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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, Bax
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
Inflammasomes: mechanism of action, role in disease, and therapeutics.
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Ting et al., Chapel Hill, United States. In Nat Med, 29 Jul 2015
UNASSIGNED: The inflammasomes are innate immune system receptors and sensors that regulate the activation of caspase-1 and induce inflammation in response to infectious microbes and molecules derived from host proteins.
The pathogenic role of the inflammasome in neurodegenerative diseases.
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Ting et al., Chapel Hill, United States. In J Neurochem, 27 Jul 2015
UNASSIGNED: The inflammasome is a large macromolecular complex that contains multiple copies of a receptor or sensor of pathogen-derived or damage-derived molecular patterns, pro-caspase-1 and an adaptor called ASC (apoptotic speck containing protein with a CARD), which results in caspase-1 maturation.
IL-1β production is dependent of the activation of purinergic receptors and NLRP3 pathway in human macrophages.
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Lagente et al., Rennes, France. In Faseb J, 26 Jul 2015
Moreover, the caspase 1 inhibitor Z-YVAD-FMK and the cathepsin B inhibitor CA-074Me reduced production of IL-1β in a dose-dependent manner after LPS + MSU treatment.
A naturally occurring variant of the human prion protein completely prevents prion disease.
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Collinge et al., London, United Kingdom. In Nature, 25 Jul 2015
Mammalian prions, transmissible agents causing lethal neurodegenerative diseases, are composed of assemblies of misfolded cellular prion protein (PrP).
Inflammasome-independent role of AIM2 in suppressing colon tumorigenesis via DNA-PK and Akt.
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Ting et al., Chapel Hill, United States. In Nat Med, 24 Jul 2015
UNASSIGNED: The inflammasome activates caspase-1 and the release of interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and IL-18, and several inflammasomes protect against intestinal inflammation and colitis-associated colon cancer (CAC) in animal models.
mTORC1-Induced HK1-Dependent Glycolysis Regulates NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation.
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Choi et al., New York City, United States. In Cell Rep, 24 Jul 2015
Downregulation of glycolysis by inhibition of Raptor/mTORC1 or HK1 suppressed both pro-IL-1β maturation and caspase-1 activation in macrophages in response to LPS and ATP.
The receptor NLRP3 is a transcriptional regulator of TH2 differentiation.
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Ghiringhelli et al., Dijon, France. In Nat Immunol, 22 Jul 2015
UNASSIGNED: The receptor NLRP3 is involved in the formation of the NLRP3 inflammasome that activates caspase-1 and mediates the release of interleukin 1β (IL-1β) and IL-18.
Proteolytic Processing of Interleukin-1 Family Cytokines: Variations on a Common Theme.
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Beyaert et al., Gent, Belgium. In Immunity, 16 Jul 2015
Although much emphasis has been put on the role of caspase-1, another emerging theme is the involvement of neutrophil- and mast cell-derived proteases in IL-1 family cytokine processing.
Genipin suppresses NLRP3 inflammasome activation through uncoupling protein-2.
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Kolliputi et al., Tampa, United States. In Cell Immunol, 16 Jul 2015
In addition, genipin altered adenosine triphosphate (ATP)- and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)-mediated interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β) secretion and significantly suppressed caspase-1 activity in inflammasome-activated human macrophages.
Inflammasome activation and function in liver disease.
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Petrasek et al., Worcester, United States. In Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol, 09 Jul 2015
Inflammasomes are multiprotein complexes that can sense danger signals from damaged cells and pathogens and assemble to mediate caspase-1 activation, which proteolytically activates the cytokines IL-1β and IL-18.
BRCA1 Regulates IFI16 Mediated Nuclear Innate Sensing of Herpes Viral DNA and Subsequent Induction of the Innate Inflammasome and Interferon-β Responses.
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Chandran et al., North Chicago, United States. In Plos Pathog, 30 Jun 2015
IFI16, a sequence-independent nuclear innate sensor ALR, recognizes episomal dsDNA genomes of herpes viruses such as KSHV, EBV, and HSV-1 in the infected cell nuclei, forms an inflammasome complex with ASC and procaspase1, and relocates into the cytoplasm leading into Caspase-1 and IL-1β generation.
A Structural and Functional Comparison Between Infectious and Non-Infectious Autocatalytic Recombinant PrP Conformers.
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Supattapone et al., Blacksburg, United States. In Plos Pathog, 30 Jun 2015
UNASSIGNED: Infectious prions contain a self-propagating, misfolded conformer of the prion protein termed PrPSc.
Therapeutics targeting the inflammasome after central nervous system injury.
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Keane et al., Miami, United States. In Transl Res, 12 Jun 2015
The inflammasome is a component of the innate immune response involved in the activation of caspase 1 and the processing of pro-interleukin 1β.
[A more accurate and efficient fluorescent probe of Caspase-8 activity based on flow cytometric fluorescence resonance energy transfer].
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Hua et al., In Yao Xue Xue Bao, Mar 2015
Caspase family plays an important role in apoptosis pathway, especially Caspase-8 which located, at the initial of death receptor mediated apoptosis pathway, whose its activation can trigger subsequent precaspases' activation and lead to apoptosis.
The Potential Role of the NLRP3 Inflammasome as a Link between Mitochondrial Complex I Dysfunction and Inflammation in Bipolar Disorder.
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Andreazza et al., Toronto, Canada. In Neural Plast, Dec 2014
Upon sensing mitochondrial release of ROS, NLRP3 assembles the NLRP3 inflammasome, which releases caspase 1 to begin the inflammatory cascade.
Cutting Edge: Brucella abortus exploits a cellular prion protein on intestinal M cells as an invasive receptor.
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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.
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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].
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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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