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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 4940, 2020 10 02.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33009411

RESUMO

The HUSH complex represses retroviruses, transposons and genes to maintain the integrity of vertebrate genomes. HUSH regulates deposition of the epigenetic mark H3K9me3, but how its three core subunits - TASOR, MPP8 and Periphilin - contribute to assembly and targeting of the complex remains unknown. Here, we define the biochemical basis of HUSH assembly and find that its modular architecture resembles the yeast RNA-induced transcriptional silencing complex. TASOR, the central HUSH subunit, associates with RNA processing components. TASOR is required for H3K9me3 deposition over LINE-1 repeats and repetitive exons in transcribed genes. In the context of previous studies, this suggests that an RNA intermediate is important for HUSH activity. We dissect the TASOR and MPP8 domains necessary for transgene repression. Structure-function analyses reveal TASOR bears a catalytically-inactive PARP domain necessary for targeted H3K9me3 deposition. We conclude that TASOR is a multifunctional pseudo-PARP that directs HUSH assembly and epigenetic regulation of repetitive genomic targets.


Assuntos
Elementos de DNA Transponíveis/genética , Epigênese Genética , Complexos Multiproteicos/metabolismo , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Poli(ADP-Ribose) Polimerases/metabolismo , Sequência de Aminoácidos , Antígenos de Neoplasias/metabolismo , Sítios de Ligação , Éxons/genética , Genoma , Células HEK293 , Células HeLa , Histonas/metabolismo , Humanos , Lisina/metabolismo , Espectroscopia de Ressonância Magnética , Metilação , NAD/metabolismo , Proteínas Nucleares/química , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Ligação Proteica , Domínios Proteicos , RNA/metabolismo , Processamento Pós-Transcricional do RNA , Transcrição Genética
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Mol Cell ; 80(1): 164-174.e4, 2020 10 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32877642

RESUMO

SARS-CoV-2 infections are rapidly spreading around the globe. The rapid development of therapies is of major importance. However, our lack of understanding of the molecular processes and host cell signaling events underlying SARS-CoV-2 infection hinders therapy development. We use a SARS-CoV-2 infection system in permissible human cells to study signaling changes by phosphoproteomics. We identify viral protein phosphorylation and define phosphorylation-driven host cell signaling changes upon infection. Growth factor receptor (GFR) signaling and downstream pathways are activated. Drug-protein network analyses revealed GFR signaling as key pathways targetable by approved drugs. The inhibition of GFR downstream signaling by five compounds prevents SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells, assessed by cytopathic effect, viral dsRNA production, and viral RNA release into the supernatant. This study describes host cell signaling events upon SARS-CoV-2 infection and reveals GFR signaling as a central pathway essential for SARS-CoV-2 replication. It provides novel strategies for COVID-19 treatment.


Assuntos
Antivirais/uso terapêutico , Betacoronavirus/efeitos dos fármacos , Proteínas Quinases Ativadas por Mitógeno/genética , Fosfatidilinositol 3-Quinase/genética , Receptores de Fatores de Crescimento/genética , Proteínas Virais/genética , Corticosteroides/uso terapêutico , Inibidores da Enzima Conversora de Angiotensina/uso terapêutico , Anticorpos Neutralizantes/uso terapêutico , Betacoronavirus/imunologia , Betacoronavirus/patogenicidade , Células CACO-2 , Regulação da Expressão Gênica , Interações Hospedeiro-Patógeno/efeitos dos fármacos , Interações Hospedeiro-Patógeno/genética , Humanos , Proteínas Quinases Ativadas por Mitógeno/antagonistas & inibidores , Proteínas Quinases Ativadas por Mitógeno/metabolismo , Fosfatidilinositol 3-Quinase/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/antagonistas & inibidores , Fosfoproteínas/genética , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Fosforilação , Receptores de Fatores de Crescimento/antagonistas & inibidores , Receptores de Fatores de Crescimento/metabolismo , Transdução de Sinais , Proteínas Virais/antagonistas & inibidores , Proteínas Virais/metabolismo , Replicação Viral/efeitos dos fármacos
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PLoS Pathog ; 16(9): e1008879, 2020 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32997728

