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Chem Biol Interact ; 311: 108796, 2019 Sep 25.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31421116

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Lambda-cyhalothrin (LCT) is a broad-spectrum pesticide widely used in agriculture throughout the world. This pesticide is considered a potential contaminant of surface and underground water as well as food, posing a risk to ecosystems and humans. In this sense, we decided to evaluate the activity of enzymes belonging to the purinergic system, which is linked with regulation of extracellular nucleotides and nucleosides, such as adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and adenosine (Ado) molecules involved in the regulation of inflammatory response. However, there are no data concerning the effects of LCT exposure on the purinergic system, where extracellular nucleotides act as signaling molecules. The aim of this study was to evaluate nucleotide hydrolysis by E-NTPDase (ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase), Ecto-NPP (ecto-nucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase), ecto-5'-nucleotidase and ecto-adenosine deaminase (E-ADA) in platelets and liver of adult rats on days 7, 30, 45 and 60 after daily gavage with 6.2 and 31.1 mg/kg bw of LCT. Gene expression patterns of NTPDases1-3 and 5'-nucleotidase were also determined in those tissues. In parallel, lambda-cyhalothrin metabolites [3-(2-chloro-3,3,3- trifluoroprop-1-enyl)-2,2-dimethyl-cyclopropane carboxylic acid (CFMP), 4-hydroxyphenoxybenzoic acid (4-OH-3-PBA), and 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA)] were measured in plasma. Results showed that exposure rats to LCT caused a significant increase in the assessed enzymes activities. Gene expression pattern of ectonucleotidases further revealed a significant increase in E-NTPDase1, E-NTPDase2, and E-NTPDase3 mRNA levels after LCT administration at all times. A dose-dependent increase in LCT metabolite levels was also observed but there no significant variations in levels from weeks to week, suggesting steady-steady equilibrium. Correlation analyses revealed that LCT metabolites in the liver and plasma were positively correlated with the adenine nucleotides hydrolyzing enzyme, E-ADA and E-NPP activities in platelets and liver of rats exposed to lambda-cyhalothin. Our results show that LCT and its metabolites may affect purinergic enzymatic cascade and cause alterations in energy metabolism.


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Plaquetas/efeitos dos fármacos , Regulação da Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Fígado/efeitos dos fármacos , Nitrilos/farmacologia , Nucleotidases/genética , Nucleosídeos de Purina/metabolismo , Piretrinas/farmacologia , Adenosina Desaminase/genética , Adenosina Desaminase/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Animais , Plaquetas/enzimologia , Plaquetas/metabolismo , Cromatografia Líquida de Alta Pressão , Hidrólise , Fígado/enzimologia , Fígado/metabolismo , Masculino , Espectrometria de Massas , Nitrilos/sangue , Nitrilos/metabolismo , Nucleotidases/metabolismo , Piretrinas/sangue , Piretrinas/metabolismo , Pirofosfatases/genética , Pirofosfatases/metabolismo , Ratos , Ratos Wistar
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BMJ ; 366: l4410, 2019 08 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31371314

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OBJECTIVE: To determine if genetically increased serum calcium levels are associated with improved bone mineral density and a reduction in osteoporotic fractures. DESIGN: Mendelian randomisation study. SETTING: Cohorts used included: the UK Biobank cohort, providing genotypic and estimated bone mineral density data; 25 cohorts from UK, USA, Europe, and China, providing genotypic and fracture data; and 17 cohorts from Europe, providing genotypic and serum calcium data (summary level statistics). PARTICIPANTS: A genome-wide association meta-analysis of serum calcium levels in up to 61 079 individuals was used to identify genetic determinants of serum calcium levels. The UK Biobank study was used to assess the association of genetic predisposition to increased serum calcium with estimated bone mineral density derived from heel ultrasound in 426 824 individuals who had, on average, calcium levels in the normal range. A fracture genome-wide association meta-analysis comprising 24 cohorts and the UK Biobank including a total of 76 549 cases and 470 164 controls, who, on average, also had calcium levels in the normal range was then performed. RESULTS: A standard deviation increase in genetically derived serum calcium (0.13 mmol/L or 0.51 mg/dL) was not associated with increased estimated bone mineral density (0.003 g/cm2, 95% confidence interval -0.059 to 0.066; P=0.92) or a reduced risk of fractures (odds ratio 1.01, 95% confidence interval 0.89 to 1.15; P=0.85) in inverse-variance weighted mendelian randomisation analyses. Sensitivity analyses did not provide evidence of pleiotropic effects. CONCLUSIONS: Genetic predisposition to increased serum calcium levels in individuals with normal calcium levels is not associated with an increase in estimated bone mineral density and does not provide clinically relevant protection against fracture. Whether such predisposition mimics the effect of short term calcium supplementation is not known. Given that the same genetically derived increase in serum calcium is associated with an increased risk of coronary artery disease, widespread calcium supplementation in the general population could provide more risk than benefit.


