Gene Symbol: DLP1
Description: dynamin 1-like
Alias: DLP1, Dnml1, Drp1, dynamin-1-like protein, C-terminal region, N-terminal region, dynamin-like protein 1, dynamin-related protein 1
Species: rat
Products:     DLP1

Top Publications

  1. Fröhlich C, Grabiger S, Schwefel D, Faelber K, Rosenbaum E, Mears J, et al. Structural insights into oligomerization and mitochondrial remodelling of dynamin 1-like protein. EMBO J. 2013;32:1280-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these results and electron microscopy reconstructions, we propose an oligomerization mode for DNM1L which differs from that of dynamin and might be adapted to the remodelling of mitochondria. ..
  2. Gandre Babbe S, van der Bliek A. The novel tail-anchored membrane protein Mff controls mitochondrial and peroxisomal fission in mammalian cells. Mol Biol Cell. 2008;19:2402-12 pubmed publisher
    ..to the mitochondrial networks formed when cells are transfected with siRNA for two established fission proteins, Drp1 and Fis1...
  3. Koch A, Thiemann M, Grabenbauer M, Yoon Y, McNiven M, Schrader M. Dynamin-like protein 1 is involved in peroxisomal fission. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:8597-605 pubmed
    The mammalian dynamin-like protein 1 (DLP1), a member of the dynamin family of large GTPases, possesses mechanochemical properties known to constrict and tubulate membranes...
  4. Karbowski M, Lee Y, Gaume B, Jeong S, Frank S, Nechushtan A, et al. Spatial and temporal association of Bax with mitochondrial fission sites, Drp1, and Mfn2 during apoptosis. J Cell Biol. 2002;159:931-8 pubmed
    ..A dominant negative mutant of Drp1, Drp1K38A, inhibits apoptotic scission of mitochondria, but does not inhibit Bax translocation or coalescence into ..
  5. Taguchi N, Ishihara N, Jofuku A, Oka T, Mihara K. Mitotic phosphorylation of dynamin-related GTPase Drp1 participates in mitochondrial fission. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:11521-9 pubmed
    ..are dynamic entities, frequently dividing and fusing with each other, during which dynamin-related GTPase Drp1 is required for the fission reaction. In this study, we analyzed mitochondrial dynamics in mitotic mammalian cells...
  6. Strack S, Wilson T, Cribbs J. Cyclin-dependent kinases regulate splice-specific targeting of dynamin-related protein 1 to microtubules. J Cell Biol. 2013;201:1037-51 pubmed publisher
    Fission and fusion reactions determine mitochondrial morphology and function. Dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1) is a guanosine triphosphate-hydrolyzing mechanoenzyme important for mitochondrial fission and programmed cell death...
  7. Palmer C, Osellame L, Stojanovski D, Ryan M. The regulation of mitochondrial morphology: intricate mechanisms and dynamic machinery. Cell Signal. 2011;23:1534-45 pubmed publisher
    ..This review focuses on our current understanding of the mitochondrial morphology machinery in cell homeostasis, apoptosis and neurodegeneration, and the post translational modifications that regulate these processes. ..
  8. Korobova F, Ramabhadran V, Higgs H. An actin-dependent step in mitochondrial fission mediated by the ER-associated formin INF2. Science. 2013;339:464-7 pubmed publisher
    Mitochondrial fission is fundamentally important to cellular physiology. The dynamin-related protein Drp1 mediates fission, and interaction between mitochondrion and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) enhances fission...
  9. Yoon Y, Krueger E, Oswald B, McNiven M. The mitochondrial protein hFis1 regulates mitochondrial fission in mammalian cells through an interaction with the dynamin-like protein DLP1. Mol Cell Biol. 2003;23:5409-20 pubmed
    ..In mammalian cells, the dynamin-like protein DLP1/Drp1 functions as a mitochondrial fission protein, but the mechanisms by which DLP1/Drp1 and the mitochondrial membrane ..