RESUMO

The Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) orf I-encoded accessory protein p8 is cleaved from its precursor p12, and both proteins contribute to viral persistence. p8 induces cellular protrusions, which are thought to facilitate transfer of p8 to target cells and virus transmission. Host factors interacting with p8 and mediating p8 transfer are unknown. Here, we report that vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein (VASP), which promotes actin filament elongation, is a novel interaction partner of p8 and important for p8 and HTLV-1 Gag cell-to-cell transfer. VASP contains an Ena/VASP homology 1 (EVH1) domain that targets the protein to focal adhesions. Bioinformatics identified a short stretch in p8 (amino acids (aa) 24-45) which may mediate interactions with the EVH1 domain of VASP. Co-immunoprecipitations confirmed interactions of VASP:p8 in 293T, Jurkat and HTLV-1-infected MT-2 cells. Co-precipitation of VASP:p8 could be significantly blocked by peptides mimicking aa 26-37 of p8. Mutational studies revealed that the EVH1-domain of VASP is necessary, but not sufficient for the interaction with p8. Further, deletion of the VASP G- and F-actin binding domains significantly diminished co-precipitation of p8. Imaging identified areas of partial co-localization of VASP with p8 at the plasma membrane and in protrusive structures, which was confirmed by proximity ligation assays. Co-culture experiments revealed that p8 is transferred between Jurkat T-cells via VASP-containing conduits. Imaging and flow cytometry revealed that repression of both endogenous and overexpressed VASP by RNA interference or by CRISPR/Cas9 reduced p8 transfer to the cell surface and to target Jurkat T-cells. Stable repression of VASP by RNA interference in chronically infected MT-2 cells impaired both p8 and HTLV-1 Gag transfer to target Jurkat T-cells, while virus release was unaffected. Thus, we identified VASP as a novel interaction partner of p8, which is important for transfer of HTLV-1 p8 and Gag to target T-cells.


Assuntos
Moléculas de Adesão Celular , Adesões Focais , Produtos do Gene gag , Vírus Linfotrópico T Tipo 1 Humano , Proteínas dos Microfilamentos , Fosfoproteínas , Linfócitos T , Moléculas de Adesão Celular/química , Moléculas de Adesão Celular/genética , Moléculas de Adesão Celular/metabolismo , Adesões Focais/química , Adesões Focais/genética , Adesões Focais/metabolismo , Adesões Focais/virologia , Produtos do Gene gag/química , Produtos do Gene gag/genética , Produtos do Gene gag/metabolismo , Vírus Linfotrópico T Tipo 1 Humano/química , Vírus Linfotrópico T Tipo 1 Humano/genética , Vírus Linfotrópico T Tipo 1 Humano/metabolismo , Humanos , Células Jurkat , Proteínas dos Microfilamentos/química , Proteínas dos Microfilamentos/genética , Proteínas dos Microfilamentos/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/química , Fosfoproteínas/genética , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Domínios Proteicos , Linfócitos T/química , Linfócitos T/metabolismo , Linfócitos T/virologia
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PLoS Pathog ; 16(9): e1008811, 2020 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32903274

RESUMO

Damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) are endogenous molecules activating the immune system upon release from injured cells. Here we show that the IFI16 protein, once freely released in the extracellular milieu of chronically inflamed tissues, can function as a DAMP either alone or upon binding to lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Specifically, using pull-down and saturation binding experiments, we show that IFI16 binds with high affinity to the lipid A moiety of LPS. Remarkably, IFI16 DAMP activity is potentiated upon binding to subtoxic concentrations of strong TLR4-activating LPS variants, as judged by TLR4-MD2/TIRAP/MyD88-dependent IL-6, IL-8 and TNF-α transcriptional activation and release in stimulated monocytes and renal cells. Consistently, using co-immunoprecipitation (co-IP) and surface plasmon resonance (SPR) approaches, we show that IFI16 is a specific TLR4-ligand and that IFI16/LPS complexes display a faster stimulation turnover on TLR4 than LPS alone. Altogether, our findings point to a novel pathomechanism of inflammation involving the formation of multiple complexes between extracellular IFI16 and subtoxic doses of LPS variants, which then signal through TLR4.


Assuntos
Inflamação/imunologia , Neoplasias Renais/imunologia , Leucemia/imunologia , Lipopolissacarídeos/metabolismo , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Receptor 4 Toll-Like/metabolismo , Humanos , Inflamação/metabolismo , Inflamação/patologia , Neoplasias Renais/metabolismo , Neoplasias Renais/patologia , Leucemia/metabolismo , Leucemia/patologia , Fator 88 de Diferenciação Mieloide/metabolismo , NF-kappa B/metabolismo , Transdução de Sinais , Células Tumorais Cultivadas
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 4577, 2020 09 11.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32917881

RESUMO

Nuclear pore complexes (NPCs) are important for cellular functions beyond nucleocytoplasmic trafficking, including genome organization and gene expression. This multi-faceted nature and the slow turnover of NPC components complicates investigations of how individual nucleoporins act in these diverse processes. To address this question, we apply an Auxin-Induced Degron (AID) system to distinguish roles of basket nucleoporins NUP153, NUP50 and TPR. Acute depletion of TPR causes rapid and pronounced changes in transcriptomic profiles. These changes are dissimilar to shifts observed after loss of NUP153 or NUP50, but closely related to changes caused by depletion of mRNA export receptor NXF1 or the GANP subunit of the TRanscription-EXport-2 (TREX-2) mRNA export complex. Moreover, TPR depletion disrupts association of TREX-2 subunits (GANP, PCID2, ENY2) to NPCs and results in abnormal RNA transcription and export. Our findings demonstrate a unique and pivotal role of TPR in gene expression through TREX-2- and/or NXF1-dependent mRNA turnover.