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Densidade Óssea/genética , Cálcio/sangue , Predisposição Genética para Doença , Fraturas por Osteoporose/sangue , Fraturas por Osteoporose/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Diacilglicerol Quinase/genética , Feminino , Fator de Transcrição GATA3/genética , Estudo de Associação Genômica Ampla , Genótipo , Humanos , Masculino , Análise da Randomização Mendeliana , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único , Receptores de Detecção de Cálcio/genética , Medição de Risco , Vitamina D3 24-Hidroxilase/genética , Vitamina K Epóxido Redutases/genética
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Nat Commun ; 10(1): 2574, 2019 06 12.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31189925

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Complex conformational dynamics are essential for function of the dimeric molecular chaperone heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90), including transient, ATP-biased N-domain dimerization that is necessary to attain ATPase competence. The intrinsic, but weak, ATP hydrolyzing activity of human Hsp90 is markedly enhanced by the co-chaperone Aha1. However, the cellular concentration of Aha1 is substoichiometric relative to Hsp90. Here we report that initial recruitment of this cochaperone to Hsp90 is markedly enhanced by phosphorylation of a highly conserved tyrosine (Y313 in Hsp90α) in the Hsp90 middle domain. Importantly, phosphomimetic mutation of Y313 promotes formation of a transient complex in which both N- and C-domains of Aha1 bind to distinct surfaces of the middle domains of opposing Hsp90 protomers prior to ATP-directed N-domain dimerization. Thus, Y313 represents a phosphorylation-sensitive conformational switch, engaged early after client loading, that affects both local and long-range conformational dynamics to facilitate initial recruitment of Aha1 to Hsp90.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Proteínas de Choque Térmico HSP90/metabolismo , Chaperonas Moleculares/metabolismo , Domínios Proteicos/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Ácido Glutâmico/genética , Células HEK293 , Proteínas de Choque Térmico HSP90/genética , Humanos , Modelos Moleculares , Ressonância Magnética Nuclear Biomolecular , Fosforilação/fisiologia , Relação Estrutura-Atividade , Tirosina/genética , Tirosina/metabolismo
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BMC Plant Biol ; 19(1): 282, 2019 Jun 27.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31248374

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BACKGROUND: Heavy metal toxicity has become a major threat to sustainable crop production worldwide. Thus, considerable interest has been placed on deciphering the mechanisms that allow plants to combat heavy metal stress. Strategies to deal with heavy metals are largely focused on detoxification, transport and/or sequestration. The P1B subfamily of the Heavy Metal-transporting P-type ATPases (HMAs) was shown to play a crucial role in the uptake and translocation of heavy metals in plants. Here, we report the locus-specific expression changes in the rice HMA genes together with several low-copy cellular genes and transposable elements upon the heavy metal treatment and monitored the transgenerational inheritance of the altered expression states. We reveal that plants cope with heavy metal stress by making heritable changes in gene expression and further determined gene-specific responses to heavy metal stress. RESULTS: We found most HMA genes were upregulated in response to heavy metal stress, and furthermore found evidence of transgenerational memory via changes in gene regulation even after the removal of heavy metals. To explore whether DNA methylation was also altered in response to the heavy metal stress, we selected a Tos17 retrotransposon for bisulfite sequencing and studied its methylation state across three generations. We found the DNA methylation state of Tos17 was altered in response to the heavy metal stress and showed transgenerational inheritance. CONCLUSIONS: Collectively, the present study elucidates heritable changes in gene expression and DNA methylation in rice upon exposure to heavy metal stress and discusses implications of this knowledge in breeding for heavy metal tolerant crops.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Epigênese Genética/genética , Expressão Gênica/genética , Metais Pesados/efeitos adversos , Oryza/genética , Proteínas de Plantas/genética , Poluentes do Solo/efeitos adversos , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Oryza/enzimologia , Oryza/metabolismo , Proteínas de Plantas/metabolismo , Estresse Fisiológico
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Nat Commun ; 10(1): 2872, 2019 06 28.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31253804

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The Sec61/SecY channel allows the translocation of many proteins across the eukaryotic endoplasmic reticulum membrane or the prokaryotic plasma membrane. In bacteria, most secretory proteins are transported post-translationally through the SecY channel by the SecA ATPase. How a polypeptide is moved through the SecA-SecY complex is poorly understood, as structural information is lacking. Here, we report an electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) structure of a translocating SecA-SecY complex in a lipid environment. The translocating polypeptide chain can be traced through both SecA and SecY. In the captured transition state of ATP hydrolysis, SecA's two-helix finger is close to the polypeptide, while SecA's clamp interacts with the polypeptide in a sequence-independent manner by inducing a short ß-strand. Taking into account previous biochemical and biophysical data, our structure is consistent with a model in which the two-helix finger and clamp cooperate during the ATPase cycle to move a polypeptide through the channel.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Proteínas de Bactérias/metabolismo , Regulação Bacteriana da Expressão Gênica/fisiologia , Canais de Translocação SEC/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Bacillus subtilis/genética , Bacillus subtilis/metabolismo , Proteínas de Bactérias/genética , Microscopia Crioeletrônica , Cristalização , Escherichia coli , Geobacillus/metabolismo , Modelos Moleculares , Conformação Proteica , Transporte Proteico , Canais de Translocação SEC/genética
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Gene ; 706: 172-180, 2019 Jul 20.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31082499