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  1. Wang X, Su B, Lee H, Li X, Perry G, Smith M, et al. Impaired balance of mitochondrial fission and fusion in Alzheimer's disease. J Neurosci. 2009;29:9090-103 pubmed publisher
    ..Immunoblot analysis revealed that levels of DLP1 (also referred to as Drp1), OPA1, Mfn1, and Mfn2 were significantly reduced whereas levels of Fis1 were ..
  2. Strack S, Cribbs J. Allosteric modulation of Drp1 mechanoenzyme assembly and mitochondrial fission by the variable domain. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:10990-1001 pubmed publisher
    The mechanoenzyme dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1) hydrolyzes GTP to power mitochondrial fission, a process required for organelle biogenesis, quality control, transport, and apoptosis...
  3. Yoon Y, Pitts K, Dahan S, McNiven M. A novel dynamin-like protein associates with cytoplasmic vesicles and tubules of the endoplasmic reticulum in mammalian cells. J Cell Biol. 1998;140:779-93 pubmed
    ..biological methods were used to isolate a cDNA clone encoding an 80-kilodalton novel dynamin-like protein, DLP1, that shares up to 42% homology with other dynamin-related proteins...
  4. Palmer C, Elgass K, Parton R, Osellame L, Stojanovski D, Ryan M. Adaptor proteins MiD49 and MiD51 can act independently of Mff and Fis1 in Drp1 recruitment and are specific for mitochondrial fission. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:27584-93 pubmed publisher
    b>Drp1 (dynamin-related protein 1) is recruited to both mitochondrial and peroxisomal membranes to execute fission. Fis1 and Mff are Drp1 receptor/effector proteins of mitochondria and peroxisomes...
  5. Dagda R, Cherra S, Kulich S, Tandon A, Park D, Chu C. Loss of PINK1 function promotes mitophagy through effects on oxidative stress and mitochondrial fission. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:13843-55 pubmed publisher
    ..The dominant negative Drp1 mutant inhibited both fission and mitophagy in PINK1-deficient cells...
  6. Li H, Chen Y, Jones A, Sanger R, Collis L, FLANNERY R, et al. Bcl-xL induces Drp1-dependent synapse formation in cultured hippocampal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:2169-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The mitochondrial fission protein, dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), is a GTPase known to localize to synapses and affect synaptic function and structure...
  7. Smirnova E, Griparic L, Shurland D, van der Bliek A. Dynamin-related protein Drp1 is required for mitochondrial division in mammalian cells. Mol Biol Cell. 2001;12:2245-56 pubmed
    Mutations in the human dynamin-related protein Drp1 cause mitochondria to form perinuclear clusters. We show here that these mitochondrial clusters consist of highly interconnected mitochondrial tubules...
  8. Li H, Alavian K, Lazrove E, Mehta N, Jones A, Zhang P, et al. A Bcl-xL-Drp1 complex regulates synaptic vesicle membrane dynamics during endocytosis. Nat Cell Biol. 2013;15:773-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Bcl-xL translocates to clathrin-coated pits in a calmodulin-dependent manner and forms a complex with the GTPase Drp1, Mff and clathrin. Depletion of Drp1 produces misformed endocytic vesicles...
  9. Otera H, Wang C, Cleland M, Setoguchi K, Yokota S, Youle R, et al. Mff is an essential factor for mitochondrial recruitment of Drp1 during mitochondrial fission in mammalian cells. J Cell Biol. 2010;191:1141-58 pubmed publisher
    The cytoplasmic dynamin-related guanosine triphosphatase Drp1 is recruited to mitochondria and mediates mitochondrial fission...
  10. Montessuit S, Somasekharan S, Terrones O, Lucken Ardjomande S, Herzig S, Schwarzenbacher R, et al. Membrane remodeling induced by the dynamin-related protein Drp1 stimulates Bax oligomerization. Cell. 2010;142:889-901 pubmed publisher
    ..These events are accompanied by mitochondrial fission that appears to require Drp1, a large GTPase of the dynamin superfamily...