Assuntos
Exodesoxirribonucleases/metabolismo , Complexo de Proteínas Formadoras de Poros Nucleares/metabolismo , Poro Nuclear/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , RNA Mensageiro/metabolismo , Linhagem Celular , Regulação da Expressão Gênica , Humanos , Ácidos Indolacéticos/metabolismo , Proteínas Nucleares , Proteínas de Transporte Nucleocitoplasmático , Transporte Proteico , Proteínas de Ligação a RNA , Transcriptoma , Dedos de Zinco
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PLoS One ; 15(8): e0237845, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32813721

RESUMO

Aluminum (Al3+) toxicity is one of the most important limitations to agricultural production worldwide. The overall response of plants to Al3+ stress has been documented, but the contribution of protein phosphorylation to Al3+ detoxicity and tolerance in plants is unclear. Using a combination of tandem mass tag (TMT) labeling, immobilized metal affinity chromatography (IMAC) enrichment and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), Al3+-induced phosphoproteomic changes in roots of Tamba black soybean (TBS) were investigated in this study. The Data collected in this study are available via ProteomeXchange with the identifier PXD019807. After the Al3+ treatment, 189 proteins harboring 278 phosphosites were significantly changed (fold change > 1.2 or < 0.83, p < 0.05), with 88 upregulated, 96 downregulated and 5 up-/downregulated. Enrichment and protein interaction analyses revealed that differentially phosphorylated proteins (DPPs) under the Al3+ treatment were mainly related to G-protein-mediated signaling, transcription and translation, transporters and carbohydrate metabolism. Particularly, DPPs associated with root growth inhibition or citric acid synthesis were identified. The results of this study provide novel insights into the molecular mechanisms of TBS post-translational modifications in response to Al3+ stress.


Assuntos
Alumínio/toxicidade , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Proteínas de Plantas/metabolismo , Proteômica , Soja/metabolismo , Citratos/metabolismo , Fosforilação/efeitos dos fármacos , Raízes de Plantas/efeitos dos fármacos , Raízes de Plantas/metabolismo , Biossíntese de Proteínas/efeitos dos fármacos , Mapas de Interação de Proteínas/efeitos dos fármacos , Processamento de Proteína Pós-Traducional/efeitos dos fármacos , Transdução de Sinais/efeitos dos fármacos , Soja/efeitos dos fármacos , Estresse Fisiológico/efeitos dos fármacos , Transcrição Genética/efeitos dos fármacos
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 3563, 2020 07 16.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32678104

RESUMO

Rapidly increasing availability of genomic data and ensuing identification of disease associated mutations allows for an unbiased insight into genetic drivers of disease development. However, determination of molecular mechanisms by which individual genomic changes affect biochemical processes remains a major challenge. Here, we develop a multilayered proteomic workflow to explore how genetic lesions modulate the proteome and are translated into molecular phenotypes. Using this workflow we determine how expression of a panel of disease-associated mutations in the Dyrk2 protein kinase alter the composition, topology and activity of this kinase complex as well as the phosphoproteomic state of the cell. The data show that altered protein-protein interactions caused by the mutations are associated with topological changes and affected phosphorylation of known cancer driver proteins, thus linking Dyrk2 mutations with cancer-related biochemical processes. Overall, we discover multiple mutation-specific functionally relevant changes, thus highlighting the extensive plasticity of molecular responses to genetic lesions.


Assuntos
Neoplasias/genética , Neoplasias/patologia , Proteínas Quinases/genética , Proteômica/métodos , Linhagem Celular , Humanos , Espectrometria de Massas , Complexos Multiproteicos , Mutação , Proteínas de Neoplasias/metabolismo , Neoplasias/metabolismo , Fenótipo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Fosforilação , Conformação Proteica , Mapas de Interação de Proteínas , Proteínas Quinases/química , Proteínas Quinases/metabolismo , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/química , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/genética , Proteínas Serina-Treonina Quinases/metabolismo , Proteínas Tirosina Quinases/química , Proteínas Tirosina Quinases/genética , Proteínas Tirosina Quinases/metabolismo , Proteoma/metabolismo
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PLoS Comput Biol ; 16(7): e1007909, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32667922

RESUMO

Cancer cells have genetic alterations that often directly affect intracellular protein signaling processes allowing them to bypass control mechanisms for cell death, growth and division. Cancer drugs targeting these alterations often work initially, but resistance is common. Combinations of targeted drugs may overcome or prevent resistance, but their selection requires context-specific knowledge of signaling pathways including complex interactions such as feedback loops and crosstalk. To infer quantitative pathway models, we collected a rich dataset on a melanoma cell line: Following perturbation with 54 drug combinations, we measured 124 (phospho-)protein levels and phenotypic response (cell growth, apoptosis) in a time series from 10 minutes to 67 hours. From these data, we trained time-resolved mathematical models that capture molecular interactions and the coupling of molecular levels to cellular phenotype, which in turn reveal the main direct or indirect molecular responses to each drug. Systematic model simulations identified novel combinations of drugs predicted to reduce the survival of melanoma cells, with partial experimental verification. This particular application of perturbation biology demonstrates the potential impact of combining time-resolved data with modeling for the discovery of new combinations of cancer drugs.