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Molecular mechanisms of aging and longevity are still mostly unknown. Mitochondria play central roles in cellular metabolism and aging. In this study, we identified three deletion mutants of mitochondrial metabolism genes (ppa2∆, dss1∆, and afg3∆) that live longer than wild-type cells. These long-lived cells harbored significantly decreased amount of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and reactive oxygen species (ROS). Compared to the serpentine nature of wild-type mitochondria, a different dynamics and distribution pattern of mitochondria were observed in the mutants. Both young and old long-lived cells produced relatively low but adequate levels of ATP for cellular activities. The status of the retrograde signaling was checked by expression of CIT2 gene and found activated in long-lived mutants. The mutant cells were also profiled for their gene expression patterns, and genes that were differentially regulated were determined. All long-lived cells comprised similar pleiotropic phenotype regarding mitochondrial dynamics and functions. Thus, this study suggests that DSS1, PPA2, and AFG3 genes modulate the lifespan by altering the mitochondrial morphology and functions.


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Longevidade/genética , Mitocôndrias/genética , Mitocôndrias/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Envelhecimento , DNA Mitocondrial/metabolismo , Exorribonucleases/genética , Exorribonucleases/metabolismo , Genes Mitocondriais/genética , Genótipo , Proteínas Mitocondriais/genética , Estresse Oxidativo , Fenótipo , Bombas de Próton/genética , Bombas de Próton/metabolismo , Espécies Reativas de Oxigênio/metabolismo , Saccharomyces cerevisiae/genética , Proteínas de Saccharomyces cerevisiae/genética , Proteínas de Saccharomyces cerevisiae/metabolismo , Deleção de Sequência , Transdução de Sinais
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Arch Virol ; 164(8): 2091-2106, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31139938

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Beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) belongs to the family Circoviridae. A rolling-circle replication strategy based on a replication-associated protein (Rep) has been proposed for BFDV. The Rep gene of BFDV was expressed and purified, and it was shown to cleave short oligonucleotides containing the conserved nonanucleotide sequence found in the replication origin of circoviruses. This endonuclease activity was most efficient in the presence of the divalent metal ions Mg2+ and Mn2+. Rep proteins containing mutation in the ATPase/GTPase motifs and the 14FTLNN18, 61KKRLS65, 89YCSK92, and 170GKS172 motifs lacked endonuclease activity. The endonuclease activity was not affected by ATPase inhibitors, with the exception of N-ethylmaleimide (NEM), or by GTPase inhibitors, but it was decreased by treatment with the endonuclease inhibitor L-742001. Both the ATPase and GTPase activities were decreased by site-directed mutagenesis and deletion of the ATPase/GTPase and endonuclease motifs. The Rep protein was able to bind a double-stranded DNA fragment of P36 (dsP36) containing the stem-loop structure of the replication origin of BFDV. All of the Rep mutant proteins showed reduced ability to bind this fragment, suggesting that all the ATPase/GTPase and endonuclease motifs are involved in the binding. Other than NEM, all ATPase, GTPase, and endonuclease inhibitors inhibited the binding of the Rep protein to the dsP36 fragment. This is the first report describing the endonuclease activity of the Rep protein of BFDV.


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Circovirus/genética , Replicação do DNA/genética , Endonucleases/genética , Replicação Viral/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Infecções por Circoviridae/virologia , DNA Helicases/genética , DNA Viral/genética , GTP Fosfo-Hidrolases/genética , Origem de Replicação/genética , Transativadores/genética
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Dis Markers ; 2019: 2473652, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30956729

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Background: Circular RNAs have been implicated in various malignancies and can function as potential biomarkers for cancers. Reportedly, circSMARCA5 was downregulated in hepatocellular carcinoma and glioblastoma multiforme, but upregulated in prostate cancer. The functional roles and clinical significance of circSMARCA5 still remain unknown in the context of gastric cancer (GC). Methods: Expression levels of circSMARCA5 were detected by qRT-PCR. Clinical data including patient basic information, clinicopathological features, and survival data were obtained. The Kaplan-Meier methods, multivariate Cox regression models, and the receiver operating characteristic curve were used to assess the clinical significance of circSMARCA5 in GC. Cell proliferation assays and transwell assays were performed to elucidate the functional roles of circSMARCA5 in GC. Results: The circSMARCA5 level was decreased in GC tissues and cell lines. The low expression level of circSMARCA5 was correlated to poorer overall survival and disease-free survival. Low circSMARCA5 expression was revealed as an independent unfavorable predictive factor for GC. The results indicated that circSMARCA5 had a moderate ability for discrimination between GC patients and controls with an area under the curve of 0.806. Upregulation of circSMARCA5 dampened the proliferation, migration, and invasion of GC cells, whereas circSMARCA5 knockdown promoted GC progression. Discussion: Our results demonstrated that circSMARCA5 was decreased and exerted tumor-suppressive effects in GC. circSMARCA5 can function as a potential biomarker for GC prognosis and diagnosis.


