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Neurotrophic tyrosine kinase, receptor, type 3

trkC, NTRK3
This gene encodes a member of the neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) family. This kinase is a membrane-bound receptor that, upon neurotrophin binding, phosphorylates itself and members of the MAPK pathway. Signalling through this kinase leads to cell differentiation and may play a role in the development of proprioceptive neurons that sense body position. Mutations in this gene have been associated with medulloblastomas, secretory breast carcinomas and other cancers. Several transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2011] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: trkA, TrkB, neurotrophin-3, Brain-derived neurotrophic factor, NGF
Papers on trkC
Angiogenic, neurotrophic, and inflammatory system SNPs moderate the association between birth weight and ADHD symptom severity.
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IMAGE Consortium et al., Greensboro, United States. In Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet, 31 Dec 2014
SNPs within neurotrophic (NTRK3) and cytokine genes (CNTFR) were associated with ADHD inattentive symptom severity.
Selective conversion of fibroblasts into peripheral sensory neurons.
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Baldwin et al., Los Angeles, United States. In Nat Neurosci, 24 Dec 2014
These neurons are divided into three functional classes (nociceptors/pruritoceptors, mechanoreceptors and proprioceptors) that are distinguished by their selective expression of TrkA, TrkB or TrkC receptors, respectively.
Establishment of a cellular model to study TrkC-dependent neuritogenesis.
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Matuszyk et al., Wrocław, Poland. In In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim, 15 Dec 2014
TrkA and TrkC are neurotrophin receptors derived from the tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family of receptor tyrosine kinases.
Neurodevelopment. Dendrite morphogenesis depends on relative levels of NT-3/TrkC signaling.
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Luo et al., Stanford, United States. In Science, 01 Dec 2014
We show that the neurotrophin receptor tropomyosin-related kinase C (TrkC) is required for dendritic growth and branching of mouse cerebellar Purkinje cells.
Targetable kinase-activating lesions in Ph-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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Mullighan et al., Memphis, United States. In N Engl J Med, 11 Oct 2014
Cell lines and human leukemic cells expressing ABL1, ABL2, CSF1R, and PDGFRB fusions were sensitive in vitro to dasatinib, EPOR and JAK2 rearrangements were sensitive to ruxolitinib, and the ETV6-NTRK3 fusion was sensitive to crizotinib.
The genomic landscape of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and pediatric non-brainstem high-grade glioma.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital–Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project et al., Memphis, United States. In Nat Genet, May 2014
Structural variants generating fusion genes were found in 47% of DIPGs and NBS-HGGs, with recurrent fusions involving the neurotrophin receptor genes NTRK1, NTRK2 and NTRK3 in 40% of NBS-HGGs in infants.
Distant metastatic spread of molecularly proven infantile fibrosarcoma of the chest in a 2-month-old girl: case report and review of literature.
Review
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Anderson et al., Rotterdam, Netherlands. In J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, Apr 2014
Infantile fibrosarcoma (IFS) is a malignant neoplasm, arising in children younger than 2 years of age and with a hallmark chromosomal translocation t(12;15)(p13;q26) encoding an ETV6-NTRK3 fusion oncoprotein.
Structural basis for extracellular cis and trans RPTPσ signal competition in synaptogenesis.
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Aricescu et al., Nashville, United States. In Nat Commun, Dec 2013
Crystal structures of RPTPσ bound to its postsynaptic ligand TrkC detail an interaction surface partially overlapping the glycosaminoglycan-binding site.
Regulation of neurotrophin receptor (Trk) signaling: suppressor of cytokine signaling 2 (SOCS2) is a new player.
Review
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Turnley et al., Melbourne, Australia. In Front Mol Neurosci, Dec 2013
They do this by binding to their cognate receptors, members of the Tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) receptor tyrosine kinase family, namely TrkA, TrkB, and TrkC.
NGF, BDNF, NT3, and NT4.
Review
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Bothwell, Seattle, United States. In Handb Exp Pharmacol, Dec 2013
Four neurotrophins, NGF, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), neurotrophin-3 (NT3), and neurotrophin-4 (NT4), regulate a wide variety of neural functions, acting upon p75NTR, TrkA, TrkB, and TrkC receptors.
