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Recruitment of the IKK signalosome to the p55 TNF receptor: RIP and A20 bind to NEMO (IKKgamma) upon receptor stimulation.

The adapter protein RIP plays a crucial role in NF-kappaB activation by TNF. Here we show that triggering of the p55 TNF receptor induces binding of RIP to NEMO (IKKgamma), a component of the I-kappa-B-kinase (IKK) "signalosome" complex, as well as recruitment of RIP to the receptor together with the three major signalosome components, NEMO, IKK1 and IKK2, and some kind of covalent modification of the recruited RIP molecules. It also induces binding of NEMO to the signaling inhibitor A20, and recruitment of A20 to the receptor. Enforced expression of NEMO in cells revealed that NEMO can both promote and block NF-kappaB activation and dramatically augments the phosphorylation of c-Jun. The findings suggest that the signaling activities of the IKK signalosome are regulated through binding of NEMO to RIP and A20 within the p55 TNF receptor complex.

Pubmed ID: 10755617

Authors

  • Zhang SQ
  • Kovalenko A
  • Cantarella G
  • Wallach D

Journal

Immunity

Publication Data

March 26, 2000

Associated Grants

None

Mesh Terms

  • Antigens, CD
  • Cell Line, Transformed
  • DNA-Binding Proteins
  • HeLa Cells
  • Humans
  • I-kappa B Kinase
  • Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
  • NF-kappa B
  • Nuclear Proteins
  • Phosphorylation
  • Protein-Serine-Threonine Kinases
  • Proteins
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-jun
  • Receptor-Interacting Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases
  • Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor
  • Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Type I
  • Signal Transduction
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha