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#33196842   2020/11/16 To Up

QKI-5 regulates the alternative splicing of cytoskeletal gene ADD3 in lung cancer.

Accumulating evidence indicates that the alternative splicing program undergoes extensive changes during cancer development and progression. The RNA-binding protein QKI-5 is frequently down-regulated and exhibits anti-tumor activity in lung cancer. However, little is known about the functional targets and regulatory mechanism of QKI-5. Here, we report that up-regulation of exon 14 inclusion of cytoskeletal gene Adducin 3 (ADD3) significantly correlates with a poor prognosis in lung cancer. QKI-5 inhibits cell proliferation and migration in part through suppressing the splicing of ADD3 exon 14. Through genome-wide mapping of QKI-5 binding sites in vivo at nucleotide resolution by iCLIP-seq analysis, we found that QKI-5 regulates alternative splicing of its target mRNAs in a binding position-dependent manner. By binding to multiple sites in an upstream intron region, QKI-5 represses the splicing of ADD3 exon 14. We also identified several QKI mutations in tumors, which cause dysregulation of the splicing of QKI targets ADD3 and NUMB. Taken together, our results reveal that QKI-mediated alternative splicing of ADD3 is a key lung cancer-associated splicing event, which underlies in part the tumor suppressor function of QKI.
Jin-Zhu Wang, Xing Fu, Zhaoyuan Fang, Hui Liu, Feng-Yang Zong, Hong Zhu, Yan-Fei Yu, Xiao-Ying Zhang, Shen-Fei Wang, Ying Huang, Jingyi Hui

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#29032200   2017/10/12 To Up

Sez6l2 regulates phosphorylation of ADD and neuritogenesis.

Increasing evidence shows that immune-mediated mechanisms may contribute to the pathogenesis of central nervous system disorders including cerebellar ataxias, as indicated by the aberrant production of neuronal surface antibodies. We previously reported a patient with cerebellar ataxia associated with production of a new anti-neuronal antibody, anti-seizure-related 6 homolog like 2 (Sez6l2). Sez6l2 is a type 1 membrane protein that is highly expressed in the hippocampus and cerebellar cortex and mice lacking Sez6l2 protein family members develop ataxia. Here we used a proteomics-based approach to show that serum derived from this patient recognizes the extracellular domain of Sez6l2 and that Sez6l2 protein binds to both adducin (ADD) and glutamate receptor 1 (GluR1). Our results indicate that Sez6l2 is one of the auxiliary subunits of the AMPA receptor and acts as a scaffolding protein to link GluR1 to ADD. Furthermore, Sez6l2 overexpression upregulates ADD phosphorylation, whereas siRNA-mediated downregulation of Sez612 prevents ADD phosphorylation, suggesting that Sez6l2 modulates AMPA-ADD signal transduction.
Hiroaki Yaguchi, Ichiro Yabe, Hidehisa Takahashi, Masashi Watanabe, Taichi Nomura, Takahiro Kano, Masaki Matsumoto, Keiichi I Nakayama, Masahiko Watanabe, Shigetsugu Hatakeyama

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#17535730   2006/12/30 To Up

Ouabain-dependent signaling in caveolae as a novel therapeutic target for hypertension.

Experimental and clinical evidence indicates that Endogenous Ouabain (EO) and Adducin polymorphism play a pathogenetic role in hypertension and related organ complications. These effects occur through a complex interaction of genetic molecular mechanisms regulating renal sodium reabsorption and vascular function. The activation of a Na-K ATPase-Src-EGFr-ERK signaling pathway within the restricted membrane subdomains of caveolae by Ouabain has been associated to hypertension and cardiac remodeling. Rostafuroxin (PST 2238) is a novel anti-hypertensive compound able to selectively antagonize EO/Ouabain and Adducin hypertensive effect and Ouabain-induced cardiac hypertrophy in rats. Studies have been conducted in vivo and in a cell-free system to prove that Rostafuroxin exerts its antihypertensive and antihypertrophic effects by antagonizing the Src-dependent signaling triggered by Ouabain. At the vascular level, Rostafuroxin antagonizes the Ouabain-mediated increase of myogenic vascular tone. This peculiar and novel mechanism of action, together with a good tolerability and efficacy both in animal models and hypertensive patients, make Rostafuroxin the prototype of a new class of antihypertensive compounds able to antagonize EO/ Ouabain and Adducin molecular effects.
M Ferrandi, I Molinari, G Bianchi, P Ferrari

