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Tubulin

Wei Yamauchi

Tubulin

structure, functions, and roles in disease

by Wei Yamauchi

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Published by Nova Science in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tubulin

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Wei Yamauchi and Antonio Sokić
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004981M
    ISBN 109781621001416
    LC Control Number2011031642

    • When 35S is absent and Tubulin is present, the Wild Type Soybean and Food Product 1 show that the absence of 35S is a sign that the product is not a GMO as it does not contain the positive Roundup Ready gene. The tubulin, however, is present and determines that the product is derived from a plant.   Tubulin purified from this cell line consists predominantly of one α-tubulin isoform, α1B, and two β-tubulin isoforms, βI and βIVb. This β-tubulin composition is characteristic for fibroblasts (Lopata and Cleveland, ) as well as cancer cell lines (Rao et al., ; Hiser et al., ) commonly used for cell biological.

    The αβ tubulin heterodimer is the structural subunit of microtubules, which are cytoskeletal elements that are essential for intracellular transport and cell division in all eukaryotes. Each Cited by: tubulin [too´bu-lin] the constituent protein of microtubules; thought to be involved in phagocyte motility. tubulin (tū'byū-lin), A protein subunit of microtubules; it is a dimer composed of two globular polypeptides, α-tubulin and β-tubulin. See also: dynein. tubulin (to͞o′byə-lĭn, tyo͞o′-) n. A globular protein that is the basic.

    Function of Tubulin in Plants. -Tubulin follows with precision the Mt pattern, being absent from any other, Mt-free, cell site. In cells treated with anti-Mt drugs, -tubulin is present only on Author: Nancy A Eckardt. More recently a distinct mutation in the gene encoding beta1-tubulin has been identified in Norfolk and Cairn Terriers as a cause for congenital macrothrombocytopenia. In a mutation in the gene encoding Kindlin-3, a signal transduction protein important in integrin activation in platelets and leukocytes, was identified in a German Shepherd.


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Tubulin by Wei Yamauchi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tubulin is one of several members of a small family of globular proteins. The most common members of the tubulin family are alpha-tubulin and beta-tubulin, the proteins that make up microtubules. In this book the authors present topical research in the study of the structure, functions and roles in disease of tubulin.

Tubulin-Binding Agents: Synthetic, Structural and Mechanistic Insights (Topics in Current Chemistry ()): Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Hardcover. Tubulin structure and conformational changes are now known to atomic resolution.

Its GTP‐dependent dynamic self‐assembly and disassembly is modulated by a host of other proteins. This dynamic activity and a more passive role as tracks for interaction with motor proteins, kinesin and dynein, allow microtubules to perform vital roles in Cited by: 6.

Tubulinopathies (or tubulin-related cortical dysgenesis), which are associated with a wide and overlapping range of brain malformations, are caused by mutation of one of seven genes encoding different isotypes of α-tubulin (TUBA1A or TUBA8), β-tubulin (TUBB2A, TUBB2B, TUBB3, TUBB [ TUBB5 ]), and γ-tubulin (TUBG1) (Table 1).

Tubulin inhibitors are effective anticancer agents, however, there are many limitations to the use of available tubulin inhibitors in the clinic, such as multidrug resistance, severe side-effects, and generally poor bioavailability.

Thus, there is a constant need to search for novel tubulin inhibitors that can overcome these limitations. Natural product and privileged structures targeting Cited by: 2 Abstract The s tubulin family is composed of nine α-tubulins, six β-tubulins, and one γ- tubulin.

Tubulins are highly conserved, functioning as α-β heterodimers that assemble into microtubules. These cylindrical and ubiquitous components of the cytoskeleton are critical forFile Size: 5MB. In book: eLS. Cite this publication. Linda A Amos. Tubulin structure and conformational changes are now known to atomic resolution.

Its GTP-dependent dynamic self-assembly and disassembly is. Based on the pharmacophoric features of the natural product combretastatin A-4 (CA-4) and its synthetic analogues that inhibit tubulin polymerization, a series of novel 2-arylarylamino-imidazo-pyridines/pyrazines as potential antitubulin anticancer agents were designed.

They were synthesized by a one-pot Jump to main content Jump to site searchCited by: The tubulin molecule is an α/β heterodimer. In most eukaryotes both α-and β-tubulin consist of isotypes encoded by different genes and differing in amino acid sequence.

Differences among isotypes are often highly conserved in evolution, suggesting that they have functional by: Tubulin that is destined for the cilia is derived from the tubulin pool in the cell body.

Experiments with tubulin tagged with a fluorescent protein have shown that tubulin is incorporated at the distal tip of the axoneme. Our book is a helpful primer Tubulin is an intracellular scaffolding protein located in all cells but in high concentrations within the cells of the brain.

Anti-tubulin antibodies may interfere with normal neuronal cell function and have been associated with other autoimmune related conditions such as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and other.

Tubulin vezuje GTP (guanozin-trifosfat) i povezuje se na (+) kraj mikrotubula u svom GTP-stanju. Ukratko po vezivanju za lanac mikrotubula, GTP se hidrolizuje u GDP (guanozin-difosfat).

GDP-tubulin će se razdvojiti od vrha mikrotubule, ali ako se nalazi u sredini lanca do razdvajanja neće doći. Ovaj ciklus GTP-a je od suštinskog značaja za.

Tubulin inhibitors are chemotherapy drugs that interfere directly with the tubulin system, which is in contrast to those chemotherapy drugs acting on DNA. Microtubules play an important role in eukaryotic - and beta-tubulin, the main components of microtubules, have gained considerable interest because of their function and biophysical properties and has become the.

In the present study, isopenicin A was discovered to be a tubulin-targeted agent that could depolymerize microtubules in a cell-free system and disrupt the in-vivo microtubule networks in cancer cells, as well as the cellular morphology change and proliferation inhibition, suggesting that isopenicin A is a novel tubulin depolymerization : Lin Chen, Dong-Mei Fan, Jian-Wei Tang, Tao An, Xue Li, Ling-Mei Kong, Pema-Tenzin Puno, Yan Li.

() Beta-Tubulin. In: Encyclopedic Reference of Genomics and Proteomics in Molecular Medicine. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg Search book. Search within book. Type for suggestions. Table of contents Previous. Page Navigate to page.

structure summary Tubulin in molecular biology can refer either to the tubulin protein superfamily of globular proteins, or one of the member proteins of that superfamily. α- and β-tubulins polymerize into microtubules, a major component of the eukaryotic ro: IPR The C.

elegans tubulin family is composed of nine α- six β- and one γ-tubulin. Tubulins are highly conserved, functioning as α-β heterodimers that assemble into microtubules. Protocol for recycling already in old protocol book. Calculate concentration of tubulin using an extinction coefficient at nm ofM-1cm Freeze in μl aliquots in liquid nitrogen and store at °C.

(Note: 1 mg/ml tubulin = 10 μM) Tubulin Polymerization with GTP/GMPCPP/TaxolFile Size: KB. Our novel data demonstrate that βIII-tubulin is a key player in promoting pancreatic cancer growth and survival, and silencing its expression may be a potential therapeutic strategy to increase the long-term survival of pancreatic cancer patients.

Keywords: Pancreatic cancer, chemoresistance, tumor growth, metastases, βIII-tubulinCited by:   TUBULIN, the major component of microtubules, is a heterodimer of two chains, α and β 1, both of relative molecular m (M r Cited by:. We previously developed a series of anticancer agents based on cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor nimesulide as a lead compound.

However, the molecular targets of these agents still remain unclear. In this study, we synthesized a biotinylated probe based on a representative molecule of the compound library and performed protein pull-down assays to purify the Cited by: reviews. The SAR data are discussed in light of the structural information available for each agent.

The second chapter focuses on the total synthesis of the marine sponge-derived polyketide discodermolide. A comprehensive survey of the synthetic. Also, all drugs that bind to human tubulin also bind to β-tubulin, making it of interest as a therapeutic target.

On the other hand, γ-Tubulin is known to be responsible for the nucleation and.