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Antineoplásicos/farmacologia , Melanoma , Fosfoproteínas , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Sobrevivência Celular/efeitos dos fármacos , Quimioterapia Combinada , Humanos , Modelos Biológicos , Fosfoproteínas/análise , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Transdução de Sinais/efeitos dos fármacos , Biologia de Sistemas
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Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol ; 40(9): 2265-2278, 2020 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32673525

RESUMO

OBJECTIVE: Macrophages are immune cells, capable to remodel the extracellular matrix, which can harbor extracellular DNA incorporated into neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). To study the breakdown of NETs we studied the capability of macrophage subsets to degrade these structures in vitro and in vivo in a murine thrombosis model. Furthermore, we analyzed human abdominal aortic aneurysm samples in support of our in vitro and in vivo results. Approach and Results: Macrophages were seeded onto blood clots or isolated NETs and polarized. All macrophages were capable to degrade NETs. For initial breakdown, macrophages relied on extracellular deoxyribonucleases. Proinflammatory polarization enhanced NET degradation. The boost in degradation was because of increased macropinocytosis, as inhibition by imipramine diminished their NET breakdown. Inhibition of macropinocytosis in a murine thrombosis model led to increased NET burden and reduced thrombus resolution in vivo. When analyzing abdominal aortic aneurysm samples, macrophage density furthermore corresponded negatively with the amount of local NETs in the intraluminal thrombi as well as in the vessel wall, as increased macrophage density was associated with a reduction in NET burden. CONCLUSIONS: We provide evidence that macrophages degrade NETs by extracellular predigestion and subsequent uptake. Furthermore, we show that proinflammatory macrophages increase NET degradation through enhanced macropinocytosis, priming them for NET engulfment. Based on our findings, that inhibition of macropinocytosis in mice corresponded to increased NET amounts in thrombi and that local macrophage density in human abdominal aortic aneurysm is negatively associated with surrounding NETs, we hypothesize, that macrophages are able to degrade NETs in vivo.


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Endodesoxirribonucleases/metabolismo , Armadilhas Extracelulares/metabolismo , Ativação de Macrófagos , Macrófagos/enzimologia , Neutrófilos/metabolismo , Pinocitose , Animais , Aneurisma da Aorta Abdominal/metabolismo , Células Cultivadas , Desoxirribonuclease I/metabolismo , Desoxirribonucleases/metabolismo , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Exodesoxirribonucleases/metabolismo , Feminino , Humanos , Imipramina/farmacologia , Interferon gama/farmacologia , Interleucina-13/farmacologia , Interleucina-4/farmacologia , Cinética , Lipopolissacarídeos/farmacologia , Ativação de Macrófagos/efeitos dos fármacos , Macrófagos/efeitos dos fármacos , Camundongos , Camundongos Endogâmicos C57BL , Proteínas Musculares/metabolismo , Fagocitose , Fenótipo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Pinocitose/efeitos dos fármacos , Veia Cava Inferior/metabolismo , Trombose Venosa/metabolismo
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J Vis Exp ; (160)2020 06 25.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32658193

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Protein phosphorylation is crucial for the regulation of enzyme activity and gene expression under osmotic condition. Mass spectrometry (MS)-based phosphoproteomics has transformed the way of studying plant signal transduction. However, requirement of lots of starting materials and prolonged MS measurement time to achieve the depth of coverage has been the limiting factor for the high throughput study of global phosphoproteomic changes in plants. To improve the sensitivity and throughput of plant phosphoproteomics, we have developed a stop and go extraction (stage) tip based phosphoproteomics approach coupled with Tandem Mass Tag (TMT) labeling for the rapid and comprehensive analysis of plant phosphorylation perturbation in response to osmotic stress. Leveraging the simplicity and high throughput of stage tip technique, the whole procedure takes approximately one hour using two tips to finish phosphopeptide enrichment, fractionation, and sample cleaning steps, suggesting an easy-to-use and high efficiency of the approach. This approach not only provides an in-depth plant phosphoproteomics analysis (> 11,000 phosphopeptide identification) but also demonstrates the superior separation efficiency (< 5% overlap) between adjacent fractions. Further, multiplexing has been achieved using TMT labeling to quantify the phosphoproteomic changes of wild-type and snrk2 decuple mutant plants. This approach has successfully been used to reveal the phosphorylation events of Raf-like kinases in response to osmotic stress, which sheds light on the understanding of early osmotic signaling in land plants.


