Altered Expression of CDC42 Signaling Pathway Components in Cortical Layer 3 Pyramidal Cells in Schizophrenia.
Pittsburgh, United States. In Biol Psychiatry, 11 May 2015
We examined the integrity of the CDC42-p21-activated serine/threonine protein kinases (PAK)-LIM domain-containing serine/threonine protein kinases (LIMK) signaling pathway in schizophrenia in a layer-specific and cell type-specific fashion in DLPFC deep layer 3. METHODS: Using laser microdissection, samples of DLPFC deep layer 3 were collected from 56 matched pairs of subjects with schizophrenia and comparison subjects, and levels of CDC42-PAK-LIMK pathway messenger RNAs were measured by quantitative polymerase chain reaction.
Effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on the cytoskeleton: an open-label intervention study.
Hannover, Germany. In Lipids Health Dis, Dec 2014
RESULTS: N-3 PUFA supplementation resulted in a significant down-regulation of cytoskeleton-associated genes, in particular three GTPases (RAC1, RHOA, CDC42), three kinases (ROCK1, PAK2, LIMK), two Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome proteins (WASL, WASF2) as well as actin related protein 2/3 complex (ARPC2, ARPC3) and cofilin (CFL1).
β-Arrestin-kinase scaffolds: turn them on or turn them off?
Riverside, United States. In Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med, 2013
Subsequently a number of other kinases have been shown to undergo β-arrestin-dependent regulation, including Akt, phosphatidylinositol-3kinase (PI3K), Lim-domain-containing kinase (LIMK), calcium calmodulin kinase II (CAMKII), and calcium calmodulin kinase kinase β (CAMKKβ).