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Biomarcadores Tumorais/genética , RNA Mensageiro/genética , RNA/genética , Neoplasias Gástricas/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Biomarcadores Tumorais/metabolismo , Linhagem Celular , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Proteínas Cromossômicas não Histona/genética , Regulação para Baixo , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , RNA/metabolismo , RNA Mensageiro/metabolismo , Neoplasias Gástricas/metabolismo , Neoplasias Gástricas/patologia
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BMC Res Notes ; 12(1): 219, 2019 Apr 11.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30971308

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OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the activity and dynamics of ATPase RarA in B. subtilis, proposed to act at stalled DNA replication forks due to DNA damage. We performed fluorescence microscopy time lapse experiments with a functional RarA-mVenus fusion to visualize the dynamics of RarA during conditions that generate DNA damage. DATA DESCRIPTION: In exponentially growing cells, we observed that 15% of the cells contained single RarA-mV (mVenus fluorescent fusion) foci moving throughout the entire cell between 3 min intervals. This percentage remained constant at different time points, indicating that focus formation during unperturbed growth is maintained at about a constant rate. When cells were exposed to stress conditions, the population of cells containing RarA-mV foci tripled after 60 min. Cells exposed to two DNA-damaging drugs, to 5 mM MMS or to 0.5 mM H2O2, showed a similar type of response, with RarA-mVenus foci moving more slowly than during unperturbed growth. It is likely that RarA-mV contributes to the repair of H2O2-induced lesions, and to a minor extent to MMS-induced lesions. The presence of foci in growing cells suggests that RarA also plays a role during the cell cycle, at least in a fraction of cells, possibly contributing to heterogeneity of response to DNA damage.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Bacillus subtilis/genética , Proteínas de Bactérias/genética , Reparo do DNA , Proteínas de Ligação a DNA/genética , Regulação Bacteriana da Expressão Gênica , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Bacillus subtilis/efeitos dos fármacos , Bacillus subtilis/crescimento & desenvolvimento , Bacillus subtilis/metabolismo , Proteínas de Bactérias/metabolismo , Ciclo Celular/efeitos dos fármacos , Ciclo Celular/genética , Dano ao DNA , DNA Bacteriano/genética , DNA Bacteriano/metabolismo , Proteínas de Ligação a DNA/metabolismo , Genes Reporter , Peróxido de Hidrogênio/farmacologia , Proteínas Luminescentes/genética , Proteínas Luminescentes/metabolismo , Microscopia de Fluorescência , Transporte Proteico , Proteínas Recombinantes de Fusão/genética , Proteínas Recombinantes de Fusão/metabolismo , Estresse Fisiológico/efeitos dos fármacos , Ácidos Sulfínicos/farmacologia , Imagem com Lapso de Tempo
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Nature ; 569(7754): 136-140, 2019 05.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30996347

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Chromatin remodelling complexes evict, slide, insert or replace nucleosomes, which represent an intrinsic barrier for access to DNA. These remodellers function in most aspects of genome utilization including transcription-factor binding, DNA replication and repair1,2. Although they are frequently mutated in cancer3, it remains largely unclear how the four mammalian remodeller families (SWI/SNF, ISWI, CHD and INO80) orchestrate the global organization of nucleosomes. Here we generated viable embryonic stem cells that lack SNF2H, the ATPase of ISWI complexes, enabling study of SNF2H cellular function, and contrast it to BRG1, the ATPase of SWI/SNF. Loss of SNF2H decreases nucleosomal phasing and increases linker lengths, providing in vivo evidence for an ISWI function in ruling nucleosomal spacing in mammals. Systematic analysis of transcription-factor binding reveals that these remodelling activities have specific effects on binding of different transcription factors. One group critically depends on BRG1 and contains the transcriptional repressor REST, whereas a non-overlapping set of transcription factors, including the insulator protein CTCF, relies on SNF2H. This selectivity readily explains why chromosomal folding and insulation of topologically associated domains requires SNF2H, but not BRG1. Collectively, this study shows that mammalian ISWI is critical for nucleosomal periodicity and nuclear organization and that transcription factors rely on specific remodelling pathways for correct genomic binding.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Proteínas de Ligação a DNA/metabolismo , Fatores de Transcrição/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/deficiência , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Animais , Proteínas Cromossômicas não Histona/deficiência , Proteínas Cromossômicas não Histona/genética , DNA Helicases/metabolismo , Células-Tronco Embrionárias/metabolismo , Camundongos , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Nucleossomos/metabolismo , Ligação Proteica
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Nucleic Acids Res ; 47(7): 3699-3710, 2019 04 23.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30993346

