M Zwacka

Caspase-4 activation by a bacterial surface protein is mediated by cathepsin G in human gingival fibroblasts
Hye-Kyoung Jun, Young-Jung Jung, Suk Ji, Sun-Jin An & Bong-Kyu Choi

IL-6 receptor blockade corrects defects of XIAP-deficient regulatory T cells
Wan-Chen Hsieh, Tzu-Sheng Hsu, Ya-Jen Chang & Ming-Zong Lai

Death receptors

Mitochondrial levels determine variability in cell death by modulating apoptotic gene expression
Silvia Márquez-Jurado, Juan Díaz-Colunga, Ricardo Pires das Neves, Antonio Martinez-Lorente, Fernando Almazán, Raúl Guantes & Francisco J. Iborra

Joo-Young Kim, Young-Mi Kim, Jong-Min Park, Young Min Han, Kang Choon Lee, Ki Baik Hahm,  and  Suntaek Hong

RIPK1, necroptosis

Ca2+-dependent demethylation of phosphatase PP2Ac promotes glucose deprivation-induced cell death independently of inhibiting glycolysis
Ha Yin Lee , Yoko Itahana, Stefan Schuechner, Masahiro Fukuda, H. Shawn Je, Egon Ogris, David M. Virshup, Koji Itahana

RIP3 targets pyruvate dehydrogenase complex to increase aerobic respiration in TNF-induced necroptosis
Zhentao Yang , Yan Wang ,Yingying Zhang , Xiadi He, Chuan-Qi Zhong ,Hengxiao Ni , Xin Chen , Yaoji Liang , Jianfeng Wu , Shimin Zhao , Dawang Zhou & Jiahuai Han


Resolvins suppress tumor growth and enhance cancer therapy
Megan L. Sulciner, Charles N. Serhan, Molly M. Gilligan, Dayna K. Mudge, Jaimie Chang, Allison Gartung, Kristen A. Lehner, Diane R. Bielenberg, Birgitta Schmidt, Jesmond Dalli, Emily R. Greene, Yael Gus-Brautbar, Julia Piwowarski, Tadanori Mammoto, David Zurakowski, Mauro Perretti, Vikas P. Sukhatme, Arja Kaipainen, Mark W. Kieran, Sui Huang and Dipak Panigrahy

Apoptosis-induced CXCL5 accelerates inflammation and growth of prostate tumor metastases in bone
Hernan Roca, Jacqueline D. Jones, Marta C. Purica, Savannah Weidner, Amy J. Koh, Robert Kuo, John E. Wilkinson, Yugang Wang, Stephanie Daignault-Newton, Kenneth J. Pienta, Todd M. Morgan, Evan T. Keller, Jacques E. Nör, Lonnie D. Shea, and Laurie K. McCauley


Selenium Utilization by GPX4 Is Required to Prevent Hydroperoxide-Induced Ferroptosis
Irina Ingold, Carsten Berndt, Sabine Schmitt, Sebastian Doll, Gereon Poschmann, Katalin Buday, Antonella Roveri, Xiaoxiao Peng, Florencio Porto Freitas, Tobias Seibt, Lisa Mehr, Michaela Aichler, Axel Walch, Daniel Lamp, Martin Jastroch, Sayuri Miyamoto, Wolfgang Wurst, Fulvio Ursini, Elias S.J. Arnér, Noelia Fradejas-Villar, Ulrich Schweizer, Hans Zischka, José Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Marcus Conrad

The unique histidine in OSCP subunit of F‐ATP synthase mediates inhibition of the permeability transition pore by acidic pH
Manuela Antoniel, Kristen Jones, Salvatore Antonucci, Barbara Spolaore, Federico Fogolari, Valeria Petronilli, Valentina Giorgio, Michela Carraro, Fabio Di Lisa, Michael Forte, Ildikó Szabó, Giovanna Lippe and Paolo Bernardi

The Pore-Forming Protein Gasdermin D Regulates Interleukin-1 Secretion from Living Macrophages
Charles L. Evavold, Jianbin Ruan, Yunhao Tan, Shiyu Xia, Hao Wu, Jonathan C. Kagan

CDK9‐mediated phosphorylation controls the interaction of TIP60 with the transcriptional machinery
Prisca Brauns‐Schubert, Florian Schubert, Manuela Wissler, Martina Weiss,Lisa Schlicher, Simon Bessler, Mariam Safavi, Cornelius Miething, Christoph Borner, Tilman Brummer and Ulrich Maurer

Oxeiptosis, a ROS-induced caspase-independent apoptosis-like cell-death pathway
Cathleen Holze, Chloé Michaudel, Claire Mackowiak, Darya A. Haas, Christian Benda et al.


Molecular mechanisms of cell death: recommendations of the Nomenclature Committee on Cell Death 2018.
Galluzzi L, et al

Structural principles of tumor necrosis factor superfamily signaling
Éva S. Vanamee , Denise L. Faustman

Evolution of Voltage-Dependent Anion Channel Function: From Molecular Sieve to Governator to Actuator of Ferroptosis
John J. Lemasters

Mechanisms of redox metabolism and cancer cell survival during extracellular matrix detachment
Mark A Hawk and Zachary T Schafer


Bcl-2 proteins: Unraveling the details of a complex and dynamic network
Stephanie Bleicken & Ana J. Garcia-Saez

Resolving the dark side of therapy-driven cancer cell death
Eduardo Bonavita, Victoria S. Pelly and Santiago Zelenay

An Element of Life
Douglas R. Green

Apoptotic Regulatory T Cells Retain Suppressive Function through Adenosine
Ulf H. Beier

To die or not to die: Regulatory feedback phosphorylation circuits determine receptor-interacting protein kinase-1 (RIPK1) function
Manoj B. Menon, Julia Gropengießer, Klaus Ruckdeschel & Matthias Gaestel

Switching from TNF-induced inflammation to death signaling
Qing Xu, Swati Choksi & Zhengang Liu

Gasdermin D Flashes an Exit Signal for IL-1
Teneema Kuriakose, Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti

Stressed-out ROS take a silent death route
Sannula Kesavardhana & Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti

Pulling the BAX trigger for tumor cell death
Denis E. Reyna and Evripidis Gavathiotis

Novel drug combination unleashes apoptosis in AML

Journal Club: Mitochondria: back to the future
Navdeep S. Chandel

Janet A. Houghton, PhD: In Memoriam (1952–2017)
Mark J. Suto


ApoList – December 2017

Bcl-2 family proteins

Targeted apoptosis of myofibroblasts with the BH3 mimetic ABT-263 reverses established fibrosis
David Lagares , Alba Santos, Paula E. Grasberger, Fei Liu, Clemens K. Probst, Rod A. Rahimi, Norihiko Sakai, Tobias Kuehl, Jeremy Ryan, Patrick Bhola, Joan Montero, Mohit Kapoor, Murray Baron, Xaralabos Varelas, Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Anthony Letai, Andrew M. Tager

BOK promotes chemical-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in mice
Tatiana Rabachini, Yuniel Fernandez-Marrero, Matteo Montani, Giulio Loforese, Valentina Sladky, Zhaoyue He, Daniel Bachmann, Simone Wicki, Andreas Villunger, Deborah Stroka & Thomas Kaufmann