  11. Koirala S, Guo Q, Kalia R, Bui H, Eckert D, Frost A, et al. Interchangeable adaptors regulate mitochondrial dynamin assembly for membrane scission. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:E1342-51 pubmed publisher
    Mitochondrial fission is mediated by the dynamin-related GTPases Dnm1/Drp1 (yeast/mammals), which form spirals around constricted sites on mitochondria...
  12. Pitts K, Yoon Y, Krueger E, McNiven M. The dynamin-like protein DLP1 is essential for normal distribution and morphology of the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria in mammalian cells. Mol Biol Cell. 1999;10:4403-17 pubmed
    ..The dynamin-like protein DLP1, recently identified in mammalian tissues, has been shown to be more closely related to the yeast dynamin proteins ..
  13. Losón O, Song Z, Chen H, Chan D. Fis1, Mff, MiD49, and MiD51 mediate Drp1 recruitment in mitochondrial fission. Mol Biol Cell. 2013;24:659-67 pubmed publisher
    ..been proposed to promote mitochondrial fission by recruiting the GTPase dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), but fundamental issues remain concerning their function...
  14. Sarin M, Wang Y, Zhang F, Rothermund K, Zhang Y, Lu J, et al. Alterations in c-Myc phenotypes resulting from dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1)-mediated mitochondrial fission. Cell Death Dis. 2013;4:e670 pubmed publisher
    ..To test this, we induced a state of mitochondrial hyper-fission in rat fibroblasts by de-regulating Drp1, a dynamin-like GTPase that participates in the terminal fission process...
  15. Marsboom G, Toth P, Ryan J, Hong Z, Wu X, Fang Y, et al. Dynamin-related protein 1-mediated mitochondrial mitotic fission permits hyperproliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells and offers a novel therapeutic target in pulmonary hypertension. Circ Res. 2012;110:1484-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Dynamin-related protein-1 (DRP1) is a GTPase that, when activated by kinases that phosphorylate serine 616, causes mitochondrial fission...
  16. Kim J, Ryu H, Kim M, Kang T. LIM kinase-2 induces programmed necrotic neuronal death via dysfunction of DRP1-mediated mitochondrial fission. Cell Death Differ. 2014;21:1036-49 pubmed publisher
    ..In turn, upregulated LIMK2 impaired dynamic-related protein-1 (DRP1)-mediated mitochondrial fission without alterations in cofilin phosphorylation/expression and finally resulted in ..
  17. Tian L, Neuber Hess M, Mewburn J, Dasgupta A, Dunham Snary K, Wu D, et al. Ischemia-induced Drp1 and Fis1-mediated mitochondrial fission and right ventricular dysfunction in pulmonary hypertension. J Mol Med (Berl). 2017;95:381-393 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesize that ischemia causes RV dysfunction in PAH by triggering dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1)-mediated mitochondrial fission...
  18. Maryanovich M, Zaltsman Y, Ruggiero A, Goldman A, Shachnai L, Zaidman S, et al. An MTCH2 pathway repressing mitochondria metabolism regulates haematopoietic stem cell fate. Nat Commun. 2015;6:7901 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, our results demonstrate that MTCH2 is a negative regulator of mitochondrial OXPHOS downstream of BID, indispensible in maintaining HSC homeostasis. ..
  19. Li J, Zhou J, Li Y, Qin D, Li P. Mitochondrial fission controls DNA fragmentation by regulating endonuclease G. Free Radic Biol Med. 2010;49:622-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Mitochondrial fission is triggered by dynamin-related protein-1 (Drp1), whereas mitofusin 1 (Mfn 1) is able to induce mitochondrial fusion...
  20. Chen C, Hwang S, Howng S, Chou C, Hong Y. Three rat brain alternative splicing dynamin-like protein variants: interaction with the glycogen synthase kinase 3beta and action as a substrate. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2000;268:893-8 pubmed
    ..In this report, three different alternatively spliced dynamin-like protein variants (DLP1-WT, -11, and -37) from rat brain were identified by reverse transcription/polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)...
