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Prion protein

PrP, caspase-1, ICE, Caspase
The protein encoded by this gene is a membrane glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored glycoprotein that tends to aggregate into rod-like structures. The encoded protein contains a highly unstable region of five tandem octapeptide repeats. This gene is found on chromosome 20, approximately 20 kbp upstream of a gene which encodes a biochemically and structurally similar protein to the one encoded by this gene. Mutations in the repeat region as well as elsewhere in this gene have been associated with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, fatal familial insomnia, Gerstmann-Straussler disease, Huntington disease-like 1, and kuru. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding the same protein. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: CAN, caspase-3, V1a, bcl-2, IL-18
Papers using PrP antibodies
Mitochondrial regulation of cell death: processing of apoptosis-inducing factor (AIF)
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Blasiak Janusz et al., In Molecular Biology Reports, 2009
... ApoAlert Caspase Colorimetric Assay Kit was bought from Clontech Laboratories Inc (Palo Alto, ...
Subchronic oral toxicity of silver nanoparticles
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Su Hong-Lin et al., In International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2009
... The concentration of AgNP on NSP was determined by an atomic absorption spectrometer (iCE 3300; Thermo Scientific, Waltham, MA).
Discovery of novel anticancer therapeutics targeting the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway
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Das Gobardhan, In PLoS ONE, 2008
... Caspase-Glo™ 3/7 assay kit was acquired from Promega Corporation, Madison, WI, USA ...
The familial Mediterranean fever protein, pyrin, is cleaved by caspase-1 and activates NF-kappaB through its N-terminal fragment
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Mukhopadhyay Partha, In PLoS ONE, 2007
... , NF-κB (p65), IκB-α, and caspase-1 antibodies (Abs) were obtained from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (Santa Cruz, CA, USA) ...
Modulation of proteinase K-resistant prion protein in cells and infectious brain homogenate by redox iron: implications for prion replication and disease pathogenesis.
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Khoury Joseph El, In PLoS ONE, 2006
... PrP-specific monoclonal antibody 8H4 (against residues 145 to 180) was obtained from Abcam (Cambridge, MA, USA) and ...
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Papers on PrP
Structural Mechanisms of Inflammasome Assembly.
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Wu et al., Cambridge, United States. In Febs J, 29 Nov 2014
UNLABELLED: Inflammasomes are supramolecular signaling complexes that activate a subset of caspases known as inflammatory caspases such as caspase-1.
Low expression of the E3 Ubiquitin Ligase CBL Confers Chemoresistance in Human Pancreatic Cancer and is Targeted by Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibition.
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Donahue et al., David, Panama. In Clin Cancer Res, 27 Nov 2014
Erlotinib + gemcitabine treated PDAC(CBL-low) cells exhibited greater apoptosis by cleaved PARP, Caspase 3 and Annexin V/PI.
Caspase-8 polymorphisms result in reduced Alemtuzumab-induced T-cell apoptosis and worse survival after transplantation.
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Russell et al., London, United Kingdom. In Bone Marrow Transplant, 27 Nov 2014
UNLABELLED: Allo-SCT using unrelated donors is a curative treatment for patients with hematological disorders.
DICER1/Alu RNA dysmetabolism induces Caspase-8-mediated cell death in age-related macular degeneration.
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Ambati et al., Napoli, Italy. In Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 27 Nov 2014
In this study, we implicate the involvement of Caspase-8 as a critical mediator of RPE degeneration.
An activating NLRC4 inflammasome mutation causes autoinflammation with recurrent macrophage activation syndrome.
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Goldbach-Mansky et al., Bethesda, United States. In Nat Genet, 31 Oct 2014
Inflammasomes are innate immune sensors that respond to pathogen- and damage-associated signals with caspase-1 activation, interleukin (IL)-1β and IL-18 secretion, and macrophage pyroptosis.
Mutation of NLRC4 causes a syndrome of enterocolitis and autoinflammation.
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Lifton et al., New Haven, United States. In Nat Genet, 31 Oct 2014
These receptors include cytoplasmic NOD-like receptors (NLRs) whose stimulation recruits and proteolytically activates caspase-1 within the inflammasome, a multiprotein complex.