First-in-human response of BCL-2 inhibitor venetoclax in T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia
Bernd Boidol, Christoph Kornauth, Emiel van der Kouwe, Nicole Prutsch, Lukas Kazianka, Sinan Gültekin, Gregor Hoermann, Marius E. Mayerhoefer, Georg Hopfinger, Alexander Hauswirth, Michael Panny, Marie-Bernadette Aretin, Bernadette Hilgarth, Wolfgang R. Sperr, Peter Valent, Ingrid Simonitsch-Klupp, Richard Moriggl, Olaf Merkel, Lukas Kenner, Ulrich Jäger, Stefan Kubicek and Philipp B. Staber

Synthetic Lethality of Combined Bcl-2 Inhibition and p53 Activation in AML: Mechanisms and Superior Antileukemic Efficacy
Rongqing Pan, Vivian Ruvolo, Hong Mu, Joel D. Leverson, Gwen Nichols, John C. Reed, Marina Konopleva, Michael Andreeff

Tamara Vervloessem, Haidar Akl, Thomas Tousseyn, Humbert De Smedt, Jan B. Parys,  and  Geert Bultynck

A critical epithelial survival axis regulated by MCL-1 maintains thymic function in mice
Reema Jain, Julie M. Sheridan, Antonia Policheni, Melanie Heinlein, Luke C. Gandolfo, Grant Dewson, Gordon K. Smyth, Stephen N. Sansom, Nai Yang Fu, Jane E. Visvader, Georg A. Holländer, Andreas Strasser and Daniel H. D. Gray

Jianqing Lin, Deqiang Fu, Yijun Dai, Jianguang Lin,  and  Tianwen Xu

Golgi stress–induced transcriptional changes mediated by MAPK signaling and three ETS transcription factors regulate MCL1 splicing
Jan Baumann, Tatiana I. Ignashkova, Sridhar R. Chirasani, Silvia Ramírez-Peinado, Hamed Alborzinia, Mathieu Gendarme, Kyra Kuhnigk, Valentin Kramer, Ralph K. Lindemann and Jan H. Reiling

Involvement of proapoptotic genes in autophagic cell death induced by irradiation
Jianrui Song, Xue Zhao, Yi Feng, Sheng Xu, Yanling Zhang & Lixin Wei

Death receptors / cFLIP

A variant of death-receptor 3 associated with rheumatoid arthritis interferes with apoptosis-induction of T cell.
Akira Hashiramoto, Yoshitake Konishi, Koichi Murayama, Hiroki Kawasaki, Kosuke Yoshida, Ken Tsumiyama, Kimie Tanaka, Masaru Mizuhara, Toshio Shiotsuki, Hitomi Kitamura, Koichiro Komai, Tomoatsu Kimura, Hideo Yagita, Kazuko Shiozawa and Shunichi Shiozawa

Cellular FLIP long isoform (cFLIPL)-IKKα interactions inhibit IRF7 activation, representing a new cellular strategy to inhibit IFNα expression.
Lauren T Gates-Tanzer and Joanna L Shisler

ST6Gal-I sialyltransferase promotes tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-mediated cancer cell survival via sialylation of the TNF receptor 1 (TNFR1) death receptor
Andrew T. Holdbrooks, Colleen M. Britain and Susan L. Bellis

Necroptosis / ferroptosis

Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Are Functionally Involved in Necroptosis
Laura R. Parisi, Nas Li, G. Ekin Atilla-Gokcumen

ΔNp63 Inhibits Oxidative Stress-Induced Cell Death, Including Ferroptosis, and Cooperates with the BCL-2 Family to Promote Clonogenic Survival
Gary X. Wang, Ho-Chou Tu, Yiyu Dong, Anders Jacobsen Skanderup, Yufeng Wang, Shugaku Takeda, Yogesh Tengarai Ganesan, Song Han, Han Liu, James J. Hsieh, Emily H. Cheng

Inflammasome / apoptosis or pyroptosis

The Inflammasome Drives GSDMD-Independent Secondary Pyroptosis and IL-1 Release in the Absence of Caspase-1 Protease Activity
Katharina S. Schneider, Christina J. Groß, Roland F. Dreier, Benedikt S. Saller, Ritu Mishra, Oliver Gorka, Rosalie Heilig, Etienne Meunier, Mathias S. Dick, Tamara Ćiković, Jan Sodenkamp, Guillaume Médard, Ronald Naumann, Jürgen Ruland, Bernhard Kuster, Petr Broz, Olaf Groß

Caspase-1 Engagement and TLR-Induced c-FLIP Expression Suppress ASC/Caspase-8-Dependent Apoptosis by Inflammasome Sensors NLRP1b and NLRC4
Nina Van Opdenbosch, Hanne Van Gorp, Maarten Verdonckt, Pedro H.V. Saavedra, Nathalia M. de Vasconcelos, Amanda Gonçalves, Lieselotte Vande Walle, Dieter Demon, Magdalena Matusiak, Filip Van Hauwermeiren, Jinke D’Hont, Tino Hochepied, Stefan Krautwald, Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Mohamed Lamkanfi

Gasdermin D plays a key role as a pyroptosis executor of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in humans and mice
Bing Xua , Mingzuo Jianga , Yi Chua , Weijie Wanga , Di Chen , Xiaowei Li , Zhao Zhang , Di Zhang , Daiming Fan , Yongzhan Nie , Feng Shao , Kaichun Wu, Jie Liang


X-Linked Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein (XIAP) is a Client of Heat Shock Protein 70 (Hsp70) and a Biomarker of its Inhibition
Laura C Cesa, Hao Shao, Sharan R Srinivasan, Eric Tse, Chetali Jain, Erik R.P. Zuiderweg, Daniel R Southworth, Anna K Mapp and Jason E Gestwicki


Found in Translation: How Preclinical Research Is Guiding the Clinical Development of the BCL2-Selective Inhibitor Venetoclax
Joel D. Leverson, Deepak Sampath, Andrew J. Souers, Saul H. Rosenberg, Wayne J. Fairbrother, Martine Amiot, Marina Konopleva and Anthony Letai

Paving TRAIL’s Path with Ubiquitin
Elodie Lafont, Torsten Hartwig, Henning Walczak

Sphingolipid metabolism in cancer signalling and therapy
Besim Ogretmen

Control of cell death and mitochondrial fission by ERK1/2 MAP kinase signalling
Simon J. Cook, Kate Stuart, Rebecca Gilley, Matthew J. Sale

Therapeutic opportunities based on caspase modulation.
Simone Fulda


T-PLL: another check on the venetoclax list?
Prithviraj Bose and Marina Y. Konopleva

MCL-1 keeps a charming home for thymocytes
Xuguang Tai

BTSA1 Activates BAX to Promote Apoptosis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

ApoList – November 2017

Bcl-2 family proteins

The combination of reduced MCL-1 and standard chemotherapeutics is tolerable in mice
Kerstin Brinkmann, Stephanie Grabow, Craig D Hyland, Charis E Teh, Warren S Alexander, Marco J Herold and Andreas Strasser