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DEAD-box helicases are involved in all steps of RNA metabolism. They are ATP-dependent RNA binding proteins and RNA-dependent ATPases. They can displace short duplexes, but they lack processivity. Their mechanism and functioning are not clearly understood; classical or bulk biochemical assays are not sufficient to answer these questions. Single-molecule techniques provide useful tools, but they are limited in cases where the proteins are nonprocessive and give weak signals. We present here a new, magnetic-tweezers-based, single-molecule assay that is simple and that can sensitively measure the displacement time of a small, hybridized, RNA oligonucleotide. Tens of molecules can be analyzed at the same time. Comparing the displacement times with and without a helicase gives insights into the enzymatic activity of the protein. We used this assay to study yeast Ded1, which is orthologous to human DDX3. Although Ded1 acts on a variety of substrates, we find that Ded1 requires an RNA substrate for its ATP-dependent unwinding activity and that ATP hydrolysis is needed to see this activity. Further, we find that only intramolecular single-stranded RNA extensions enhance this activity. We propose a model where ATP-bound Ded1 stabilizes partially unwound duplexes and where multiple binding events may be needed to see displacement.


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RNA Helicases DEAD-box/química , RNA/química , Proteínas de Saccharomyces cerevisiae/química , Adenosina Trifosfatases/química , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Trifosfato de Adenosina/química , Trifosfato de Adenosina/genética , Sequência de Aminoácidos/genética , RNA Helicases DEAD-box/genética , Humanos , Fenômenos Mecânicos , RNA/genética , Saccharomyces cerevisiae/genética , Proteínas de Saccharomyces cerevisiae/genética
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Mol Cell ; 74(4): 742-757.e8, 2019 05 16.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30979586

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Disturbances in autophagy and stress granule dynamics have been implicated as potential mechanisms underlying inclusion body myopathy (IBM) and related disorders. Yet the roles of core autophagy proteins in IBM and stress granule dynamics remain poorly characterized. Here, we demonstrate that disrupted expression of the core autophagy proteins ULK1 and ULK2 in mice causes a vacuolar myopathy with ubiquitin and TDP-43-positive inclusions; this myopathy is similar to that caused by VCP/p97 mutations, the most common cause of familial IBM. Mechanistically, we show that ULK1/2 localize to stress granules and phosphorylate VCP, thereby increasing VCP's activity and ability to disassemble stress granules. These data suggest that VCP dysregulation and defective stress granule disassembly contribute to IBM-like disease in Ulk1/2-deficient mice. In addition, stress granule disassembly is accelerated by an ULK1/2 agonist, suggesting ULK1/2 as targets for exploiting the higher-order regulation of stress granules for therapeutic intervention of IBM and related disorders.


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Proteína Homóloga à Proteína-1 Relacionada à Autofagia/genética , Doenças por Armazenamento dos Lisossomos/genética , Doenças Musculares/genética , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/genética , Proteína com Valosina/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Animais , Autofagia/genética , Proteínas de Ligação a DNA/genética , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Humanos , Corpos de Inclusão/genética , Corpos de Inclusão/patologia , Doenças por Armazenamento dos Lisossomos/metabolismo , Doenças por Armazenamento dos Lisossomos/patologia , Camundongos , Doenças Musculares/metabolismo , Doenças Musculares/patologia , Fosforilação/genética , Estresse Fisiológico/genética , Ubiquitina/genética
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PLoS Genet ; 15(4): e1008065, 2019 04.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30946745

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Integration of environmental and endogenous cues at plant shoot meristems determines the timing of flowering and reproductive development. The MADS box transcription factor FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC) of Arabidopsis thaliana is an important repressor of floral transition, which blocks flowering until plants are exposed to winter cold. However, the target genes of FLC have not been thoroughly described, and our understanding of the mechanisms by which FLC represses transcription of these targets and how this repression is overcome during floral transition is still fragmentary. Here, we identify and characterize TARGET OF FLC AND SVP1 (TFS1), a novel target gene of FLC and its interacting protein SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP). TFS1 encodes a B3-type transcription factor, and we show that tfs1 mutants are later flowering than wild-type, particularly under short days. FLC and SVP repress TFS1 transcription leading to deposition of trimethylation of Iysine 27 of histone 3 (H3K27me3) by the Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 at the TFS1 locus. During floral transition, after downregulation of FLC by cold, TFS1 transcription is promoted by SUPPRESSOR OF OVEREXPRESSION OF CONSTANS1 (SOC1), a MADS box protein encoded by another target of FLC/SVP. SOC1 opposes PRC function at TFS1 through recruitment of the histone demethylase RELATIVE OF EARLY FLOWERING 6 (REF6) and the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeler ATPase BRAHMA (BRM). This recruitment of BRM is also strictly required for SQUAMOSA PROMOTER BINDING PROTEIN-LIKE 9 (SPL9) binding at TFS1 to coordinate RNAPII recruitment through the Mediator complex. Thus, we show that antagonistic chromatin modifications mediated by different MADS box transcription factor complexes play a crucial role in defining the temporal and spatial patterns of transcription of genes within a network of interactions downstream of FLC/SVP during floral transition.