  21. Agarwal S, Yadav A, Tiwari S, Seth B, Chauhan L, Khare P, et al. Dynamin-related Protein 1 Inhibition Mitigates Bisphenol A-mediated Alterations in Mitochondrial Dynamics and Neural Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation. J Biol Chem. 2016;291:15923-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, our studies implicate Drp-1 as a potential therapeutic target against BPA-mediated impaired mitochondrial dynamics and neurodegeneration in the hippocampus. ..
  22. Aparicio Trejo O, Tapia E, Molina Jijón E, Medina Campos O, Macías Ruvalcaba N, León Contreras J, et al. Curcumin prevents mitochondrial dynamics disturbances in early 5/6 nephrectomy: Relation to oxidative stress and mitochondrial bioenergetics. Biofactors. 2017;43:293-310 pubmed publisher
    ..2016 BioFactors, 43(2):293-310, 2017. ..
  23. Yonashiro R, Ishido S, Kyo S, Fukuda T, Goto E, Matsuki Y, et al. A novel mitochondrial ubiquitin ligase plays a critical role in mitochondrial dynamics. EMBO J. 2006;25:3618-26 pubmed
    ..Indeed, a dominant-negative expression of Drp1 mutant blocked mitochondrial fragmentation induced by MITOL depletion...
  24. Ferrari L, Chum A, Bogen O, Reichling D, Levine J. Role of Drp1, a key mitochondrial fission protein, in neuropathic pain. J Neurosci. 2011;31:11404-10 pubmed publisher
    ..We have tested the hypothesis that Drp1 (dynamin-related protein 1), a GTPase that catalyzes the process of mitochondrial fission, which is a mechanism ..
  25. Lin H, Zhao L, Ma X, Wang B, Deng X, Cui M, et al. Drp1 mediates compression-induced programmed necrosis of rat nucleus pulposus cells by promoting mitochondrial translocation of p53 and nuclear translocation of AIF. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017;487:181-188 pubmed publisher
    ..Dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), a crucial mitochondrial fission protein, triggers programmed necrosis upon cellular injury...
  26. Shahni R, Cale C, Anderson G, Osellame L, Hambleton S, Jacques T, et al. Signal transducer and activator of transcription 2 deficiency is a novel disorder of mitochondrial fission. Brain. 2015;138:2834-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Western blot analysis revealed absence of the STAT2 protein and that the mitochondrial fission protein DRP1 (encoded by DNM1L) is inactive, as shown by its phosphorylation state...
  27. Baba T, Kashiwagi Y, Arimitsu N, Kogure T, Edo A, Maruyama T, et al. Phosphatidic acid (PA)-preferring phospholipase A1 regulates mitochondrial dynamics. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:11497-511 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest a possible mechanism of PA regulation of the mitochondrial membrane and demonstrate an in vivo function of PA-PLA1 in the organization of mitochondria during spermiogenesis. ..
  28. Yoon Y, Pitts K, McNiven M. Mammalian dynamin-like protein DLP1 tubulates membranes. Mol Biol Cell. 2001;12:2894-905 pubmed
    ..A recently identified mammalian dynamin-like protein (DLP1) is essential for the proper cellular distribution of mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum in cultured cells...
  29. Peng L, Men X, Zhang W, Wang H, Xu S, Xu M, et al. Dynamin-related protein 1 is implicated in endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced pancreatic ?-cell apoptosis. Int J Mol Med. 2011;28:161-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that DRP-1 mediates ER stress-induced pancreatic ?-cell apoptosis. ..
  30. Ashrafian H, Docherty L, Leo V, Towlson C, Neilan M, Steeples V, et al. A mutation in the mitochondrial fission gene Dnm1l leads to cardiomyopathy. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1001000 pubmed publisher
    ..This disease model attests to the importance of mitochondrial remodelling in the heart; similar defects might underlie human heart muscle disease. ..