Modulation of Navitoclax Sensitivity by Dihydroartemisinin-Mediated MCL-1 Repression in BCR-ABL+ B-Lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Amit Budhraja, Meghan E Turnis, Michelle L Churchman, Anisha Kothari, Xue Yang, Haiyan Xu, Ewa Kaminska, John C Panetta, David Finkelstein, Charles G. Mullighan and Joseph T Opferman

Autophagic cell death is dependent on lysosomal membrane permeability through Bax and Bak
Jason Karch, Tobias G Schips, Bryan D Maliken, Matthew J Brody, Michelle A Sargent, Onur Kanisciak and Jeffery D Molkentin

Venetoclax is effective in small cell lung cancers with high BCL-2 expression
Timothy L Lochmann, Konstantinos V Floros, Mitra Naseri, Krista M Powell, Wade Cook, Ryan J March, Giovanna T Stein, Patricia Greninger, Yuki Kato Maves, Laura R Saunders, Scott J. Dylla, Carlotta Costa, Sosipatros A Boikos, Joel D. Leverson, Andrew J. Souers, Geoffrey W Krystal, Hisashi Harada, Cyril H. Benes and Anthony C. Faber

BCL-2 system analysis identifies high-risk colorectal cancer patients.
Lindner AU, Salvucci M, Morgan C, Monsefi N, Resler AJ, Cremona M, Curry S, Toomey S, O’Byrne R, Bacon O, Stühler M, Flanagan L, Wilson R, Johnston PG, Salto-Tellez M, Camilleri-Broët S, McNamara DA, Kay EW, Hennessy BT, Laurent-Puig P, Van Schaeybroeck S, Prehn JHM.

c-FLIP / caspases

PELI1 functions as a dual modulator of necroptosis and apoptosis by regulating ubiquitination of RIPK1 and mRNA levels of c-FLIP
Huibing Wang, Huyan Meng, Xingyan Li, Kezhou Zhu, Kangyun Dong, Adnan K. Mookhtiar, Huiting Wei, Ying Li, Shao-Cong Sun, and Junying Yuan

Oncogenic p95HER2/611CTF primes human breast epithelial cells for metabolic stress-induced down-regulation of FLIP and activation of TRAIL-R/Caspase-8-dependent apoptosis
Rosa Martín-Pérez, Rosario Yerbes, Rocío Mora-Molina, Ana Cano-González, Joaquín Arribas, Massimiliano Mazzone, Abelardo López-Rivas and Carmen Palacios

Chandrasekhar Padmanabhan, Eric J. Rellinger, Jing Zhu, Hanbing An, Luke G. Woodbury, Dai H. Chung, Alex G. Waterson, Craig W. Lindsley, Anna L. Means, and  R. Daniel Beauchamp

Active-site adjacent phosphorylation at Tyr-397 by c-Abl kinase inactivates caspase-9
Banyuhay P. Serrano, Hannah S. Szydlo, Dominique R. Alfandari and Jeanne A. Hardy

Death receptors

Resistance to cancer immunotherapy mediated by apoptosis of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes
Jingjing Zhu, Céline G. Powis de Tenbossche, Stefania Cané, Didier Colau, Nicolas van Baren, Christophe Lurquin, Anne-Marie Schmitt-Verhulst, Peter Liljeström, Catherine Uyttenhove & Benoit J. Van den Eynde

TAK1 inhibition subverts the osteoclastogenic action of TRAIL while potentiating its antimyeloma effects
Hirofumi Tenshin, Jumpei Teramachi, Asuka Oda, Ryota Amachi, Masahiro Hiasa, Ariunzaya Bat-Erdene, Keiichiro Watanabe, Masami Iwasa, Takeshi Harada, Shiro Fujii, Kumiko Kagawa, Kimiko Sogabe, Shingen Nakamura, Hirokazu Miki, Kiyoe Kurahashi, Sumiko Yoshida, Kenichi Aihara, Itsuro Endo, Eiji Tanaka, Toshio Matsumoto and Masahiro Abe

A variant of death-receptor 3 associated with rheumatoid arthritis interferes with apoptosis-induction of T cell.
Akira Hashiramoto, Yoshitake Konishi, Koichi Maruyama, Hiroki Kawasaki, Kosuke Yoshida, Ken Tsumiyama, Kimie Tanaka, Masaru Mizuhara, Toshio Shiotsuki, Hitomi Kitamura, Koichiro Komai, Tomoatsu Kimura, Hideo Yagita, Kazuko Shiozawa and Shunichi Shiozawa

RIPK1, necroptosis

RIPK1-dependent apoptosis bypasses pathogen blockade of innate signaling to promote immune defense
Lance W. Peterson, Naomi H. Philip, Alexandra DeLaney, Meghan A. Wynosky-Dolfi, Kendra Asklof, Falon Gray, Ruth Choa, Elisabet Bjanes, Elisabeth L. Buza, Baofeng Hu, Christopher P. Dillon, Douglas R. Green, Scott B. Berger, Peter J. Gough, John Bertin and Igor E. Brodsky

Necroptosis controls NET generation and mediates complement activation, endothelial damage, and autoimmune vasculitis
Adrian Schreiber, Anthony Rousselle, Jan Ulrich Becker, Anne von Mässenhausen, Andreas Linkermann, and Ralph Kettritz

Non apoptotic cell death

Caspase-11–mediated endothelial pyroptosis underlies endotoxemia-induced lung injury
Kwong Tai Cheng, Shiqin Xiong, Zhiming Ye, Zhigang Hong, Anke Di, Kit Man Tsang, Xiaopei Gao, Shejuan An, Manish Mittal, Stephen M. Vogel, Edward A. Miao, Jalees Rehman, Asrar B. Malik

Cold stress‐induced ferroptosis involves the ASK1‐p38 pathway
Kazuki Hattori, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, Chihiro Sakauchi, Saki Takayanagi, Isao Naguro and Hidenori Ichijo

Cell death and cell lysis are separable events during pyroptosis
Lucian DiPeso, Daisy X Ji, Russell E Vance & Jordan V Price


Tissue-Resident Macrophages Are Locally Programmed for Silent Clearance of Apoptotic Cells
Allison W. Roberts, Bettina L. Lee, Jacques Deguine, Shinu John, Mark J. Shlomchik, Gregory M. Barton

Apoptosis in mesenchymal stromal cells induces in vivo recipient-mediated immunomodulation
Antonio Galleu , Yanira Riffo-Vasquez, Cristina Trento, Cara Lomas, Luigi Dolcetti, Tik Shing Cheung, Malte von Bonin, Laura Barbieri, Krishma Halai, Sophie Ward, Ling Weng, Ronjon Chakraverty, Giovanna Lombardi, Fiona M. Watt, Kim Orchard, David I. Marks, Jane Apperley, Martin Bornhauser, Henning Walczak, Clare Bennett, Francesco Dazzi