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Proteínas de Arabidopsis/genética , Arabidopsis/crescimento & desenvolvimento , Arabidopsis/genética , Proteínas de Domínio MADS/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Arabidopsis/metabolismo , Proteínas de Arabidopsis/metabolismo , Cromatina/genética , Cromatina/metabolismo , Flores/genética , Flores/crescimento & desenvolvimento , Flores/metabolismo , Regulação da Expressão Gênica no Desenvolvimento , Regulação da Expressão Gênica de Plantas , Genes de Plantas , Código das Histonas/genética , Proteínas de Domínio MADS/metabolismo , Meristema/genética , Meristema/crescimento & desenvolvimento , Meristema/metabolismo , Modelos Biológicos , Brotos de Planta/genética , Brotos de Planta/crescimento & desenvolvimento , Brotos de Planta/metabolismo , Plantas Geneticamente Modificadas , Proteínas Repressoras/genética , Proteínas Repressoras/metabolismo , Transativadores/genética , Transativadores/metabolismo , Fatores de Transcrição/genética , Fatores de Transcrição/metabolismo
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Nat Genet ; 51(5): 885-895, 2019 05.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30962619

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The domestication of wild emmer wheat led to the selection of modern durum wheat, grown mainly for pasta production. We describe the 10.45 gigabase (Gb) assembly of the genome of durum wheat cultivar Svevo. The assembly enabled genome-wide genetic diversity analyses revealing the changes imposed by thousands of years of empirical selection and breeding. Regions exhibiting strong signatures of genetic divergence associated with domestication and breeding were widespread in the genome with several major diversity losses in the pericentromeric regions. A locus on chromosome 5B carries a gene encoding a metal transporter (TdHMA3-B1) with a non-functional variant causing high accumulation of cadmium in grain. The high-cadmium allele, widespread among durum cultivars but undetected in wild emmer accessions, increased in frequency from domesticated emmer to modern durum wheat. The rapid cloning of TdHMA3-B1 rescues a wild beneficial allele and demonstrates the practical use of the Svevo genome for wheat improvement.


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Triticum/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Cádmio/metabolismo , Cromossomos de Plantas/genética , Domesticação , Variação Genética , Genoma de Planta , Filogenia , Melhoramento Vegetal , Proteínas de Plantas/genética , Proteínas de Plantas/metabolismo , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único , Locos de Características Quantitativas , Seleção Genética , Sintenia , Tetraploidia , Triticum/classificação , Triticum/metabolismo
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Plant Mol Biol ; 100(1-2): 163-179, 2019 May.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30937701

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KEY MESSAGE: We demonstrate that the C-terminus of OsCDC48 is essential for maintaining its full ATPase activity and OsCDC48/48E interaction is required to modulate cellular processes and plant survival in rice. Cell division cycle 48 (CDC48) belongs to the superfamily protein of ATPases associated with diverse cellular activities (AAA). We previously isolated a rice CDC48 mutant (psd128) displaying premature senescence and death phenotype. Here, we showed that OsCDC48 (Os03g0151800) interacted with OsCDC48E (Os10g0442600), a homologue of OsCDC48, to control plant survival in rice. OsCDC48E knockout plants exhibited similar behavior to psd128 with premature senescence and plant death. Removal of the C-terminus of OsCDC48 caused altered expression of cell cycle-related genes, changed the percentage of cells in G1 and G2/M phases, and abolished the interaction between OsCDC48 itself and between OsCDC48 and OsCDC48E, respectively. Furthermore, the truncated OsCDC48-PSD128 protein lacking the C-terminal 27 amino acid residues showed a decreased level of ATPase activity. Overexpression of OsCDC48-psd128 resulted in differential expression of AAA-ATPase associated genes leading to increased total ATPase activity, accumulation of reactive oxygen species and decreased plant tiller numbers while overexpression of OsCDC48 also resulted in differential expression of AAA-ATPase associated genes leading to increased total ATPase activity, but increased plant tiller numbers and grain yield, indicating its potential utilization for yield improvement. Our results demonstrated that the C-terminal region of OsCDC48 was essential for maintaining the full ATPase activity and OsCDC48/48E complex might function in form of heteromultimers to modulate cellular processes and plant survival in rice.