Dietary modulation of the microbiome affects autoinflammatory disease.
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Kanneganti et al., Memphis, United States. In Nature, 28 Oct 2014
Recent reports demonstrated a crucial role for interleukin-1β (IL-1β) in osteomyelitis, but deletion of the inflammasome components caspase-1 and NLRP3 failed to rescue Pstpip2(cmo) mice from inflammatory bone disease.
Relationships between cobalamin, epidermal growth factor, and normal prions in the myelin maintenance of central nervous system.
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Tredici et al., Milano, Italy. In Int J Biochem Cell Biol, 17 Oct 2014
Cbl and EGF increase normal prion (PrP(C)) synthesis and PrP(C) levels in rat spinal cord (SC) and elsewhere.
Structural mechanisms in NLR inflammasome signaling.
Review
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Riedl et al., Los Angeles, United States. In Curr Opin Struct Biol, 05 Oct 2014
Once formed, oligomers of the NLR proteins NLRP3 or NLRC4 'recruit' the adaptor protein ASC and the effector caspase-1, whereby NLRC4 can also directly interact with caspase-1.
A test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease using nasal brushings.
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Zanusso et al., Hamilton, United States. In N Engl J Med, 07 Sep 2014
A test that detects the specific marker for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the prion protein (PrP(CJD)), by means of real-time quaking-induced conversion (RT-QuIC) testing of cerebrospinal fluid has a sensitivity of 80 to 90% for the diagnosis of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Prions in the urine of patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
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Soto et al., Micronesia. In N Engl J Med, 07 Sep 2014
BACKGROUND: Prions, the infectious agents responsible for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, consist mainly of the misfolded prion protein (PrP(Sc)).
Parthenolide Sensitizes Human Colorectal Cancer Cells to Tumor Necrosis Factor-related Apoptosis-inducing Ligand through Mitochondrial and Caspase Dependent Pathway.
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Kim et al., Chŏnju, South Korea. In Intestinal Res, Jan 2014
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Combination therapy utilizing tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) in conjunction with other anticancer agents, is a promising strategy to overcome TRAIL resistance in malignant cells.
Protein Folding Activity of the Ribosome (PFAR) -- A Target for Antiprion Compounds.
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Sanyal et al., Uppsala, Sweden. In Viruses, Dec 2013
Prions are misfolded amyloid aggregates of the prion protein (PrP), which form when the alpha helical, soluble form of PrP converts to an aggregation-prone, beta sheet form.
Prion Protein-Specific Antibodies-Development, Modes of Action and Therapeutics Application.
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Legname et al., Trieste, Italy. In Viruses, Dec 2013
UNLABELLED: Prion diseases or Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) are lethal neurodegenerative disorders involving the misfolding of the host encoded cellular prion protein, PrPC.
Alzheimer's disease and prion protein.
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Liu et al., Boston, United States. In Intractable Rare Dis Res, May 2013
The cellular prion protein (PrP(C)) has newly been identified as a cell surface receptor for Aβ oligomers.
Cutting Edge: Brucella abortus exploits a cellular prion protein on intestinal M cells as an invasive receptor.
GeneRIF
Ohno et al., Japan. In J Immunol, 2012
orally infected B. abortus invades the host through M cells by using PrP(C) on the apical surface of M cells as an uptake receptor
The association between prion proteins and Aβ₁₋₄₂ oligomers in cytotoxicity and apoptosis.
GeneRIF
Kim et al., South Korea. In Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2012
cells with abundant PrPC expression seemed to be more susceptible to Abeta(1-42) oligomer toxicity, suggesting the importance of the level of PrPC expression in the induction of apoptosis.
Cofactor molecules maintain infectious conformation and restrict strain properties in purified prions.
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Supattapone et al., United States. In Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2012
Cofactor molecules maintain infectious conformation and restrict strain properties in purified prions
[A redox process of ethanethiol group increases formation of beta-sheet structure and amyloid fibrils of wild type human prion protein].
GeneRIF
Dong et al., Beijing, China. In Bing Du Xue Bao, 2012
the formation of the disulfide bridge induces the alteration of the secondary structure and enhances the progresses of aggregation and fibrillization of PrP protein.