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Arabidopsis/citologia , Arabidopsis/metabolismo , Pressão Osmótica , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Proteômica/métodos , Transdução de Sinais , Proteínas de Arabidopsis/metabolismo , Espectrometria de Massas , Fosfopeptídeos/metabolismo , Fosforilação
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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A ; 117(31): 18401-18411, 2020 08 04.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32690709

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Disparities in cancer patient responses have prompted widespread searches to identify differences in sensitive vs. nonsensitive populations and form the basis of personalized medicine. This customized approach is dependent upon the development of pathway-specific therapeutics in conjunction with biomarkers that predict patient responses. Here, we show that Cdk5 drives growth in subgroups of patients with multiple types of neuroendocrine neoplasms. Phosphoproteomics and high throughput screening identified phosphorylation sites downstream of Cdk5. These phosphorylation events serve as biomarkers and effectively pinpoint Cdk5-driven tumors. Toward achieving targeted therapy, we demonstrate that mouse models of neuroendocrine cancer are responsive to selective Cdk5 inhibitors and biomimetic nanoparticles are effective vehicles for enhanced tumor targeting and reduction of drug toxicity. Finally, we show that biomarkers of Cdk5-dependent tumors effectively predict response to anti-Cdk5 therapy in patient-derived xenografts. Thus, a phosphoprotein-based diagnostic assay combined with Cdk5-targeted therapy is a rational treatment approach for neuroendocrine malignancies.


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Neoplasias/tratamento farmacológico , Neoplasias/metabolismo , Tumores Neuroectodérmicos/tratamento farmacológico , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/administração & dosagem , Animais , Biomarcadores/análise , Biomarcadores/metabolismo , Quinase 5 Dependente de Ciclina/antagonistas & inibidores , Quinase 5 Dependente de Ciclina/genética , Quinase 5 Dependente de Ciclina/metabolismo , Xenoenxertos , Humanos , Camundongos , Neoplasias/genética , Tumores Neuroectodérmicos/genética , Tumores Neuroectodérmicos/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/análise , Fosfoproteínas/genética , Fosforilação
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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A ; 117(32): 19475-19486, 2020 08 11.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32709741

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The DNA sensor cGAS catalyzes the production of the cyclic dinucleotide cGAMP, resulting in type I interferon responses. We addressed the functionality of cGAS-mediated DNA sensing in human and murine T cells. Activated primary CD4+ T cells expressed cGAS and responded to plasmid DNA by upregulation of ISGs and release of bioactive interferon. In mouse T cells, cGAS KO ablated sensing of plasmid DNA, and TREX1 KO enabled cells to sense short immunostimulatory DNA. Expression of IFIT1 and MX2 was downregulated and upregulated in cGAS KO and TREX1 KO T cell lines, respectively, compared to parental cells. Despite their intact cGAS sensing pathway, human CD4+ T cells failed to mount a reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitor-sensitive immune response following HIV-1 infection. In contrast, infection of human T cells with HSV-1 that is functionally deficient for the cGAS antagonist pUL41 (HSV-1ΔUL41N) resulted in a cGAS-dependent type I interferon response. In accordance with our results in primary CD4+ T cells, plasmid challenge or HSV-1ΔUL41N inoculation of T cell lines provoked an entirely cGAS-dependent type I interferon response, including IRF3 phosphorylation and expression of ISGs. In contrast, no RT-dependent interferon response was detected following transduction of T cell lines with VSV-G-pseudotyped lentiviral or gammaretroviral particles. Together, T cells are capable to raise a cGAS-dependent cell-intrinsic response to both plasmid DNA challenge or inoculation with HSV-1ΔUL41N. However, HIV-1 infection does not appear to trigger cGAS-mediated sensing of viral DNA in T cells, possibly by revealing viral DNA of insufficient quantity, length, and/or accessibility to cGAS.


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Linfócitos T CD4-Positivos/virologia , HIV-1/fisiologia , Interferon Tipo I/metabolismo , Nucleotidiltransferases/metabolismo , Animais , Linfócitos T CD4-Positivos/imunologia , Linfócitos T CD4-Positivos/metabolismo , Células Cultivadas , DNA Viral/fisiologia , Exodesoxirribonucleases/genética , Exodesoxirribonucleases/metabolismo , Herpesvirus Humano 1/fisiologia , Interações Hospedeiro-Patógeno , Humanos , Imunidade Inata , Fator Regulador 3 de Interferon/metabolismo , Camundongos , Nucleotidiltransferases/genética , Fosfoproteínas/genética , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Fosforilação , Especificidade da Espécie , Replicação Viral
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Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A ; 117(30): 18079-18090, 2020 07 28.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32647060