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Oryza/fisiologia , Proteínas de Plantas/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/química , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Sequência de Bases , Ciclo Celular/genética , Núcleo Celular/metabolismo , Regulação da Expressão Gênica de Plantas , Genes de Plantas , Mutação/genética , Oryza/genética , Oryza/crescimento & desenvolvimento , Fenótipo , Desenvolvimento Vegetal , Proteínas de Plantas/química , Proteínas de Plantas/genética , Plantas Geneticamente Modificadas , Ligação Proteica , Transporte Proteico , Deleção de Sequência
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Int J Mol Sci ; 20(7)2019 Apr 08.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30965578

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The identification of gene(s) that are involved in Cd accumulation/tolerance is vital in developing crop cultivars with low Cd accumulation. We developed a doubled haploid (DH) population that was derived from a cross of Suyinmai 2 (Cd-sensitive) × Weisuobuzhi (Cd-tolerant) to conduct quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping studies. We assessed chlorophyll content, traits that are associated with development, metal concentration, and antioxidative enzyme activity in DH population lines and parents under control and Cd stress conditions. A single QTL, designated as qShCd7H, was identified on chromosome 7H that was linked to shoot Cd concentration; qShCd7H explained 17% of the phenotypic variation. Comparative genomics, map-based cloning, and gene silencing were used in isolation, cloning, and functional characterization of the candidate gene. A novel gene HvPAA1, being related to shoot Cd concentration, was identified from qShCd7H. Sequence comparison indicated that HvPAA1 carried seven domains with an N-glycosylation motif. HvPAA1 is predominantly expressed in shoots. Subcellular localization verified that HvPAA1 is located in plasma membrane. The silencing of HvPAA1 resulted in growth inhibition, greater Cd accumulation, and a significant decrease in Cd tolerance. We conclude HvPAA1 is a novel plasma membrane-localized ATPase that contributes to Cd tolerance and accumulation in barley. The results provide us with new insights that may aid in the screening and development of Cd-tolerant and low-Cd-accumulation crops.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Cádmio/metabolismo , Hordeum/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Cromossomos de Plantas/genética , Ligação Genética , Haploidia , Fenótipo , Locos de Características Quantitativas/genética
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Nat Genet ; 51(4): 618-626, 2019 04.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30858614

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Perturbations to mammalian switch/sucrose non-fermentable (mSWI/SNF) chromatin remodeling complexes have been widely implicated as driving events in cancer1. One such perturbation is the dual loss of the SMARCA4 and SMARCA2 ATPase subunits in small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type (SCCOHT)2-5, SMARCA4-deficient thoracic sarcomas6 and dedifferentiated endometrial carcinomas7. However, the consequences of dual ATPase subunit loss on mSWI/SNF complex subunit composition, chromatin targeting, DNA accessibility and gene expression remain unknown. Here we identify an ATPase module of subunits that is required for functional specification of the Brahma-related gene-associated factor (BAF) and polybromo-associated BAF (PBAF) mSWI/SNF family subcomplexes. Using SMARCA4/2 ATPase mutant variants, we define the catalytic activity-dependent and catalytic activity-independent contributions of the ATPase module to the targeting of BAF and PBAF complexes on chromatin genome-wide. Finally, by linking distinct mSWI/SNF complex target sites to tumor-suppressive gene expression programs, we clarify the transcriptional consequences of SMARCA4/2 dual loss in SCCOHT.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Proteínas Cromossômicas não Histona/genética , Mamíferos/genética , Fatores de Transcrição/genética , Animais , Catálise , Cromatina/genética , Montagem e Desmontagem da Cromatina/genética , Genômica/métodos
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Mol Cell ; 73(5): 915-929.e6, 2019 03 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30849395

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DNA replication errors generate complex chromosomal rearrangements and thereby contribute to tumorigenesis and other human diseases. One mechanism that triggers these errors is mitotic entry before the completion of DNA replication. To address how mitosis might affect DNA replication, we used Xenopus egg extracts. When mitotic CDK (Cyclin B1-CDK1) is used to drive interphase egg extracts into a mitotic state, the replicative CMG (CDC45/MCM2-7/GINS) helicase undergoes ubiquitylation on its MCM7 subunit, dependent on the E3 ubiquitin ligase TRAIP. Whether replisomes have stalled or undergone termination, CMG ubiquitylation is followed by its extraction from chromatin by the CDC48/p97 ATPase. TRAIP-dependent CMG unloading during mitosis is also seen in C. elegans early embryos. At stalled forks, CMG removal results in fork breakage and end joining events involving deletions and templated insertions. Our results identify a mitotic pathway of global replisome disassembly that can trigger replication fork collapse and DNA rearrangements.