Cytoplasmic p53 couples oncogene-driven glucose metabolism to apoptosis and is a therapeutic target in glioblastoma
Wilson X Mai, Laura Gosa, Veerle W Daniels, Lisa Ta, Jonathan E Tsang, Brian Higgins, W Blake Gilmore, Nicholas A Bayley, Mitra Dehghan Harati, Jason T Lee, William H Yong, Harley I Kornblum, Steven J Bensinger, Paul S Mischel, P Nagesh Rao, Peter M Clark, Timothy F Cloughesy, Anthony Letai & David A Nathanson

Defining external factors that determine neuronal survival, apoptosis and necrosis during excitotoxic injury using a high content screening imaging platform
Ujval Anilkumar, Petronela Weisova, Jasmin Schmid, Tytus Bernas, Heinrich J. Huber, Heiko Düssmann, Niamh M. C. Connolly, Jochen H. M. Prehn

Granzyme B Disrupts Central Metabolism and Protein Synthesis in Bacteria to Promote an Immune Cell Death Program
Farokh Dotiwala, Sumit Sen Santara, Andres Ariel Binker-Cosen, Bo Li, Sriram Chandrasekaran, Judy Lieberman


How do we fit ferroptosis in the family of regulated cell death?
Howard O Fearnhead, Peter Vandenabeele and Tom Vanden Berghe

The resurrection of the PIDDosome – emerging roles in the DNA-damage response and centrosome surveillanc
Valentina Sladky, Fabian Schuler, Luca L. Fava and Andreas Villunger

Q&A: Cellular near death experiences—what is anastasis?
Gongping Sun and Denise J. Montell

Inhibitors of apoptosis: clinical implications in cancer
Mervat S. Mohamed, Mai K. Bishr, Fahad M. Almutairi & Ayat G. Ali

Conserved nucleolar stress at the onset of cell death
Pierre Golstein

Inflammasome activation and assembly at a glance
Ankit Malik and Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti

Special issue in “Cell Calcium” on Ca++ and cell death
– Preface: Ca2+ signaling and cell death: Focus on the role of Ca2+ signals in the regulation of cell death & survival processes in health, disease and therapy
– Editorial:Ca2+ signaling and cell death: Focus on Ca2+-transport systems and their implication in cell death and survival
Jan B. Parys, Geert Bultynck

Comments / other

Apoptotic debris goes in the Bim
Lack of Bim expression in myeloid cells induces lupus nephritis in mice

The Silent Undertakers: Macrophages Programmed for Efferocytosis
Judith E. Allen, Dominik Rückerl

Caspase-independent cell death: an anti-cancer double-whammy
Evangelos Giampazolias & Stephen W.G. Tait

The Ferrous Awakens
Andrew J. Rennekamp

ApoList – October 2017

Bcl-2 family proteins

BCL-XL directly modulates RAS signalling to favour cancer cell stemness
Sophie de Carné Trécesson, Frédérique Souazé, Agnès Basseville, Anne-Charlotte Bernard, Jessie Pécot, Jonathan Lopez, Margaux Bessou, Kristopher A. Sarosiek, Anthony Letai, Sophie Barillé-Nion, Isabelle Valo, Olivier Coqueret, Catherine Guette, Mario Campone, Fabien Gautier & Philippe Paul Juin

MYC and MCL1 Cooperatively Promote Chemotherapy-Resistant Breast Cancer Stem Cells via Regulation of Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation
Kyung-min Lee, Jennifer M. Giltnane, Justin M. Balko, Luis J. Schwarz, Angel L. Guerrero-Zotano, Katherine E. Hutchinson, Mellissa J. Nixon, Mónica V. Estrada, Violeta Sánchez, Melinda E. Sanders, Taekyu Lee, Henry Gómez, Ana Lluch, J. Alejandro Pérez-Fidalgo, Melissa Magdalene Wolf, Gabriela Andrejeva, Jeffrey C. Rathmell, Stephen W. Fesik, Carlos L. Arteaga

Dynein light chain 1 induces assembly of large Bim complexes on mitochondria that stabilize Mcl-1 and regulate apoptosis
Prafull Kumar Singh, Aristomenis Roukounakis, Daniel O. Frank, Susanne Kirschnek, Kushal Kumar Das, Simon Neumann, Josef Madl, Winfried Römer, Carina Zorzin, Christoph Borner, Aladin Haimovici, Ana Garcia-Saez, Arnim Weber and Georg Häcker

Direct Activation of BAX by BTSA1 Overcomes Apoptosis Resistance in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Denis E. Reyna, Thomas P. Garner, Andrea Lopez, Felix Kopp, Gaurav S. Choudhary, Ashwin Sridharan, Swathi-Rao Narayanagari, Kelly Mitchell, Baoxia Dong, Boris A. Bartholdy, Loren D. Walensky, Amit Verma, Ulrich Steidl, Evripidis Gavathiotis

Bik reduces hyperplastic cells by increasing Bak and activating DAPk1 to juxtapose ER and mitochondria
Yohannes A. Mebratu, Ivan Leyva-Baca, Marc G. Wathelet, Neal Lacey, Hitendra S. Chand, Augustine M. K. Choi & Yohannes Tesfaigzi

Inhibition of Bcl-xL prevents pro-death actions of ΔN-Bcl-xL at the mitochondrial inner membrane during glutamate excitotoxicity
Han-A Park, Pawel Licznerski, Nelli Mnatsakanyan, Yulong Niu, Silvio Sacchetti, Jing Wu, Brian M Polster, Kambiz N Alavian and Elizabeth A Jonas

Induction of synthetic lethality in IDH1-mutated gliomas through inhibition of Bcl-xL
Georg Karpel-Massler, Chiaki Tsuge Ishida, Elena Bianchetti, Yiru Zhang, Chang Shu, Takashi Tsujiuchi, Matei A. Banu, Franklin Garcia, Kevin A. Roth, Jeffrey N. Bruce, Peter Canoll & Markus D. Siegelin

Degradation of Bcl-2 by XIAP and ARTS Promotes Apoptosis
Natalia Edison, Yael Curtz, Nicole Paland, Dana Mamriev, Nicolas Chorubczyk, Tali Haviv-Reingewertz, Nir Kfir, David Morgenstern, Meital Kupervaser, Juliana Kagan, Hyoung Tae Kim, Sarit Larisch

Loss of BIM augments resistance of ATM-deficient thymocytes to DNA damage-induced apoptosis but does not accelerate lymphoma development
Alex RD Delbridge, Stephanie Grabow and Andreas Strasser

Benjamin Onyeagucha, Panneerdoss Subbarayalu, Nourhan Abdelfattah, Subapriya Rajamanickam, Santosh Timilsina, Rosa Guzman, Vijay Eedunuri, Sanjay Bansal, Tabrez Mohammad, Yidong Chen, Ratna K. Vadlamudi, and  Manjeet K. Rao

NCoR1 restrains thymic negative selection by repressing Bim expression to spare thymocytes undergoing positive selection
Jianrong Wang, Nanhai He, Na Zhang, Dexian Quan, Shuo Zhang, Caroline Zhang, Ruth T. Yu, Annette R. Atkins, Ruihong Zhu, Chunhui Yang, Ying Cui, Christopher Liddle, Michael Downes, Hui Xiao, Ye Zheng, Johan Auwerx, Ronald M. Evans & Qibin Leng