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Ion channels in excitable cells function in macromolecular complexes in which auxiliary proteins modulate the biophysical properties of the pore-forming subunits. Hyperpolarization-activated, cyclic nucleotide-sensitive HCN4 channels are critical determinants of membrane excitability in cells throughout the body, including thalamocortical neurons and cardiac pacemaker cells. We previously showed that the properties of HCN4 channels differ dramatically in different cell types, possibly due to the endogenous expression of auxiliary proteins. Here, we report the discovery of a family of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) transmembrane proteins that associate with and modulate HCN4. Lymphoid-restricted membrane protein (LRMP, Jaw1) and inositol trisphosphate receptor-associated guanylate kinase substrate (IRAG, Mrvi1, and Jaw1L) are homologous proteins with small ER luminal domains and large cytoplasmic domains. Despite their homology, LRMP and IRAG have distinct effects on HCN4. LRMP is a loss-of-function modulator that inhibits the canonical depolarizing shift in the voltage dependence of HCN4 in response to the binding of cAMP. In contrast, IRAG causes a gain of HCN4 function by depolarizing the basal voltage dependence in the absence of cAMP. The mechanisms of action of LRMP and IRAG are independent of trafficking and cAMP binding, and they are specific to the HCN4 isoform. We also found that IRAG is highly expressed in the mouse sinoatrial node where computer modeling predicts that its presence increases HCN4 current. Our results suggest important roles for LRMP and IRAG in the regulation of cellular excitability, as tools for advancing mechanistic understanding of HCN4 channel function, and as possible scaffolds for coordination of signaling pathways.


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Retículo Endoplasmático/metabolismo , Canais Disparados por Nucleotídeos Cíclicos Ativados por Hiperpolarização/metabolismo , Animais , Células CHO , Linhagem Celular , Cricetulus , AMP Cíclico/metabolismo , Regulação da Expressão Gênica , Humanos , Canais Disparados por Nucleotídeos Cíclicos Ativados por Hiperpolarização/química , Canais Disparados por Nucleotídeos Cíclicos Ativados por Hiperpolarização/genética , Masculino , Potenciais da Membrana/efeitos dos fármacos , Proteínas de Membrana/genética , Proteínas de Membrana/metabolismo , Camundongos , Modelos Biológicos , Família Multigênica , Miócitos Cardíacos/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Ligação Proteica , Domínios e Motivos de Interação entre Proteínas , Isoformas de Proteínas , Nó Sinoatrial/fisiologia , Nó Sinoatrial/fisiopatologia
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PLoS Pathog ; 16(7): e1008683, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32658923

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Human herpesvirus 6B (HHV-6B) is a betaherpesvirus capable of integrating its genome into the telomeres of host chromosomes. Until now, the cellular and/or viral proteins facilitating HHV-6B integration have remained elusive. Here we show that a cellular protein, the promyelocytic leukemia protein (PML) that forms nuclear bodies (PML-NBs), associates with the HHV-6B immediate early 1 (IE1) protein at telomeres. We report enhanced levels of SUMOylated IE1 in the presence of PML and have identified a putative SUMO Interacting Motif (SIM) within IE1, essential for its nuclear distribution, overall SUMOylation and association with PML to nuclear bodies. Furthermore, using PML knockout cell lines we made the original observation that PML is required for efficient HHV-6B integration into host chromosomes. Taken together, we could demonstrate that PML-NBs are important for IE1 multiSUMOylation and that PML plays an important role in HHV-6B integration into chromosomes, a strategy developed by this virus to maintain its genome in its host over long periods of time.


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Herpesvirus Humano 6/metabolismo , Proteínas Imediatamente Precoces/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Proteína da Leucemia Promielocítica/metabolismo , Infecções por Roseolovirus/metabolismo , Telômero/virologia , Linhagem Celular , Herpesvirus Humano 6/genética , Humanos , Infecções por Roseolovirus/genética , Sumoilação , Latência Viral/genética
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Nature ; 583(7815): 310-313, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32494006

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The U2 small nuclear ribonucleoprotein (snRNP) has an essential role in the selection of the precursor mRNA branch-site adenosine, the nucleophile for the first step of splicing1. Stable addition of U2 during early spliceosome formation requires the DEAD-box ATPase PRP52-7. Yeast U2 small nuclear RNA (snRNA) nucleotides that form base pairs with the branch site are initially sequestered in a branchpoint-interacting stem-loop (BSL)8, but whether the human U2 snRNA folds in a similar manner is unknown. The U2 SF3B1 protein, a common mutational target in haematopoietic cancers9, contains a HEAT domain (SF3B1HEAT) with an open conformation in isolated SF3b10, but a closed conformation in spliceosomes11, which is required for stable interaction between U2 and the branch site. Here we report a 3D cryo-electron microscopy structure of the human 17S U2 snRNP at a core resolution of 4.1 Å and combine it with protein crosslinking data to determine the molecular architecture of this snRNP. Our structure reveals that SF3B1HEAT interacts with PRP5 and TAT-SF1, and maintains its open conformation in U2 snRNP, and that U2 snRNA forms a BSL that is sandwiched between PRP5, TAT-SF1 and SF3B1HEAT. Thus, substantial remodelling of the BSL and displacement of BSL-interacting proteins must occur to allow formation of the U2-branch-site helix. Our studies provide a structural explanation of why TAT-SF1 must be displaced before the stable addition of U2 to the spliceosome, and identify RNP rearrangements facilitated by PRP5 that are required for stable interaction between U2 and the branch site.