Neuregulin-1 exerts protective effects against neurotoxicities induced by C-terminal fragments of APP via ErbB4 receptor.
GeneRIF
Woo et al., Seoul, South Korea. In J Pharmacol Sci, 2011
NRG1 attenuated the neurotoxicities induced by the expression of APP-CTs in neuronal cells.
More papers using PrP antibodies
Autophagy is involved in cytotoxic effects of crotoxin in human breast cancer cell line MCF-7 cells
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Teixeira Natércia A et al., In BMC Cell Biology, 2006
... Caspase-GloTM -3/7 luminometric assay was from Promega Corporation (Madison, WI, USA) and ...
Apoptosis induced by proteasome inhibition in cancer cells: predominant role of the p53/PUMA pathway.
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Wölfl Stefan, In PLoS ONE, 2006
... Caspase substrate N-acteyl-Asp-Glu-Val-Asp-7-amino-4-methyl-coumarin (Ac-DEVD-AMC) and the pan-caspase inhibitor Z-Val-Ala-Asp(O-methyl)-fluoromethylketone (zVAD-fmk) were obtained from Bachem (St ...
Pannexin-1 couples to maitotoxin- and nigericin-induced interleukin-1beta release through a dye uptake-independent pathway
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Rothwell Nancy J et al., In European Journal of Immunology, 2006
... The anti-mouse p10 caspase-1 antibody was from Santa Cruz Biotechnology.
COPs and POPs: modulators of inflammasome activity
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Magun Bruce et al., In Toxins, 2006
... MA), anti-ASC was purchased from Enzo Life Sciences (Lausen, Switzerland), and anti-p38, anti-cryopyrin (H-66)/NALP3, and anti-caspase-1 (M-20) were purchased from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (Santa Cruz, CA) ...
The low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 (LRP1) mediates the endocytosis of the cellular prion protein.
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Westaway David, In PLoS Pathogens, 2006
... Insertion of the coding sequence of murine PrP containing a 3F4 epitope tag into pIRESneo (Clontech-Takara Bio Europe) and generation ...
MPTP and DSP-4 susceptibility of substantia nigra and locus coeruleus catecholaminergic neurons in mice is independent of parkin activity
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Moore Darren J et al., In Molecular Neurodegeneration, 2006
... Adult hemizygous PrP-A53T-αSyn transgenic mice [ ...
The inflammasome: first line of the immune response to cell stress
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Ishibashi Hiromi et al., In Arthritis Research & Therapy, 2005
... Polyclonal anti-IL-1β, pro-IL-1β and anti-cleaved caspase-1 (D57A2) antibodies were purchased from Cell Signaling Technology (Beverly, MA, USA) ...
Thymidylate synthase: a critical target in cancer therapy?
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Morawiec-Sztandera Alina et al., In Molecular Biology Reports, 2003
... ApoAlert Caspase Colorimetric Assay Kit was bought from Clontech Laboratories Inc (Palo Alto, ...
Botulinum neurotoxin C initiates two different programs for neurite degeneration and neuronal apoptosis
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Nicotera Pierluigi et al., In The Journal of Cell Biology, 2002
... Caspase inhibitors zVAD-fmk, Ac-YVAD-chloromethylketone, and zD-cbk were obtained from Bachem.
Equine estrogens differentially prevent cell death induced by glutamate
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Bhavnani Bhagu R et al., In BMC Neuroscience, 2002
... Caspase inhibitors, Z-Val-Ala-DL-Asp (OMe)-fluoromethylketone (Z-VAD-fmk) and Z-Asp (OMe)-Glu (OMe)-Val-DL-Asp (OMe)- fluoromethylketone (Z-DEVD-fmk) were purchased from Bachem Bioscience Inc (King of ...
Membrane microdomain switching: a regulatory mechanism of amyloid precursor protein processing
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Nukina Nobuyuki et al., In The Journal of Cell Biology, 2001
... The following antibodies were used: anti-APP (22C11), anti-BACE1, and anti–Thy-1.1 (Millipore); anti-PrP (SAF-32; Cayman Chemical); anticalnexin, anti-GM130, anti-X11, ...