Enhancing venetoclax activity in acute myeloid leukemia by co-targeting MCL1.
T-C Teh, N-Y Nguyen, D M Moujalled, D Segal, G Pomilio, S Rijal, A Jabbour, K Cummins, K Lackovic, P Blombery, E Thompson, P G Ekert, G Lessene, S P Glaser, D C S Huang, A W Roberts, M A Guthridge &A H Wei

Death receptors

Secretory stressors induce intracellular death receptor accumulation to control apoptosis
Bram J van Raam, Tamara Lacina, Ralph K Lindemann and Jan H Reiling

Executioner caspases and CAD are essential for mutagenesis induced by TRAIL or vincristine.
Mark A Miles and Christine J Hawkins

The Btk-dependent PIP5K1γ lipid kinase activation by Fas counteracts FasL-induced cell death
Aurélie Rossin, Nadia Lounnas, Jérôme Durivault, Giorgia Miloro, Laurent Gagnoux-Palacios & Anne-Odile Hueber

Many si/shRNAs can kill cancer cells by targeting multiple survival genes through an off-target mechanism
William Putzbach, Quan Q Gao, Monal Patel, Stijn van Dongen, Ashley Haluck-Kangas, Aishe A Sarshad, Elizabeth T Bartom, Kwang-Youn A Kim, Denise M Scholtens, Markus Hafner, Jonathan C Zhao, Andrea E Murmann and Marcus E Peter

Caspases and IAPs

Caspase-2 deficiency enhances whole-body carbohydrate utilisation and prevents high-fat diet-induced obesity
Claire H Wilson, Andrej Nikolic, Stephen J Kentish, Marianne Keller, George Hatzinikolas, Loretta Dorstyn, Amanda J Page and Sharad Kumar

Mass Cytometric Analysis Reveals Viable Activated Caspase-3+ Luminal Progenitors in the Normal Adult Human Mammary Gland
David J.H.F. Knapp, Nagarajan Kannan, Davide Pellacani, Connie J. Eaves

Identification and validation of uterine stimulant methylergometrine as a potential inhibitor of caspase-1 activation
Guillermo García-Laínez, Mónica Sancho, Vanessa García-Bayarri & Mar Orzáez

Caspase-1 cleaves PPARγ for potentiating the pro-tumor action of TAMs
Zhiyuan Niu, Qian Shi, Wenlong Zhang, Yuxin Shu, Nanfei Yang, Bing Chen, Qingsong Wang, Xuyang Zhao, Jiajia Chen, Nan Cheng, Xiujing Feng, Zichun Hua, Jianguo Ji & Pingping Shen

Modulation of apoptotic response by LAR family phosphatases–cIAP1 signaling during urinary tract morphogenesis
Katherine Stewart, You Chi Tang, Maxwell E. R. Shafer, Adda-Lee Graham-Paquin, and Maxime Bouchard

Inhibition of Caspase-8 does not protect from alcohol-induced liver apoptosis but alleviates alcoholic hepatic steatosis in mice
Fengjie Hao, Francisco Javier Cubero, Pierluigi Ramadori, Lijun Liao, Ute Haas, Daniela Lambertz, Roland Sonntag, Jörg- Martin Bangen, Nikolaus Gassler, Mareike Hoss, Konrad L Streetz, Johanna Reissing, Henning W Zimmermann, Christian Trautwein, Christian Liedtke and Yulia A Nevzorova

Non-apoptotic cell death

PEBP1 Wardens Ferroptosis by Enabling Lipoxygenase Generation of Lipid Death Signals
Sally E. Wenzel, Yulia Y. Tyurina, Jinming Zhao, Claudette M. St. Croix, Haider H. Dar, Gaowei Mao, Vladimir A. Tyurin, Tamil S. Anthonymuthu, Alexandr A. Kapralov, Andrew A. Amoscato, Karolina Mikulska-Ruminska, Indira H. Shrivastava, Elizabeth M. Kenny, Qin Yang, Joel C. Rosenbaum, Louis J. Sparvero, David R. Emlet, Xiaoyan Wen, Yoshinori Minami, Feng Qu, Simon C. Watkins, Theodore R. Holman, Andrew P. VanDemark, John A. Kellum, Ivet Bahar, Hülya Bayır, Valerian E. Kagan

p53-dependent programmed necrosis controls germ cell homeostasis during spermatogenesis
Francesco Napoletano, Benjamin Gibert, Keren Yacobi-Sharon, Stéphane Vincent, Clémentine Favrot, Patrick Mehlen, Victor Girard, Margaux Teil, Gilles Chatelain, Ludivine Walter, Eli Arama, Bertrand Mollereau

Structure insight of GSDMD reveals the basis of GSDMD autoinhibition in cell pyroptosis
Siyun Kuang, Jun Zheng, Hui Yang, Suhua Li, Shuyan Duan, Yanfang Shen, Chaoneng Ji, Jianhua Gan, Xue-Wei Xu, and Jixi Li

ATF4 promotes angiogenesis and neuronal cell death and confers ferroptosis in a xCT-dependent manner
D Chen, Z Fan, M Rauh, M Buchfelder, I Y Eyupoglu and N Savaskan

Inhibition of DAI-dependent necroptosis by the Z-DNA binding domain of the vaccinia virus innate immune evasion protein, E3
Heather Koehler, Samantha Cotsmire, Jeffrey Langland, Karen V. Kibler, Daniel Kalman, Jason W. Upton, Edward S. Mocarski, and Bertram L. Jacobs


Mitochondrial Fission Promotes the Continued Clearance of Apoptotic Cells by Macrophages
Ying Wang, Manikandan Subramanian, Arif Yurdagul Jr., Valéria C. Barbosa-Lorenzi, Bishuang Cai, Jaime de Juan-Sanz, Timothy A. Ryan, Masatoshi Nomura, Frederick R. Maxfield, Ira Tabas

The microanatomic segregation of selection by apoptosis in the germinal center
By Christian T. Mayer, Anna Gazumyan, Ervin E. Kara, Alexander D. Gitlin, Jovana Golijanin, Charlotte Viant, Joy Pai, Thiago Y. Oliveira, Qiao Wang, Amelia Escolano, Max Medina-Ramirez, Rogier W. Sanders, Michel C. Nussenzweig

The Rice Dynamin-Related Protein OsDRP1E Negatively Regulates Programmed Cell Death by Controlling the Release of Cytochrome c from Mitochondria
Zhiqiang Li, Bo Ding , Xueping Zhou, Guo-Liang Wang

The proline rich domain of p53 is dispensable for MGMT-dependent DNA repair and cell survival following alkylation damage
Katherine Baran, Mao Yang, Christopher P Dillon, Leona L Samson and Douglas R Green

RIPK1 mediates a disease-associated microglial response in Alzheimer’s disease
Dimitry Ofengeim, Sonia Mazzitelli, Yasushi Ito, Judy Park DeWitt, Lauren Mifflin, Chengyu Zou, Sudeshna Das, Xian Adiconis, Hongbo Chen, Hong Zhu, Michelle A. Kelliher, Joshua Z. Levin, and Junying Yuan