Assuntos
Microscopia Crioeletrônica , Ribonucleoproteína Nuclear Pequena U2/química , Ribonucleoproteína Nuclear Pequena U2/ultraestrutura , Sequência de Bases , RNA Helicases DEAD-box/química , RNA Helicases DEAD-box/metabolismo , Células HeLa , Humanos , Modelos Moleculares , Fosfoproteínas/química , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Ligação Proteica , Conformação Proteica , Fatores de Processamento de RNA/química , Fatores de Processamento de RNA/metabolismo , Ribonucleoproteína Nuclear Pequena U2/genética , Ribonucleoproteína Nuclear Pequena U2/metabolismo , Transativadores/química , Transativadores/metabolismo
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Food Chem ; 330: 127167, 2020 Nov 15.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32531632

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Eggshell matrix (EM) proteins play an important biological role in eggshell mineralization and embryo development. Many studies have demonstrated that some matrix proteins undergo posttranslational modifications, including phosphorylation and glycosylation, which have important regulatory effects on the functional properties of the proteins. Systematic analysis of the proteome, the phosphorylated modified proteome and the glycosylated modified proteome of the chicken EM was performed using a proteomics strategy. A total of 112 phosphorylation sites from 69 phosphoproteins and 297 N-glycosylation sites from 182 N-glycoproteins were identified in the chicken EM. Among all these identified modified proteins, 129 were not identified in the proteome (547 proteins). Therefore, a total of 676 EM proteins were identified in this study. Gene ontology (GO) enrichment analysis indicated that EM proteins and phosphoproteins were mainly enriched in regulation of enzyme activity, while EM N-glycoproteins were enriched in immune response regulation.


Assuntos
Galinhas/metabolismo , Proteínas do Ovo/metabolismo , Casca de Ovo/metabolismo , Glicoproteínas/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Proteoma/metabolismo , Animais , Glicosilação , Fosforilação , Processamento de Proteína Pós-Traducional , Proteômica
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Nature ; 583(7817): 615-619, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32494007

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Pneumonia resulting from infection is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Pulmonary infection by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a large burden on human health, for which there are few therapeutic options1. RSV targets ciliated epithelial cells in the airways, but how viruses such as RSV interact with receptors on these cells is not understood. Nucleolin is an entry coreceptor for RSV2 and also mediates the cellular entry of influenza, the parainfluenza virus, some enteroviruses and the bacterium that causes tularaemia3,4. Here we show a mechanism of RSV entry into cells in which outside-in signalling, involving binding of the prefusion RSV-F glycoprotein with the insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor, triggers the activation of protein kinase C zeta (PKCζ). This cellular signalling cascade recruits nucleolin from the nuclei of cells to the plasma membrane, where it also binds to RSV-F on virions. We find that inhibiting PKCζ activation prevents the trafficking of nucleolin to RSV particles on airway organoid cultures, and reduces viral replication and pathology in RSV-infected mice. These findings reveal a mechanism of virus entry in which receptor engagement and signal transduction bring the coreceptor to viral particles at the cell surface, and could form the basis of new therapeutics to treat RSV infection.


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Receptor IGF Tipo 1/metabolismo , Receptores Virais/metabolismo , Vírus Sinciciais Respiratórios/metabolismo , Internalização do Vírus , Linhagem Celular , Núcleo Celular/metabolismo , Ativação Enzimática , Humanos , Fusão de Membrana/efeitos dos fármacos , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Ligação Proteica , Proteína Quinase C/antagonistas & inibidores , Proteína Quinase C/metabolismo , Proteínas de Ligação a RNA/metabolismo , Receptor IGF Tipo 1/antagonistas & inibidores , Vírus Sinciciais Respiratórios/efeitos dos fármacos , Vírus Sinciciais Respiratórios/patogenicidade , Vírus Sinciciais Respiratórios/fisiologia , Carga Viral/efeitos dos fármacos , Internalização do Vírus/efeitos dos fármacos
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Avian Dis ; 64(2): 174-182, 2020 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32550618