The role of rab proteins in neuronal cells and in the trafficking of neurotrophin receptors.
Review
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Cogli et al., Lecce, Italy. In Membranes (basel), Dec 2013
Neurotrophins exert their role by binding to their receptors, the Trk family of receptor tyrosine kinases (TrkA, TrkB, and TrkC) and p75NTR, a member of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor superfamily.
Transcriptional Evidence for the Role of Chronic Venlafaxine Treatment in Neurotrophic Signaling and Neuroplasticity Including also Glutatmatergic- and Insulin-Mediated Neuronal Processes.
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Bagdy et al., Budapest, Hungary. In Plos One, Dec 2013
Simultaneously, VLX activated the expression of genes involved in neurotrophic signaling (Ntrk2, Ntrk3), glutamatergic transmission (Gria3, Grin2b and Grin2a), neuroplasticity (Camk2g/b, Cd47), synaptogenesis (Epha5a, Gad2) and cognitive processes (Clstn2).
Functional switch from pro-neurotrophins to mature neurotrophins.
Review
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Chen et al., Xi'an, China. In Curr Protein Pept Sci, Nov 2013
While mature neurotrophins exhibit neuroprotective roles via tyrosine kinase receptors (TrkA, TrkB and TrkC), the proforms of neurotrophins show totally-different biological effects that may induce apoptotic cell death of neurons by triggering p75NTR-sortilin signaling cascades.
Chaperones as thermodynamic sensors of drug-target interactions reveal kinase inhibitor specificities in living cells.
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Lindquist et al., Cambridge, United States. In Nat Biotechnol, Jul 2013
Demonstrating the value of the assay, we identify ETV6-NTRK3 as a target of the FDA-approved drug crizotinib (Xalkori).
Small-molecule modulation of neurotrophin receptors: a strategy for the treatment of neurological disease.
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Massa et al., Stanford, United States. In Nat Rev Drug Discov, Jul 2013
One strategy to overcome these limitations is to target individual neurotrophin receptors — such as tropomyosin receptor kinase A (TRKA), TRKB, TRKC, the p75 neurotrophin receptor or sortilin — with small-molecule ligands.
Expression of neurotrophin receptors by retinoinvasive uveal melanoma.
GeneRIF
Finger et al., New York City, United States. In Melanoma Res, 2012
expression of neurotrophin receptors Pan-Trk, p75 neurotrophin receptor (p75(NTR) and ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor-alpha in ulveal melanoma does not show a role in growth.
A tripartite complex composed of ETV6-NTRK3, IRS1 and IGF1R is required for ETV6-NTRK3-mediated membrane localization and transformation.
GeneRIF
Sorensen et al., Vancouver, Canada. In Oncogene, 2012
find that both IRS1 and kinase active IGF1R are required for ETV6-NTRK3 transformation, that tyrosine phosphorylated IRS1 is present in high molecular weight complexes with EN and IGF1R, and that EN colocalizes with IGF1R at the plasma membrane
Transcriptional regulation of TRKC by SOX2 in human embryonic stem cells.
GeneRIF
Donovan et al., Irvine, United States. In Stem Cell Res, 2012
SOX2 utilizes a specific binding motif to directly interact with the TRKC regulatory region.
Cograft of neural stem cells and schwann cells overexpressing TrkC and neurotrophin-3 respectively after rat spinal cord transection.
GeneRIF
Teng et al., Guangzhou, China. In Biomaterials, 2011
Transplantation of overexpressing neurotrophin-3-Schwann cells + trkC-neural stem cells in Gelfoam into the lesion gap immediately following injury results in significantly improved relay of the cortical motor evoked potential.
Neurotrophin receptor TrkC is an entry receptor for Trypanosoma cruzi in neural, glial, and epithelial cells.
GeneRIF
Pereiraperrin et al., Boston, United States. In Infect Immun, 2011
TrkC is implicated as a functional PDNF receptor in cell entry, independently of sialic acid recognition, mediating broad T. cruzi infection both in vitro and in vivo.
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