Signaling Pathways for Translation: Stress, Calcium, and by Simon J. Morley (auth.), Professor Dr. Robert E. Rhoads

By Simon J. Morley (auth.), Professor Dr. Robert E. Rhoads (eds.)

This quantity provides the reaction of the eukaryotic translational gear to mobile pressure and apoptosis, together with kinases activated via either the ERK and stress-activated pathways. It additional explores brokers that inhibit protein synthesis, calcium and the immunosuppressant rapamycin. Six chapters written via best specialists within the box offer either new facts and finished literature studies. either the rules of initiation and elongation are mentioned, and the mechanisms of apoptosis are on the topic of alterations within the protein synthesis machinery.

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Data). Cleavage of eIF4B and eIF3p35 occurred with delayed kinetics relative to those seen for eIF4GI, and was also observed in response to serum deprivation and treatment of cells with anti-Fas antiserum or etoposide. The cleavage of eIF4GI, the transient increase in the phosphorylation of eIF2a, and the increased association of 4E-BPI with eIF4E was also observed with other inducers of apoptosis, such as etoposide or staurosporine (S. Modey, unpubl. data). As with eIF4GI, caspase-3 activity was both necessary and sufficient for eIF3p35 and eIF4B cleavage in vitro; however eIF4B was also cleaved during apoptosis in MCF-7 cells lacking caspase-3 (LW.

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