Depolarization of Hippocampal Neurons Induces Formation of Nonsynaptic NMDA Receptor Islands Resembling Nascent Postsynaptic Densities(1,2,3).
Bethesda, United States. In Eneuro, Nov 2015
Islands exhibit cytoplasmic dense material resembling that at postsynaptic densities (PSDs), and contain typical PSD components, including MAGUKS (membrane-associated guanylate kinases), GKAP, Shank, Homer, and CaMKII detected by pre-embedding immunogold electron microscopy.
SHANK1 and autism spectrum disorders.
Shanghai, China. In Sci China Life Sci, Oct 2015
The Neurexin-Neuroligin-Shank (NRXN-NLGN-SHANK) pathway plays a key role in the formation, maturation and maintenance of synapses, consistent with the hypothesis of neurodevelopmental abnormality in ASD.
PDZ Protein Regulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Trafficking and Signaling Pathways.
London, Canada. In Mol Pharmacol, Oct 2015
These PDZ domain-containing proteins include the membrane-associated guanylate-like kinases [postsynaptic density protein of 95 kilodaltons; synapse-associated protein of 97 kilodaltons; postsynaptic density protein of 93 kilodaltons; synapse-associated protein of 102 kilodaltons; discs, large homolog 5; caspase activation and recruitment domain and membrane-associated guanylate-like kinase domain-containing protein 3; membrane protein, palmitoylated 3; calcium/calmodulin-dependent serine protein kinase; membrane-associated guanylate kinase protein (MAGI)-1, MAGI-2, and MAGI-3], Na(+)/H(+) exchanger regulatory factor proteins (NHERFs) (NHERF1, NHERF2, PDZ domain-containing kidney protein 1, and PDZ domain-containing kidney protein 2), Golgi-associated PDZ proteins (Gα-binding protein interacting protein, C-terminus and CFTR-associated ligand), PDZ domain-containing guanine nucleotide exchange factors (GEFs) 1 and 2, regulator of G protein signaling (RGS)-homology-RhoGEFs (PDZ domain-containing RhoGEF and leukemia-associated RhoGEF), RGS3 and RGS12, spinophilin and neurabin-1, SRC homology 3 domain and multiple ankyrin repeat domain (Shank) proteins (Shank1, Shank2, and Shank3), partitioning defective proteins 3 and 6, multiple PDZ protein 1, Tamalin, neuronal nitric oxide synthase, syntrophins, protein interacting with protein kinase C α 1, syntenin-1, and sorting nexin 27.
Roles of linear ubiquitinylation, a crucial regulator of NF-κB and cell death, in the immune system.
Kyoto, Japan. In Immunol Rev, Jul 2015
Linear ubiquitinylation, a newly identified post-translational modification, is catalyzed by the linear ubiquitin assembly complex (LUBAC), which is composed of three different subunits, HOIL-1L (heme-oxidized IRP2 ligase 1L), HOIP (HOIL-1 interacting protein), and SHARPIN (SHANK-associated RH domain-interacting protein).