Ferroptosis: A Regulated Cell Death Nexus Linking Metabolism, Redox Biology, and Disease
Brent R. Stockwell, José Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Hülya Bayir, Ashley I. Bush, Marcus Conrad, Scott J. Dixon, Simone Fulda, Sergio Gascón, Stavroula K. Hatzios, Valerian E. Kagan, Kay Noel, Xuejun Jiang, Andreas Linkermann, Maureen E. Murphy, Michael Overholtzer, Atsushi Oyagi, Gabriela C. Pagnussat, Jason Park, Qitao Ran, Craig S. Rosenfeld, Konstantin Salnikow, Daolin Tang, Frank M. Torti, Suzy V. Torti, Shinya Toyokuni, K.A. Woerpel, Donna D. Zhang

Apoptosis and Necroptosis as Host Defense Strategies to Prevent Viral Infection
Megan H. Orzalli, Jonathan C. Kagan

The immune response to secondary necrotic cells
Monika Sachet, Ying Yu Liang & Rudolf Oehler

CD95/Fas, Non-Apoptotic Signaling Pathways, and Kinases
Matthieu Le Gallo, Amanda Poissonnier, Patrick Blanco and Patrick Legembre

Targeting apoptosis in acute myeloid leukaemia
Philippe A Cassier, Marie Castets, Amine Belhabri and Norbert Vey

Therapeutics targeting Bcl-2 in hematological malignancies
Astrid Ruefli-Brasse and John C. Reed


Direct pro-apoptotic role for NPM1 as a regulator of PIDDosome formation
Samuel Sidi & Lisa Bouchier-Hayes

Apoptosis, Up the Ante
Palaniraja Thandapani, Iannis Aifantis

Cell death: BCL-2 proteins feed their own expression


ApoList – September 2017

Bcl-2 family proteins

Transient apoptosis inhibition in donor stem cells improves hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Matthias Kollek, Gesina Voigt, Christian Molnar, Fabronia Murad, Daniela Bertele, Christopher Felix Krombholz, Sheila Bohler, Verena Labi, Stefan Schiller, Mirjam Kunze, Stephan Geley, Charlotte M. Niemeyer, Ana Garcia-Saez, Miriam Erlacher

Extra-mitochondrial prosurvival BCL-2 proteins regulate gene transcription by inhibiting the SUFU tumour suppressor
Xiaofeng Wu, Li-shu Zhang, Jason Toombs, Yi-Chun Kuo, John Tyler Piazza, Rubina Tuladhar, Quinn Barrett, Chih-wei Fan, Xuewu Zhang, Loren D. Walensky, Marcel Kool, Steven Y. Cheng, Rolf Brekken, Joseph T. Opferman, Douglas R. Green, Tudor Moldoveanu & Lawrence Lum

Parkin promotes proteasomal degradation of misregulated BAX
Zeynep Cakir, Kathrin Funk, Joachim Lauterwasser, Franziska Todt, Ralf M. Zerbes, Aline Oelgeklaus, Atsushi Tanaka, Martin van der Laan and Frank Edlich

The Cdk5-Mcl-1 axis promotes mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration in a model of Alzheimer’s disease
Kumar Nikhil and Kavita Shah

Live-cell imaging to measure BAX recruitment kinetics to mitochondria during apoptosis
Margaret E. Maes, Cassandra L. Schlamp, Robert W. Nickells

ERK1/2 signalling protects against apoptosis following endoplasmic reticulum stress but cannot provide long-term protection against BAX/BAK-independent cell death
Nicola J. Darling , Kathryn Balmanno, Simon J. Cook

p53-mediated suppression of BiP triggers BIK-induced apoptosis during prolonged endoplasmic reticulum stress
Ignacio López, Anne-Sophie Tournillon, Rodrigo Prado Martins, Konstantinos Karakostis, Laurence Malbert-Colas, Karin Nylander and Robin Fåhraeus

Death receptors and IAPs

MK2 phosphorylation of RIPK1 regulates TNF-mediated cell death
Yves Dondelinger, Tom Delanghe, Diego Rojas-Rivera, Dario Priem, Tinneke Delvaeye, Inge Bruggeman, Franky Van Herreweghe, Peter Vandenabeele & Mathieu J. M. Bertrand

p38MAPK/MK2-dependent phosphorylation controls cytotoxic RIPK1 signalling in inflammation and infection
Manoj B. Menon, Julia Gropengießer, Jessica Fischer, Lena Novikova, Anne Deuretzbacher, Juri Lafera, Hanna Schimmeck, Nicole Czymmeck, Natalia Ronkina, Alexey Kotlyarov, Martin Aepfelbacher, Matthias Gaestel & Klaus Ruckdeschel

The bacterial arginine glycosyltransferase effector NleB preferentially modifies Fas-associated death domain protein (FADD).
Nichollas E Scott, Cristina Giogha, Georgina L Pollock, Catherine L Kennedy, Andrew I Webb, Nicholas A Williamson, Jaclyn S Pearson and Elizabeth L Hartland

PD-L1 and IAPs co-operate to protect tumors from cytotoxic lymphocyte-derived TNF
Conor J Kearney, Najoua Lalaoui, Andrew J Freeman, Kelly M Ramsbottom, John Silke and Jane Oliaro


Thioredoxin-1 actively maintains the pseudokinase MLKL in a reduced state to suppress disulfide bond-dependent MLKL polymer formation and necroptosis
Eduardo Reynoso, Hua Liu, Lin Li, Anthony L. Yuan, She Chen and Zhigao Wang

MLKL forms disulfide bond-dependent amyloid-like polymers to induce necroptosis
Shuzhen Liu, Hua Liu, Andrea Johnston, Sarah Hanna-Addams, Eduardo Reynoso, Yougui Xiang, and Zhigao Wang

Sibiriline, a new small chemical inhibitor of receptor-interacting protein kinase 1, prevents immune-dependent hepatitis
Fabienne Le Cann, Claire Delehouzé, Sabrina Leverrier-Penna, Aveline Filliol, Arnaud Comte, Olivier Delalande, Nathalie Desban, Blandine Baratte, Isabelle Gallais, Claire Piquet-Pellorce, Florence Faurez, Marion Bonnet, Yvette Mettey, Peter Goekjian, Michel Samson, Peter Vandenabeele, Stéphane Bach, Marie-Thérèse Dimanche-Boitrel


Chemoproteomics-Enabled Covalent Ligand Screening Reveals a Thioredoxin-Caspase 3 Interaction Disruptor That Impairs Breast Cancer Pathogenicity
Kimberly E. Anderson, Milton To, James A. Olzmann and Daniel K. Nomura

Tumor-promoting function of apoptotic caspases by an amplification loop involving ROS, macrophages and JNK in Drosophila
Ernesto Pérez, Jillian L Lindblad and Andreas Bergmann