  31. Kobayashi S, Tanaka A, Fujiki Y. Fis1, DLP1, and Pex11p coordinately regulate peroxisome morphogenesis. Exp Cell Res. 2007;313:1675-86 pubmed publisher
    Dynamin-like protein 1 (DLP1) and Pex11pbeta function in morphogenesis of peroxisomes. In the present work, we investigated whether Fis1 is involved in fission of peroxisomes...
  32. Lee Y, Lee H, Hanna R, Gustafsson A. Mitochondrial autophagy by Bnip3 involves Drp1-mediated mitochondrial fission and recruitment of Parkin in cardiac myocytes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011;301:H1924-31 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that Bnip3 induced mitochondrial translocation of dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), a protein involved in mitochondrial fission in adult myocytes...
  33. Zhang J, Liu W, Peng J, Ma Q, Peng J, Luo X. miR-21-5p/203a-3p promote ox-LDL-induced endothelial cell senescence through down-regulation of mitochondrial fission protein Drp1. Mech Ageing Dev. 2017;164:8-19 pubmed publisher
    ..After performing the bioinformatic analysis, dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1) was predicted to be a potential target for both miR-21-5p and miR-203a-3p...
  34. Alaimo A, Gorojod R, Beauquis J, Muñoz M, Saravia F, Kotler M. Deregulation of mitochondria-shaping proteins Opa-1 and Drp-1 in manganese-induced apoptosis. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e91848 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition we show that the imbalance in fusion/fission equilibrium might be involved in Mn-induced apoptosis. This knowledge may provide new therapeutic tools for the treatment of Manganism and other neurodegenerative diseases. ..
  35. Wang W, Wang X, Fujioka H, Hoppel C, Whone A, Caldwell M, et al. Parkinson's disease-associated mutant VPS35 causes mitochondrial dysfunction by recycling DLP1 complexes. Nat Med. 2016;22:54-63 pubmed publisher
    ..showed increased interaction with dynamin-like protein (DLP) 1, which enhanced turnover of the mitochondrial DLP1 complexes via the mitochondria-derived vesicle-dependent trafficking of the complexes to lysosomes for degradation...
  36. Whelan R, Konstantinidis K, Wei A, Chen Y, Reyna D, Jha S, et al. Bax regulates primary necrosis through mitochondrial dynamics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:6566-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, Bax and Bak play wider roles in cell death than previously appreciated and may be optimal therapeutic targets for diseases that involve both forms of cell death. ..
  37. Rahimmi A, Khosrobakhsh F, Izadpanah E, Moloudi M, Hassanzadeh K. N-acetylcysteine prevents rotenone-induced Parkinson's disease in rat: An investigation into the interaction of parkin and Drp1 proteins. Brain Res Bull. 2015;113:34-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Western blot analysis was also done for parkin and Drp1 (dynamin related protein-1) proteins quantification in SN and ST...
  38. Lim S, Lee S, Seo H, Ham O, Lee C, Park J, et al. Regulation of mitochondrial morphology by positive feedback interaction between PKCδ and Drp1 in vascular smooth muscle cell. J Cell Biochem. 2015;116:648-60 pubmed publisher
    Dynamin-related protein-1 (Drp1) plays a critical role in mitochondrial fission which allows cell proliferation and Mdivi-1, a specific small molecule Drp1 inhibitor, is revealed to attenuate proliferation...
  39. Braschi E, Zunino R, McBride H. MAPL is a new mitochondrial SUMO E3 ligase that regulates mitochondrial fission. EMBO Rep. 2009;10:748-54 pubmed publisher
    ..SUMOylation of the mitochondrial fission GTPase dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1) stimulates mitochondrial fission, suggesting that SUMOylation has an important function in mitochondrial dynamics...