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Ouabain antagonists as antihypertensive agents.

The evidence that high levels of endogenous ouabain (EO), a closely related isomer of ouabain, are implicated in human hypertension and cardiac hypertrophy and failure stimulated the pharmacological research for developing novel anti-hypertensive agents active as ouabain antagonists. The pathogenetic mechanisms through which increased EO levels affect cardiovascular system involve the modulation of Na-K ATPase, the key enzyme responsible for renal tubular sodium reabsorption and the activation of signalling transduction pathways implicated in growth-related gene transcription. By studying both genetic and experimental rat models of hypertension and comparing them with humans, our group has demonstrated that elevated levels of circulating EO and the genetic polymorphism of the cytoskeletal protein adducin associate with hypertension and high renal Na-K pump activity. Ouabain itself induces hypertension and up-regulates renal Na-K pump when chronically infused at low doses into rats (OS). In renal cultured cells, either incubated for several days with nanomolar concentrations of ouabain or transfected with the hypertensive adducin genetic variant, the Na-K pump results enhanced. Moreover, both EO and adducin polymorphism affect cardiac complications associated to hypertension, the former through the activation of a signalling transduction pathway. As a consequence, a compound able to interact with the cellular and molecular alterations, sustained by EO or mutated adducin, may represent the suitable treatment for those patients in whom these mechanisms are at work. A new antihypertensive compound, PST 2238, that selectively antagonises the pressor effect and the alteration of renal Na-K pump, sustained both by ouabain and adducin polymorphism, is described. A selective ability of PST 2238 to antagonise the ouabain-induced organ hypertrophy is also documented. The specificity of PST 2238 mechanism of action is supported by the absence of interactions with receptors or hormones involved in blood pressure regulation and by the lack of diuretic activity and diuretic-associated side effects. It is concluded that this compound could be useful for the treatment of those forms of essential hypertension in which renal Na handling alterations and cardiac complications are associated with either increased EO levels and/or adducin polymorphism.
M Ferrandi, P Barassi, I Molinari, L Torielli, G Tripodi, E Minotti, G Bianchi, P Ferrari

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Pharmacogenetics of hypertension treatment: a structured review.

The extent of blood pressure lowering by anti-hypertensive agents is difficult to predict for individual patients, even when evaluated in the context of biochemical or demographic information. Genetic predictors (mainly single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs) have been the focus of several recent studies and are gaining much attention. We have conducted a literature search for studies in which the lowering of ambient blood pressure by specific drugs or drug classes in humans was related to specific genotypes. Twenty-eight studies were identified, of which six had a single-dose design, and the remaining 22 studied drug effects after more than 4 weeks of drug administration. Virtually all were association studies. Prospective trials that compared the prognostic value of genetic methods to routine clinical practice were not identified. Almost all studies used a candidate-gene design, usually with a very small number of SNPs (typically one). Gene-gene and gene-environment interactions were studied only rarely. Only one study targeted genes involved in drug metabolism. Most candidate-genes were part of the renin-angiotensin system. By far the most extensively studied has been the angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism (15 studies) but, to date, no clear picture has emerged for this or other genetic variants. Thus, the potential for utility of genetic characterization of individual patients as a predictor of anti-hypertensive response has yet to be realized.
Richard P Koopmans, Paul A Insel, Martin C Michel

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