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Proteínas de Ciclo Celular/metabolismo , Ciclina B1/metabolismo , Dano ao DNA , Replicação do DNA , DNA/biossíntese , Rearranjo Gênico , Mitose , Proteínas Quinases/metabolismo , Proteínas de Xenopus/metabolismo , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Animais , Caenorhabditis elegans/genética , Caenorhabditis elegans/metabolismo , Proteínas de Caenorhabditis elegans/genética , Proteínas de Caenorhabditis elegans/metabolismo , Proteínas de Ciclo Celular/genética , Ciclina B1/genética , DNA/genética , Reparo do DNA , DNA Polimerase Dirigida por DNA/genética , DNA Polimerase Dirigida por DNA/metabolismo , Proteínas de Manutenção de Minicromossomo/genética , Proteínas de Manutenção de Minicromossomo/metabolismo , Proteínas Nucleares/genética , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Proteínas Quinases/genética , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/genética , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/metabolismo , Ubiquitina-Proteína Ligases/genética , Ubiquitina-Proteína Ligases/metabolismo , Ubiquitinação , Proteínas de Xenopus/genética , Xenopus laevis/genética , Xenopus laevis/metabolismo
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RNA ; 25(6): 685-701, 2019 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30910870

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Eukaryotic ribosome biogenesis is a highly orchestrated process involving numerous assembly factors including ATP-dependent RNA helicases. The DEAH helicase DHX37 (Dhr1 in yeast) is activated by the ribosome biogenesis factor UTP14A to facilitate maturation of the small ribosomal subunit. We report the crystal structure of DHX37 in complex with single-stranded RNA, revealing a canonical DEAH ATPase/helicase architecture complemented by a structurally unique carboxy-terminal domain (CTD). Structural comparisons of the nucleotide-free DHX37-RNA complex with DEAH helicases bound to RNA and ATP analogs reveal conformational changes resulting in a register shift in the bound RNA, suggesting a mechanism for ATP-dependent 3'-5' RNA translocation. We further show that a conserved sequence motif in UTP14A interacts with and activates DHX37 by stimulating its ATPase activity and enhancing RNA binding. In turn, the CTD of DHX37 is required, but not sufficient, for interaction with UTP14A in vitro and is essential for ribosome biogenesis in vivo. Together, these results shed light on the mechanism of DHX37 and the function of UTP14A in controlling its recruitment and activity during ribosome biogenesis.


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Adenosina Trifosfatases/química , Trifosfato de Adenosina/análogos & derivados , RNA Helicases DEAD-box/química , Biogênese de Organelas , RNA Helicases/química , RNA/química , Ribonucleoproteínas Nucleolares Pequenas/química , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/metabolismo , Trifosfato de Adenosina/metabolismo , Animais , Sítios de Ligação , Clonagem Molecular , Cristalografia por Raios X , RNA Helicases DEAD-box/genética , RNA Helicases DEAD-box/metabolismo , Escherichia coli/genética , Escherichia coli/metabolismo , Expressão Gênica , Vetores Genéticos/química , Vetores Genéticos/metabolismo , Humanos , Cinética , Camundongos , Modelos Moleculares , Ligação Proteica , Biossíntese de Proteínas , Conformação Proteica em alfa-Hélice , Conformação Proteica em Folha beta , Domínios e Motivos de Interação entre Proteínas , RNA/metabolismo , RNA Helicases/genética , RNA Helicases/metabolismo , Proteínas Recombinantes de Fusão/química , Proteínas Recombinantes de Fusão/genética , Proteínas Recombinantes de Fusão/metabolismo , Ribonucleoproteínas Nucleolares Pequenas/genética , Ribonucleoproteínas Nucleolares Pequenas/metabolismo , Ribossomos/genética , Ribossomos/metabolismo , Especificidade por Substrato
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(1): 125-130, 2019 Jan.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30868823

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The aim of this paper was to investigate the inhibitory effect of extract of Coptidis Rhizoma(ECR) on invasion of Candida albicans hyphae in vitro.XTT reduction method was used to evaluate the metabolic activity of C.albicans.The colony edge growth of C.albicans was observed by solid medium.The growth of C.albicans hyphae was determined on semi-solid medium.The morphology and viability changes of C.albicans hyphae were assessed by scanning electron microscope and fluorescence microscope.qRT-PCR method was used to detect the ALS3 and SSA1 expression of C.albicans invasin genes.The results showed that the metabolic viability by XTT method detected that the activity of C.albicans was gradually decreased under the intervention of 64,128 and 256 mg·L-1 of ECR respectively.128,256 mg·L-1 of ECR significantly inhibited colony folds and wrinkles on solid medium and the hyphal invasion in semi-solid medium.Scanning electron microscopy and fluorescence microscopy showed that 128,256 mg·L-1 of ECR could inhibit the formation of C.albicans hyphae.qRT-PCR results showed that the expression of invasin gene ALS3 and SSA1 was down-regulated,and especially 256 mg·L-1 of ECR could down-regulate the two genes expression by 4.8,1.68 times respectively.This study showed that ECR can affect the invasiveness of C.albicans by inhibiting the growth of hyphae and the expression of invasin.


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Candida albicans/efeitos dos fármacos , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Proteínas Fúngicas/genética , Adenosina Trifosfatases/genética , Regulação Fúngica da Expressão Gênica , Proteínas de Choque Térmico HSP70/genética , Hifas/efeitos dos fármacos , Hifas/ultraestrutura , Microscopia Eletrônica de Varredura
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