  40. Kamga Pride C, Mo L, Quesnelle K, Dagda R, Murillo D, Geary L, et al. Nitrite activates protein kinase A in normoxia to mediate mitochondrial fusion and tolerance to ischaemia/reperfusion. Cardiovasc Res. 2014;101:57-68 pubmed publisher
    ..These data are the first to demonstrate nitrite-dependent normoxic modulation of both mitochondrial morphology and function and reveal a novel signalling pathway responsible for nitrite-mediated cardioprotection. ..
  41. Li X, Gould S. The dynamin-like GTPase DLP1 is essential for peroxisome division and is recruited to peroxisomes in part by PEX11. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:17012-20 pubmed
    ..We show here that DLP1, the human homolog of the yeast DNM1 and VPS1 genes, plays an important role in peroxisome division in human cells...
  42. Zhou K, Shi L, Wang Z, Zhou J, Manaenko A, Reis C, et al. RIP1-RIP3-DRP1 pathway regulates NLRP3 inflammasome activation following subarachnoid hemorrhage. Exp Neurol. 2017;295:116-124 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we hypothesized the RIP1-RIP3-DRP1 pathway was involved in the activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome following SAH...
  43. Fahrner J, Liu R, Perry M, Klein J, Chan D. A novel de novo dominant negative mutation in DNM1L impairs mitochondrial fission and presents as childhood epileptic encephalopathy. Am J Med Genet A. 2016;170:2002-11 pubmed publisher
    DNM1L encodes dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1/DLP1), a key component of the mitochondrial fission machinery that is essential for proper functioning of the mammalian brain...
  44. Chuang Y, Lin T, Yang D, Yang J, Liou C, Chen S. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma dependent pathway reduces the phosphorylation of dynamin-related protein 1 and ameliorates hippocampal injury induced by global ischemia in rats. J Biomed Sci. 2016;23:44 pubmed publisher
    Dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1) is a mitochondrial fission protein that, upon phosphorylation at serine 616 (p-Drp1(Ser616)), plays a pivotal role in neuronal death after ischemia...
  45. Slupe A, Merrill R, Flippo K, Lobas M, Houtman J, Strack S. A calcineurin docking motif (LXVP) in dynamin-related protein 1 contributes to mitochondrial fragmentation and ischemic neuronal injury. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:12353-65 pubmed publisher
    ..The activity of the mitochondrial fission enzyme dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1) is finely tuned by several post-translational modifications...
  46. Li J, Donath S, Li Y, Qin D, Prabhakar B, Li P. miR-30 regulates mitochondrial fission through targeting p53 and the dynamin-related protein-1 pathway. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1000795 pubmed publisher
    ..p53 transcriptionally activated the mitochondrial fission protein, dynamin-related protein-1 (Drp1). The latter conveyed the apoptotic signal of p53 by initiating the mitochondrial fission program...
  47. Chang Y, Chang Y, Wang Q, Lin J, Chen Y, Chen C. Quantitative phosphoproteomic study of pressure-overloaded mouse heart reveals dynamin-related protein 1 as a modulator of cardiac hypertrophy. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013;12:3094-107 pubmed publisher
    ..hypertrophy pathway revealed phosphorylation of the mitochondrial fission protein dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1) by prohypertrophic kinases...
  48. Cho B, Cho H, Kim H, Jeong J, Park S, Hwang E, et al. CDK5-dependent inhibitory phosphorylation of Drp1 during neuronal maturation. Exp Mol Med. 2014;46:e105 pubmed publisher
    ..is primarily controlled by the activation of dynamin-related proteins including dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), which promotes mitochondrial fission...
  49. Monterisi S, Lobo M, Livie C, Castle J, Weinberger M, Baillie G, et al. PDE2A2 regulates mitochondria morphology and apoptotic cell death via local modulation of cAMP/PKA signalling. elife. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    ..myocytes and other cell types mitochondrial PDE2A2 regulates local cAMP levels and PKA-dependent phosphorylation of Drp1. We further demonstrate that inhibition of PDE2A, by enhancing the hormone-dependent cAMP response locally, affects ..