A Dual Role of Caspase-8 in Triggering and Sensing Proliferation-Associated DNA Damage, a Key Determinant of Liver Cancer Development
Yannick Boege, Mohsen Malehmir, Marc E. Healy, Kira Bettermann, Anna Lorentzen, Mihael Vucur, Akshay K. Ahuja, Friederike Böhm, Joachim C. Mertens, Yutaka Shimizu, Lukas Frick, Caroline Remouchamps, Karun Mutreja, Thilo Kähne, Devakumar Sundaravinayagam, Monika J. Wolf, Hubert Rehrauer, Christiane Koppe, Tobias Speicher, Susagna Padrissa-Altés, Renaud Maire, Jörn M. Schattenberg, Ju-Seong Jeong, Lei Liu, Stefan Zwirner, Regina Boger, Norbert Hüser, Roger J. Davis, Beat Müllhaupt, Holger Moch, Henning Schulze-Bergkamen, Pierre-Alain Clavien, Sabine Werner, Lubor Borsig, Sanjiv A. Luther, Philipp J. Jost, Ricardo Weinlich, Kristian Unger, Axel Behrens, Laura Hillert, Christopher Dillon, Michela Di Virgilio, David Wallach, Emmanuel Dejardin, Lars Zender, Michael Naumann, Henning Walczak, Douglas R. Green, Massimo Lopes, Inna Lavrik, Tom Luedde, Mathias Heikenwalder, Achim Weber

Engineering a light-activated caspase-3 for precise ablation of neurons in vivo
Ashley D. Smart, Roland A. Pache, Nathan D. Thomsen, Tanja Kortemme, Graeme W. Davis, and James A. Wells


Cross-talk between miR-471-5p and autophagy component proteins regulates LC3-associated phagocytosis (LAP) of apoptotic germ cells
Subbarayalu Panneerdoss, Suryavathi Viswanadhapalli, Nourhan Abdelfattah, Benjamin C. Onyeagucha, Santosh Timilsina, Tabrez A. Mohammad, Yidong Chen, Michael Drake, Kristiina Vuori, T. Rajendra Kumar & Manjeet K. Rao

Sterilizing immunity in the lung relies on targeting fungal apoptosis-like programmed cell death
Neta Shlezinger, Henriette Irmer, Sourabh Dhingra, Sarah R. Beattie, Robert A. Cramer, Gerhard H. Braus, Amir Sharon, Tobias M. Hohl

Germline BAP1 mutations induce a Warburg effect
Angela Bononi, Haining Yang, Carlotta Giorgi, Simone Patergnani, Laura Pellegrini, Mingming Su, Guoxiang Xie, Valentina Signorato, Sandra Pastorino, Paul Morris, Greg Sakamoto, Shafi Kuchay, Giovanni Gaudino, Harvey I Pass, Andrea Napolitano, Paolo Pinton, Wei Jia and Michele Carbone


Exploiting the pro-apoptotic function of NOXA as a therapeutic modality in cancer.
Guikema JE, Amiot M, Eldering E.

Role of apoptosis in the development of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)
Peintner, L; Borner, C

Cancer: Linking Powerhouses to Suicidal Bags
Laia Martínez-Carreres, Anita Nasrallah, and Lluis Fajas

Phosphatidylserine Is the Signal for TAM Receptors and Their Ligands
Greg Lemke

Caspase-2: an orphan enzyme out of the shadows
J Forsberg, B Zhivotovsky and M Olsson


A role for caspase-8 and TRAIL-R2/DR5 in ER-stress-induced apoptosis
Cristina Muñoz-Pinedo and Abelardo López-Rivas

Functional precision cancer medicine—moving beyond pure genomics
Anthony Letai

MK2 balances inflammation and cell death
Andrew Oberst

Cdk5 derails Mcl-1’s neuroprotection


ApoList – August 2017

Bcl-2 family and MOMP

Mitochondrial permeabilization engages NF-κB-dependent anti-tumour activity under caspase deficiency
Evangelos Giampazolias, Barbara Zunino, Sandeep Dhayade, Florian Bock, Catherine Cloix, Kai Cao, Alba Roca, Jonathan Lopez, Gabriel Ichim, Emma Proïcs, Camila Rubio-Patiño, Loic Fort, Nader Yatim, Emma Woodham, Susana Orozco, Lucia Taraborrelli, Nieves Peltzer, Daniele Lecis, Laura Machesky, Henning Walczak, Matthew L. Albert, Simon Milling, Andrew Oberst,
Jean-Ehrland Ricci, Kevin M. Ryan, Karen Blyth & Stephen W. G. Tait

Synergistic action of the MCL-1 inhibitor S63845 with current therapies in preclinical models of triple-negative and HER2-amplified breast cancer
Delphine Merino , James R. Whittle, François Vaillant, Antonin Serrano, Jia-Nan Gong, Goknur Giner, Ana Leticia Maragno, Maïa Chanrion, Emilie Schneider, Bhupinder Pal, Xiang Li, Grant Dewson, Julius Gräsel, Kevin Liu, Najoua Lalaoui, David Segal, Marco J. Herold, David C. S. Huang, Gordon K. Smyth, Olivier Geneste, Guillaume Lessene, Jane E. Visvader, Geoffrey J. Lindeman

Systems analysis of apoptotic priming in ovarian cancer identifies vulnerabilities and predictors of drug response
Ioannis K. Zervantonakis, Claudia Iavarone, Hsing-Yu Chen, Laura M. Selfors, Sangeetha Palakurthi, Joyce F. Liu, Ronny Drapkin, Ursula Matulonis, Joel D. Leverson, Deepak Sampath, Gordon B. Mills & Joan S. Brugge

Apoptotic resistance of human skin mast cells is mediated by Mcl-1
Tarek Hazzan, Jürgen Eberle, Margitta Worm & Magda Babina

Essential role for Bim in mediating the apoptotic and antitumor activities of immunotoxins
A Antignani, D Segal, N Simon, R J Kreitman, D Huang and D J FitzGerald

HSPB1 facilitates ERK-mediated phosphorylation and degradation of BIM to attenuate endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced apoptosis
Donna Kennedy, Katarzyna Mnich, Deepu Oommen, Reka Chakravarthy, Leonardo Almeida-Souza, Michiel Krols, Svetlana Saveljeva, Karen Doyle, Sanjeev Gupta, Vincent Timmerman, Sophie Janssens, Adrienne M Gorman and Afshin Samali

The BH3-only proteins BIM and PUMA are not critical for the reticulocyte apoptosis caused by loss of the pro-survival protein BCL-XL
Alex RD Delbridge, Brandon J Aubrey, Craig Hyland, Jonathan P Bernardini, Ladina Di Rago, Jean-Marc Garnier, Guillaume Lessene, Andreas Strasser, Warren S Alexander and Stephanie Grabow

PUMA gene delivery to synoviocytes reduces inflammation and degeneration of arthritic joints
Saw-See Hong, Hubert Marotte, Guillaume Courbon, Gary S. Firestein, Pierre Boulanger & Pierre Miossec

Jiyuan Liu, Zhen Tian, Nan Zhou, Xueying Liu, Chenyi Liao, Beilei Lei, Jianing Li, Shengyong Zhang, and Hui Chen

The ovarian reserve is depleted during puberty in a hormonally driven process dependent on the pro-apoptotic protein BMF
Seng H Liew, Quynh-Nhu Nguyen, Andreas Strasser, Jock K Findlay and Karla J Hutt

