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Biochem Soc Trans (2022) 50 (3): 1119–1132.
Published: 19 May 2022
... via intra-mitochondrial proteolysis involving multiple AAA+ proteases. Together, these proteolytic pathways maintain the activity and homeostasis of OXPHOS components. Correspondence: Monika W. Murcha ( email@example.com ) 9 2 2022 7 4 2022 3 5 2022 Regulation...
Biochem Soc Trans (2020) 48 (3): 1153–1165.
Published: 15 June 2020
...Clara L. Frazier; Amy M. Weeks Enzymes that catalyze peptide ligation are powerful tools for site-specific protein bioconjugation and the study of cellular signaling. Peptide ligases can be divided into two classes: proteases that have been engineered to favor peptide ligation, and protease-related...
Biochem Soc Trans (2015) 43 (2): 133–138.
Published: 07 April 2015
... 8 2014 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2015 Biochemical Society 2015 outer membrane protein periplasm protease chaperone single molecule detection FRET The cell envelope of Gram-negative bacteria consists of the inner membrane (IM), the outer membrane (OM...
Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (1): 137–143.
Published: 29 January 2013
... not affect leucocyte recruitment and cytokine production induced by PAR 2 (protease-activated receptor 2), which has protective anti-constrictor effects through β-arrestin-2-independent mechanisms [ 29 ]. β-Arrestins have also been implicated in inflammation of the colon, where PAR 2 agonists induce...
Biochem Soc Trans (2011) 39 (5): 1502–1508.
Published: 21 September 2011
...Derek Wilkinson; Mark Ramsdale A variety of proteases have been implicated in yeast PCD (programmed cell death) including the metacaspase Mca1 and the separase Esp1, the HtrA-like serine protease Nma111, the cathepsin-like serine carboxypeptideases and a range of vacuolar proteases. Proteasomal...
Teru Ogura, Yuka Matsushita-Ishiodori, Ai Johjima, Masayo Nishizono, Shingo Nishikori, Masatoshi Esaki, Kunitoshi Yamanaka
Biochem Soc Trans (2008) 36 (1): 68–71.
Published: 22 January 2008
.... proteolysis, unfolding, disaggregation and disassembly. In the oligomeric ring of the AAA protein, there is a conserved aromatic residue which lines the central pore. Functional analysis indicates that this conserved residue in AAA proteases is involved in threading unfolded polypeptides. Katanin and spastin...
Biochem Soc Trans (2007) 35 (3): 594–598.
Published: 22 May 2007
...S. Curry; N. Roqué-Rosell; T.R. Sweeney; P.A. Zunszain; R.J. Leatherbarrow Foot-and-mouth disease virus causes a major global agricultural problem that is difficult to control with existing vaccines. Structural analyses of the viral 3C protease not only have provided fresh insights...
Biochem Soc Trans (2007) 35 (3): 599–603.
Published: 22 May 2007
...C. Southan Multiple alignments and phylogenetic tree constructions are established techniques for examining the evolutionary history of protease sequences in organisms such as humans, mice, fruitflies, nematode worms and yeast. They also facilitate the mapping of those conserved positions...
Biochem Soc Trans (2007) 35 (3): 559–560.
Published: 22 May 2007
...K.L. Moffitt; S.L. Martin; B. Walker Unregulated apoptosis can be due to a disruption in the balance and control of both intra- and inter-cellular proteolytic activities leading to various disease states. Many proteases involved in apoptotic processes are yet to be identified; however, several...
Biochem Soc Trans (2007) 35 (3): 561–565.
Published: 22 May 2007
... to the wider community enabling binding-site comparisons for therapeutically interesting protein families, such as the proteases and for new proteins to enable the discovery of interesting new structure–function relationships. The database is available from http://www.modelling.leeds.ac.uk/sb/ . 1...
Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (6): 997–1001.
Published: 25 October 2006
...P. Proost; S. Struyf; J. Van Damme Chemokines, adhesion molecules, cytokines and proteases regulate the extravasation of leucocytes during acute and chronic inflammation and leucocyte homing. Chemokines are produced after transcriptional activation by inflammatory mediators such as cytokines...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (4): 553–558.
Published: 01 August 2005
... amyloid drug discovery immunization protease secretase There is good evidence that the plasmin cascade can also modulate the clearance of Aβ [ 45 ]. Kinetic studies measuring the turnover rates of soluble and aggregated Aβ, evaluation of Aβ fibrils by electron microscopy and Aβ...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (2): 331–334.
Published: 01 April 2005
... or cancer. The completion of the human genome sequence allowed us to determine that more than 2% of all human genes are proteases or protease inhibitors, reflecting the importance of proteolysis in human biology. To understand better the complexity of proteases in human and other model organisms, we have...
Biochem Soc Trans (2004) 32 (6): 1130–1132.
Published: 26 October 2004
...H.K. Parsons; S. Vitovski; J.R. Sayers IgA1 (immunoglobulin A1) antibodies are the first line of defence against microbial pathogens such as Neisseria meningitidis and Haemophilus influenzae . However, these bacteria secrete a site-specific protease that is capable of cleaving human IgA1...
Biochem Soc Trans (2004) 32 (1): 15–16.
Published: 01 February 2004
...A. Amour; M. Bird; L. Chaudry; J. Deadman; D. Hayes; C. Kay Proteases are involved in the regulation of a wide variety of essential physiological processes, often by participating in a highly orchestrated sequence of events termed a ‘proteolytic cascade’. Four major proteolytic cascades...
Biochem Soc Trans (2003) 31 (4): 748–752.
Published: 01 August 2003
... proteases (MASPs) attached to MBL, and MASP-2 activates complement proteins C4 and C2. The MASPs are homologous to the C1q-associated proteases, C1r and C1s. MBL therefore activates complement by a mechanism very similar to C1q, and engages the opsonic activity of complement to clear micro-organisms...
Biochem Soc Trans (2002) 30 (6): 1006–1010.
Published: 01 November 2002
... by changing the K, for C5 more than 1 000-fold from far above the Key words: C3, C5, complement, protease. Abbreviations used: MAC, membrane attack complex; MASP, mannose-binding lectin-associated serine protease; MBL, man- nose-binding lectin. 'To whom correspondence should be addressed (e...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (6): 696–702.
Published: 01 November 2001
...E. M. Creagh; S. J. Martin Apoptosis is co-ordinated by a family of cysteine proteases, the caspases, that dismantle the cell by targeting a panoply of proteins for limited proteolysis. The mammalian caspase family contains 14 members, a subset of which participates in apoptosis, with the remainder...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (4): 455–459.
Published: 01 August 2001
... of the components involved in these functions, such as translocons, chaperones and proteases, have been identified but many of the auxiliary functions of photosynthesis remain uncharacterized. Among the proteases known to be associated with the thylakoids is the zinc metalloprotease FtsH, which might also act...