  50. Zhang L, Ma C, Zhang C, Ma M, Zhang F, Zhang L, et al. Reactive oxygen species effect PASMCs apoptosis via regulation of dynamin-related protein 1 in hypoxic pulmonary hypertension. Histochem Cell Biol. 2016;146:71-84 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the regulatory mechanisms between ROS and DRP1 are poorly understood...
  51. Imoto M, Tachibana I, Urrutia R. Identification and functional characterization of a novel human protein highly related to the yeast dynamin-like GTPase Vps1p. J Cell Sci. 1998;111 ( Pt 10):1341-9 pubmed
    ..study, we report the identification and characterization of a novel gene encoding a human dynamin-related protein, DRP1, displaying high similarity to the Golgi dynamin-like protein Vps1p from yeast and to a Caenorhabditis elegans ..
  52. da Silva A, Mariotti F, Máximo V, Campello S. Mitochondria dynamism: of shape, transport and cell migration. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2014;71:2313-24 pubmed publisher
    ..In depth analysis of this role of mitochondrial dynamics should help in identifying potential targeted therapy against cancer or in improving the immune system's efficiency. ..
  53. Parra V, Eisner V, Chiong M, Criollo A, Moraga F, Garcia A, et al. Changes in mitochondrial dynamics during ceramide-induced cardiomyocyte early apoptosis. Cardiovasc Res. 2008;77:387-97 pubmed
    ..Ceramides stimulate mitochondrial fission and this event is associated with early activation of cardiomyocyte apoptosis. ..
  54. Yan J, Feng Z, Liu J, Shen W, Wang Y, Wertz K, et al. Enhanced autophagy plays a cardinal role in mitochondrial dysfunction in type 2 diabetic Goto-Kakizaki (GK) rats: ameliorating effects of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate. J Nutr Biochem. 2012;23:716-24 pubmed publisher
    ..These dysfunctions were found to be associated with induction of LC3B, Beclin1 and DRP1 (key molecules mediating the autophagy pathway), while they appeared not to affect the mitochondrial biogenesis ..
  55. Lou D, Guan Z, Liu Y, Liu Y, Zhang K, Pan J, et al. The influence of chronic fluorosis on mitochondrial dynamics morphology and distribution in cortical neurons of the rat brain. Arch Toxicol. 2013;87:449-57 pubmed publisher
    ..After 6 months of exposure, the expression of mitofusin-1 (Mfn1), fission-1 (Fis1), and dynamin-related protein-1 (Drp1) at both the protein and mRNA levels were detected by Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, and real-time PCR, ..
  56. Zhang H, Wang P, Bisetto S, Yoon Y, Chen Q, Sheu S, et al. A novel fission-independent role of dynamin-related protein 1 in cardiac mitochondrial respiration. Cardiovasc Res. 2017;113:160-170 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we investigated the role of fission protein, dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1), on mitochondrial respiration regulation in adult cardiomyocytes...
  57. Ehses S, Raschke I, Mancuso G, Bernacchia A, Geimer S, Tondera D, et al. Regulation of OPA1 processing and mitochondrial fusion by m-AAA protease isoenzymes and OMA1. J Cell Biol. 2009;187:1023-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings link distinct peptidases to constitutive and induced OPA1 processing and shed new light on the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders associated with mutations in m-AAA protease subunits. ..
  58. Chuang J, Pan I, Hsieh C, Huang C, Chen P, Shin J. Melatonin prevents the dynamin-related protein 1-dependent mitochondrial fission and oxidative insult in the cortical neurons after 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium treatment. J Pineal Res. 2016;61:230-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Aberrant mitochondrial fragmentation controlled by the mitochondrial fission protein, dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), may result in cell death...
  59. Kanda H, Liu S, Iida T, Yi H, Huang W, Levitt R, et al. Inhibition of Mitochondrial Fission Protein Reduced Mechanical Allodynia and Suppressed Spinal Mitochondrial Superoxide Induced by Perineural Human Immunodeficiency Virus gp120 in Rats. Anesth Analg. 2016;122:264-72 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we investigated the role of mitochondrial dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1, a GTPase that mediates mitochondrial fission) in the perineural HIV coat glycoprotein gp120-induced neuropathic ..
