p193/CUL7 is an E3 ubiquitin ligase initially identified as an SV40 Large T Antigen binding protein. Expression of a dominant interfering variant of mouse p193/CUL7 (designated 1152stop) conferred resistance to MG132- and etoposide-induced apoptosis in U2OS cells. Immune precipitation/Western analyses revealed that endogenous p193/CUL7 formed a complex with Parc (a recently identified parkin-like ubiquitin ligase) and p53. Apoptosis resistance did not result from 1152stop-mediated disruption of the endogenous p193/CUL7 binding partners. Moreover, 1152stop molecule did not directly bind to endogenous p193/CUL7, Parc or p53. These data suggested a role for p193/CUL7 in the regulation of apoptosis independently of p53 and Parc activity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research|
|State||Published - Mar 2007|
- BH-3 only
- E3 ligase
- SV40 T-Antigen