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Marek's disease (MD) is a highly contagious lymphoproliferative disease of chickens caused by Gallid alphaherpesvirus type 2. Gallid alphaherpesvirus type 3 (GaHV-3) strain 301B/1 was previously shown to be an effective MD vaccine with synergistic efficacy when used as a bivalent vaccine with turkey herpesvirus. Since the nucleotide sequences of only two GaHV-3 strains have been determined, we sought to sequence the 301B/1 genome using Illumina MiSeq technology. Phylogenomic analysis indicated that 301B/1 is more closely related to other GaHV-3 strains (SB-1 and HPRS24) than to virulent or attenuated strains of GaHV-2. One hundred and twenty-six open reading frames (ORFs) have been identified within the 301B/1 genome with 108 ORFs showing a high degree of similarity to homologs found in the genomes of SB-1 and HPRS24; 14 ORFs are highly homologous (> 90% identity) with the corresponding ORFs within the SB-1 genome. The R-LORF8 and R-LORF9 genes are the most dissimilar to the collinear genes found in the SB-1 genome but are highly homologous (99%-100% identity) with those within the HPRS24 genome. Overall the 301B/1 genome is most similar to the SB-1 virus genome (99.1%) and to a lesser degree with the HPRS24 virus genome (97.7%). However, six 301B/1 ORFs (UL47, UL48, UL52, pp38, ICP4, and US10) have been identified that contain nonsynonymous substitutions relative to homologs found in the SB-1 genome. Notably, unlike the avian retrovirus long terminal repeat sequences found within the SB-1 genome, none were identified within the 301B/1 genome.


Assuntos
Antígenos Virais/genética , Herpesvirus Galináceo 3/genética , Proteínas Nucleares/genética , Fosfoproteínas/genética , Transativadores/genética , Proteínas Virais/genética , Sequência de Aminoácidos , Animais , Antígenos Virais/química , Antígenos Virais/metabolismo , Embrião de Galinha , Galinhas , Doença de Marek/virologia , Proteínas Nucleares/química , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/química , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Doenças das Aves Domésticas/virologia , Alinhamento de Sequência , Transativadores/química , Transativadores/metabolismo , Proteínas Virais/química , Proteínas Virais/metabolismo
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Nat Commun ; 11(1): 2710, 2020 06 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32483184

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Most organisms on the earth exhibit circadian rhythms in behavior and physiology, which are driven by endogenous clocks. Phosphorylation plays a central role in timing the clock, but how this contributes to overt rhythms is unclear. Here we conduct phosphoproteomics in conjunction with transcriptomic and proteomic profiling using fly heads. By developing a pipeline for integrating multi-omics data, we identify 789 (~17%) phosphorylation sites with circadian oscillations. We predict 27 potential circadian kinases to participate in phosphorylating these sites, including 7 previously known to function in the clock. We screen the remaining 20 kinases for effects on circadian rhythms and find an additional 3 to be involved in regulating locomotor rhythm. We re-construct a signal web that includes the 10 circadian kinases and identify GASKET as a potentially important regulator. Taken together, we uncover a circadian kinome that potentially shapes the temporal pattern of the entire circadian molecular landscapes.


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Ritmo Circadiano , Proteínas de Drosophila/metabolismo , Perfilação da Expressão Gênica/métodos , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Fosfotransferases/metabolismo , Proteômica/métodos , Algoritmos , Animais , Cromatografia Líquida/métodos , Proteínas de Drosophila/genética , Drosophila melanogaster/genética , Drosophila melanogaster/metabolismo , Redes Reguladoras de Genes , Fosfoproteínas/genética , Fosforilação , Fosfotransferases/genética , Especificidade por Substrato , Espectrometria de Massas em Tandem/métodos
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PLoS Genet ; 16(6): e1008511, 2020 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32598339

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Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) is the most transcribed genomic region and contains hundreds of tandem repeats. Maintaining these rDNA repeats as well as the level of rDNA transcription is essential for cellular homeostasis. DNA damages generated in rDNA need to be efficiently and accurately repaired and rDNA repeats instability has been reported in cancer, aging and neurological diseases. Here, we describe that the histone demethylase JMJD6 is rapidly recruited to nucleolar DNA damage and is crucial for the relocalisation of rDNA in nucleolar caps. Yet, JMJD6 is dispensable for rDNA transcription inhibition. Mass spectrometry analysis revealed that JMJD6 interacts with the nucleolar protein Treacle and modulates its interaction with NBS1. Moreover, cells deficient for JMJD6 show increased sensitivity to nucleolar DNA damage as well as loss and rearrangements of rDNA repeats upon irradiation. Altogether our data reveal that rDNA transcription inhibition is uncoupled from rDNA relocalisation into nucleolar caps and that JMJD6 is required for rDNA stability through its role in nucleolar caps formation.


Assuntos
Dano ao DNA , Histona Desmetilases com o Domínio Jumonji/genética , RNA Ribossômico/genética , Proteínas de Ciclo Celular/metabolismo , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Células HEK293 , Humanos , Histona Desmetilases com o Domínio Jumonji/metabolismo , Proteínas Nucleares/metabolismo , Fosfoproteínas/metabolismo , Ligação Proteica , RNA Ribossômico/metabolismo
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