  60. Carneiro L, Allard C, Guissard C, Fioramonti X, Tourrel Cuzin C, Bailbe D, et al. Importance of mitochondrial dynamin-related protein 1 in hypothalamic glucose sensitivity in rats. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2012;17:433-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Glucose-triggered translocation of the fission protein dynamin-related protein 1 (DRP1) to mitochondria was first investigated in vivo in hypothalamus...
  61. Zou D, Chen K, Liu P, Chang H, Zhu J, Mi M. Dihydromyricetin improves physical performance under simulated high altitude. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014;46:2077-84 pubmed publisher
    ..DHM improves physical performance under simulated high-altitude conditions via protecting mitochondrial biogenesis and modulating mitochondrial dynamics in skeletal muscle cells...
  62. Li J, Wang Y, Wang Y, Wen X, Ma X, Chen W, et al. Pharmacological activation of AMPK prevents Drp1-mediated mitochondrial fission and alleviates endoplasmic reticulum stress-associated endothelial dysfunction. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015;86:62-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The effects of AMPK activators salicylate and AICA riboside (AICAR) on mitochondrial ROS production, Drp1 phosphorylation, mitochondrial fission, ER stress, thioredoxin-interacting protein (TXNIP)/NLRP3 inflammasome ..
  63. Hom J, Gewandter J, Michael L, Sheu S, Yoon Y. Thapsigargin induces biphasic fragmentation of mitochondria through calcium-mediated mitochondrial fission and apoptosis. J Cell Physiol. 2007;212:498-508 pubmed
    ..We were able to block the TG-induced mitochondrial fragmentation by inhibiting mitochondrial fission proteins DLP1/Drp1 or hFis1, suggesting that increased mitochondrial Ca(2+) acts upstream to activate the cellular mitochondrial ..
  64. Din S, Mason M, Völkers M, Johnson B, Cottage C, Wang Z, et al. Pim-1 preserves mitochondrial morphology by inhibiting dynamin-related protein 1 translocation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:5969-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, mitochondrial fission protein dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1) has been identified as a mediator of mitochondrial morphological changes and cell death during cardiac ischemic ..
  65. Xu S, Pi H, Zhang L, Zhang N, Li Y, Zhang H, et al. Melatonin prevents abnormal mitochondrial dynamics resulting from the neurotoxicity of cadmium by blocking calcium-dependent translocation of Drp1 to the mitochondria. J Pineal Res. 2016;60:291-302 pubmed publisher
    ..attributed to its roles in preventing cytosolic calcium ([Ca(2+) ]i ) overload, which blocked the recruitment of Drp1 from the cytoplasm to the mitochondria...
  66. Wu Y, Shi L, Wu Y, Xu W, Wang L, Ren M. Protective effect of gliclazide on diabetic peripheral neuropathy through Drp-1 mediated-oxidative stress and apoptosis. Neurosci Lett. 2012;523:45-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression of Bcl-2 was not significantly different between treatment and non-treatment groups. Gliclazide showed protective effect on DPN through modulating Drp-1-mediated oxidative stress and apoptosis. ..
  67. Guo K, Lu J, Huang Y, Wu M, Zhang L, Yu H, et al. Protective role of PGC-1α in diabetic nephropathy is associated with the inhibition of ROS through mitochondrial dynamic remodeling. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0125176 pubmed publisher
    ..In vitro, hyperglycemia induced the downregulation of PGC-1α, which led to increased DRP1 expression, increased mitochondrial fragmentation and damaged network structure...
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    ..levels in mitochondria following OGD and examined the roles of mitochondrial fission [dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1), fission protein-1 (Fis1)] and fusion [mitofusin-1 (Mfn1), mitofusin-2 (Mfn2), and optic atrophy-1 protein (OPA1)] ..
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