Death receptors

JWA regulates TRAIL-induced apoptosis via MARCH8-mediated DR4 ubiquitination in cisplatin-resistant gastric cancer cells
Q Wang, Q Chen, L Zhu, M Chen, W Xu, S Panday, Z Wang, A Li, O D Røe, R Chen, S Wang, R Zhang and J Zhou

p75NTR antagonists attenuate photoreceptor cell loss in murine models of retinitis pigmentosa
María Platón-Corchado, Pablo F Barcelona, Sean Jmaeff, Miguel Marchena, Alberto M Hernández-Pinto, Catalina Hernández-Sánchez, H Uri Saragovi and Enrique J de la Rosa

Dual role of DR5 in death and survival signaling leads to TRAIL resistance in cancer cells
Yelyzaveta Shlyakhtina, Valeria Pavet and Hinrich Gronemeyer

Necroptosis / DAI

RIPK1-RIPK3-MLKL-dependent necrosis promotes the aging of mouse male reproductive system
Dianrong Li, Lingjun Meng, Tao Xu, Yaning Su, Xiao Liu, Zhiyuan Zhang and Xiaodong Wang

RIP3 attenuates the pancreatic damage induced by deletion of ATG7
Xiaodong Zhou, Li Xie, Leizhou Xia, Frank Bergmann, Markus W Büchler, Guido Kroemer, Thilo Hackert and Franco Fortunato

Regulation of RIPK1 activation by TAK1-mediated phosphorylation dictates apoptosis and necroptosis
Jiefei Geng, Yasushi Ito, Linyu Shi, Palak Amin, Jiachen Chu, Amanda Tomie Ouchida, Adnan Kasim Mookhtiar, Heng Zhao, Daichao Xu, Bing Shan, Ayaz Najafov, Guangping Gao, Shizuo Akira & Junying Yuan

ZBP1/DAI ubiquitination and sensing of influenza vRNPs activate programmed cell death
Sannula Kesavardhana, Teneema Kuriakose, Clifford S. Guy, Parimal Samir, R.K. Subbarao Malireddi, Ashutosh Mishra, and Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti

Sensing of viral and endogenous RNA by ZBP1/DAI induces necroptosis
Jonathan Maelfait, Layal Liverpool, Anne Bridgeman, Katherine B Ragan, Jason W Upton and Jan Rehwinkel

Caspases and IAPs

Essential roles of Caspase-3 in facilitating Myc-induced genetic instability and carcinogenesis
Ian M Cartwright, Xinjian Liu, Min Zhou, Fang Li and Chuan-Yuan Li

A mutation in keratin 18 that causes caspase-digestion resistance protects homozygous transgenic mice from hepatic apoptosis and injury
Han-Na Yoon, Sung-Yeon Yoon, Jin-Hyuck Hong, and Nam-On Ku

IAPs protect host target tissues from graft-versus-host disease in mice
Tomomi Toubai, Corinne Rossi, Katherine Oravecz-Wilson, Chen Liu, CynthiaZajac, Shin-Rong Julia Wu, Yaping Sun, Hideaki Fujiwara, Hiroya Tamaki, Daniel Peltier, Mary Riwes, Israel Henig, Stuart Brabbs, Colin S. Duckett, Shaomeng Wang, and Pavan Reddy

IHC-based subcellular quantification provides new insights into prognostic relevance of FLIP and procaspase-8 in non-small-cell lung cancer
Ryan A Hutchinson, Helen G Coleman, Kathy Gately, Vincent Young, Siobhan Nicholson et al.

Smac mimetics and oncolytic viruses synergize in driving anticancer T-cell responses through complementary mechanisms
Dae-Sun Kim, Himika Dastidar, Chunfen Zhang, Franz J. Zemp, Keith Lau, Matthias Ernst, Andrea Rakic, Saif Sikdar, Jahanara Rajwani, Victor Naumenko, Dale R. Balce, Ben W. Ewanchuk, Pankaj Taylor, Robin M. Yates, Craig Jenne, Chris Gafuik & Douglas J. Mahoney

Efferocytosis and corpse degradation

Mouse macrophages show different requirements for phosphatidylserine receptor Tim4 in efferocytosis
Yuichi Yanagihashi, Katsumori Segawa, Ryota Maeda, Yo-ichi Nabeshima, and Shigekazu Nagata

Presumptive TRP channel CED-11 promotes cell volume decrease and facilitates degradation of apoptotic cells in Caenorhabditis elegans
Kaitlin Driscoll, Gillian M. Stanfield, Rita Droste, and H. Robert Horvitz

T Cell Zone Resident Macrophages Silently Dispose of Apoptotic Cells in the Lymph Node
Myriam Baratin, Léa Simon, Audrey Jorquera, Clément Ghigo, Doulaye Dembele, Jonathan Nowak, Rebecca Gentek, Stephan Wienert, Frederick Klauschen, Bernard Malissen, Marc Dalod, Marc Bajénoff


Nrf2-Keap1 pathway promotes cell proliferation and diminishes ferroptosis
Z Fan, A-K Wirth, D Chen, C J Wruck, M Rauh, M Buchfelder and N Savaskan

The Tumor Suppressor p53 Limits Ferroptosis by Blocking DPP4 Activity
Yangchun Xie, Shan Zhu, Xinxin Song, Xiaofang Sun, Yong Fan, Jinbao Liu, Meizuo Zhong, Hua Yuan, Lin Zhang, Timothy R. Billiar, Michael T. Lotze, Herbert J. Zeh III, Rui Kang, Guido Kroemer, Daolin Tang


Cancer-associated fibroblasts induce cancer cell apoptosis that regulates invasion mode of tumours
G Itoh, S Chida, K Yanagihara, M Yashiro, N Aiba and M Tanaka

Aberrant localization of apoptosis protease activating factor-1 in lipid raft sub-domains of diffuse large B cell lymphomas
Jayshree L. Hirpara, Thomas Loh3, Siok Bian Ng4, Wee Joo Chng5 and Shazib Pervaiz

Permeability transition in human mitochondria persists in the absence of peripheral stalk subunits of ATP synthase
Jiuya He, Joe Carroll, Shujing Ding, Ian M. Fearnley, and John E. Walker

p21 maintains senescent cell viability under persistent DNA damage response by restraining JNK and caspase signaling
Reut Yosef, Noam Pilpel, Nurit Papismadov, Hilah Gal, Yossi Ovadya, Ezra Vadai, Stav Miller, Ziv Porat, Shifra Ben‐Dor, and Valery Krizhanovsky

Amyloid single-cell cytotoxicity assays by nanomotion detection
Francesco S Ruggeri, Anne-Laure Mahul-Mellier, Sandor Kasas, Hilal A Lashuel, Giovanni Longo et al.


Gasdermins: Effectors of Pyroptosis
Stephen B. Kovacs, Edward A. Miao

BCL2: A promising cancer therapeutic target
Gudapureddy Radha, Sathees C. Raghavan

Targeting BCL-2 in B-cell lymphomas
Matthew S. Davids

The Unfolded Protein Response in Immunogenic Cell Death and Cancer Immunotherapy
Nicole Rufo, Abhishek D. Garg, Patrizia Agostinis

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