The Apoptosome Pathway to Caspase Activation in Primary Human Neutrophils Exhibits Dramatically Reduced Requirements for Cytochrome c
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Martin Seamus J. et al., In The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1999
... anti–X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein (XIAP), anti-BRUCE, and anti-gelsolin antibodies were purchased from BD Biosciences; anti–caspase-1 rabbit polyclonal antibody was purchased from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.; anti–caspase-6 and anti–caspase-9 ...
Development and validation of real-time quantitative reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for monitoring gene expression in cardiac myocytes in vitro.
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Valdivia Raphael H., In PLoS Pathogens, 1998
... Caspase 1 inhibitors, YVAD and WEHD were purchased from Biovision and R&D systems, respectively ...
Gene expression during ER stress–induced apoptosis in neurons
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Prehn Jochen H.M. et al., In The Journal of Cell Biology, 1997
... Caspase substrate acetyl-DEVD-7-amido-4-methylcoumarin (Ac-DEVD-AMC) and the broad-spectrum caspase inhibitor Z-Val-Ala-Asp(O-methyl)-fluoromethylketone (zVAD-fmk) were obtained from Bachem.
Pyridinyl imidazole inhibitors of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase bind in the ATP site
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Claesson Mogens H. et al., In The Journal of Cell Biology, 1996
... Ac-Y-V-A-D-chloromethylketone ICE inhibitor (N-1330) was from Bachem Bioscience (Heidelberg, Germany) ...
Apoptosis signaling pathway in T cells is composed of ICE/Ced-3 family proteases and MAP kinase kinase 6b
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Simon Hans-Uwe et al., In The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1996
... The IL-1 converting enzyme (ICE) inhibitor II (N-acetyl-Tyr-Val-Ala-Asp-chloromethylketone; Ac-YVAD-cmk) was obtained from Bachem (Bubendorf, Switzerland) ...
FLICE induced apoptosis in a cell-free system. Cleavage of caspase zymogens
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Kroemer Guido et al., In The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1996
... (500 ng/ml; Immunotech, Marseille, France) in the presence or absence of the membrane-permeant–specific inhibitor of ICE, Ac-YVAD.cmk
Protein oligomerization modulates raft partitioning and apical sorting of GPI-anchored proteins
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Zurzolo Chiara et al., In The Journal of Cell Biology, 1993
... αPLAP was purchased from Rockland; αGH was purchased from Biotrend GMBH; α-cmyc and α-SAF 32 αPrP were purchased from Cayman Chemical; and biotin, HRP-linked ...
Nitric oxide as a secretory product of mammalian cells
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Zeiher Andreas M. et al., In The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1991
... ICE- and CPP32-substrates and inhibitors were delivered by Bachem (Heidelberg, Germany).
The disease characteristics of different strains of scrapie in Sinc congenic mouse lines: implications for the nature of the agent and host control of pathogenesis.
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Lasmezas Corinne Ida, In PLoS ONE, 1990
These mice express human PrP under the regulation of the murine promoter sequences, and survive for the same lifespan as non-transgenic mice of ...
Glutamate neurotoxicity and the inhibition of protein synthesis in the hippocampal slice
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Schubert David et al., In The Journal of Cell Biology, 1990
... Ac-YVAD-cmk, also known as ICE inhibitor II, was from both Calbiochem (La Jolla, CA) and Bachem California (Torrance, CA).
Cell-autonomous action of zebrafish spt-1 mutation in specific mesodermal precursors
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Weissmann Charles, In PLoS Biology, 1989
... The corresponding EGFP-PrP constructs were engineered through conventional cloning procedures, by inserting leader cDNAs into the NheI/AgeI; and core and/or GPI-anchor cDNAs into the BglII/EcoRI sites of pEGFP-C1 (BD Biosciences Clontech) ...
Characterization of a human follicular thyroid carcinoma cell line (UCLA RO 82 W-1).
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Badley Andrew D., In PLoS ONE, 1988
... The CellTiter-Blue cell viability and the Caspase-Glo 3/7, 8 or 9 assays were purchased from Promega Corporation (Madison, WI, USA) ...
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