By Susan E. La Flamme, Andrew P. Kowalczyk
“This quantity offers a great evaluate into the area of telephone adhesion. It offers vital information about the most gamers in all points of phone junctions.” –The Quarterly assessment of Biology, September 2009
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2 Connecting agonist stimulation to integrin activation; the core connections between agonists and integrins are depicted. , G-protein-coupled receptors, tyrosine-kinase-coupled receptors) induce the formation of diacylglycerol (DAG) and increased Ca2+, leading to the activation and/or translocation of active GTP- bound Rap1 to the plasma membrane via activation of protein kinase C (PKC) or a Rap guanine nucleotide exchanger (Rap-GEF). At the plasma membrane, activated Rap interacts with Rap1−GTP-interacting adaptor molecule (RIAM), leading to the recruitment of talin to form the integrin activation complex, thus unmasking the integrin binding site on talin, and leading to integrin activation.
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Hughes et al. found that H-Ras and its downstream effector kinase, Raf-1, suppress integrin activation in CHO cells, which is independent of de-novo protein synthesis and integrin phosphorylation and is mediated by the activation of the 13 14 1 The Ins and Outs of Integrin Signaling ERK1/2 MAP kinase pathway [89, 90]. However, this suppression of integrin afﬁnity by H-Ras is cell-type speciﬁc for, unlike in CHO cells and ﬁbroblasts, H-Ras can promote integrin activation in other cell types such as certain hematopoietic cell lines .