- Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on basophils and mast cells
P S Sudheer
Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
Anaesthesia 61:1170-4. 2006
..The identity of this receptor was confirmed by reverse transcriptase PCR and quantitative PCR...
- Recombinant transthyretin purification and competitive binding with organohalogen compounds in two gull species (Larus argentatus and Larus hyperboreus)
National Wildlife Research Centre, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0H3, Canada
Toxicol Sci 107:440-50. 2009
..the OH-substituted analogs all had lower K(i) and K(d) values, indicating greater affinity and more potent competitive binding to both T(3) and T(4)...
- Competitive binding of poly- and perfluorinated compounds to the thyroid hormone transport protein transthyretin
Jana M Weiss
Institute for Environmental Studies, Department of Chemistry and Biology, VU University, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Toxicol Sci 109:206-16. 2009
..b>Competitive binding of PFCs to TTR, as observed for human TTR in the present study, may explain altered thyroid hormone levels ..
- Tyrosine 302 in RACK1 is essential for insulin-like growth factor-I-mediated competitive binding of PP2A and beta1 integrin and for tumor cell proliferation and migration
Patrick A Kiely
Department of Biochemistry, Biosciences Institute, University College Cork, Ireland
J Biol Chem 283:22952-61. 2008
..Taken together, the data demonstrate that Tyr-302 in RACK1 is required for interaction with PP2A and beta1 integrin, for regulation of PP2A activity, and for IGF-I-mediated cell migration and proliferation...
- Polyamines regulate the stability of JunD mRNA by modulating the competitive binding of its 3' untranslated region to HuR and AUF1
Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Mol Cell Biol 30:5021-32. 2010
..JunD mRNA is a target of HuR and AUF1 and that polyamines modulate JunD mRNA degradation by altering the competitive binding of HuR and AUF1 to the JunD 3'-UTR...
- TIP47 is a key effector for Rab9 localization
Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Cell Biol 173:917-26. 2006
..These data confirm the importance of effector interactions for Rab9 localization, and support a model in which effector proteins rely on Rabs as much as Rabs rely on effectors to achieve their correct steady state localizations...
- A Dimer of Escherichia coli UvrD is the active form of the helicase in vitro
Nasib K Maluf
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8231, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
J Mol Biol 325:913-35. 2003
..Initiation of DNA unwinding in vitro appears to require a dimeric UvrD complex in which one subunit is bound to the ssDNA/dsDNA junction, while the second subunit is bound to the 3' ssDNA tail...
- Endogenous expression of a high-affinity pseudoknot RNA aptamer suppresses replication of HIV-1
Max Planck Institut fur molekulare Physiologie, Abteilung Physikalische Biochemie, Otto Hahn Strasse 11, 44227 Dortmund, Germany
Nucleic Acids Res 30:4001-8. 2002
..This is the first example of an RNA aptamer selected against a viral enzyme target to show powerful antiviral activity in HIV-1-permissive human T-lymphoid cell lines...
- PUMA promotes Bax translocation by both directly interacting with Bax and by competitive binding to Bcl-X L during UV-induced apoptosis
Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Laser Life Science and Institute of Laser Life Science, College of Biophotonics, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510631, China
Mol Biol Cell 20:3077-87. 2009
..Together, these studies create an important conclusion that PUMA promotes Bax translocation by both by directly interacting with Bax and by competitive binding to Bcl-X(L) in UV-induced apoptosis.
- Mechanism of Cd2+ toxicity: Cd2+ inhibits photoactivation of Photosystem II by competitive binding to the essential Ca2+ site
Institut fur Biologie II, Biochemie der Pflanzen, Universitat Freiburg, Schänzlestr 1, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
Biochim Biophys Acta 1706:158-64. 2005
..This mechanism is likely to be important for Cd2+ toxicity towards photosynthetic organisms in general, at least in unicellular like C. reinhardtii where Cd2+ has easy access to the photosynthetic apparatus...
- Identification of hSRP1 alpha as a functional receptor for nuclear localization sequences
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Science 268:1049-53. 1995
..Thus, hSRP1 alpha has the properties of a cytosolic receptor for both simple and bipartite NLS motifs...
- Epitope mapping and competitive binding of HSA drug site II ligands by NMR diffusion measurements
Laura H Lucas
Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
J Am Chem Soc 126:14258-66. 2004
- Elucidating the relationship between DISC1, NDEL1 and NDE1 and the risk for schizophrenia: evidence of epistasis and competitive binding
Katherine E Burdick
Department of Psychiatry Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
Hum Mol Genet 17:2462-73. 2008
..These data suggest that NDEL1 significantly influences risk for SZ via an interaction with DISC1. We propose a model where NDEL1 and NDE1 compete for binding with DISC1...
- Competitive binding of alpha-actinin and calmodulin to the NMDA receptor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Nature 385:439-42. 1997
..Intriguingly, NR1-alpha-actinin binding is directly antagonized by Ca2+/calmodulin. Thus alpha-actinin may play a role in both the localization of NMDA receptors and their modulation by Ca2+...
- Competitive binding assay for glucose based on glycodendrimer-fluorophore conjugates
Bennett L Ibey
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
Anal Chem 77:7039-46. 2005
..Data showing that the sensor is fully reversible and specific through competitive binding between the dendrimer and glucose with Con A are presented...
- RAC-3 is a NF-kappa B coactivator
Deparmento de Cs Biológicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellon II, Argentina
FEBS Lett 485:195-9. 2000
..The competition between GR and NF-kappa B for binding to RAC3 may represent a general mechanism by which both transcription factors mutually antagonize their activity...
- A mechanism of translational repression by competition of Paip2 with eIF4G for poly(A) binding protein (PABP) binding
Muhammad M Karim
Department of Biochemistry and McGill Cancer Center, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y6
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9494-9. 2006
..Thus, Paip2 can inhibit translation by a previously unrecognized mechanism, which is independent of its ability to disrupt PABP-poly(A) interaction...
- Design and synthesis of an expanded porphyrin that has selectivity for the c-MYC G-quadruplex structure
College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, 1703 East Mabel, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
J Am Chem Soc 127:2944-59. 2005
..From this study, we have identified an expanded porphyrin that selectively binds with the c-MYC G-quadruplex in the presence of duplex DNA and other G-quadruplexes...
- Rat liver and kidney contain high densities of sigma 1 and sigma 2 receptors: characterization by ligand binding and photoaffinity labeling
S B Hellewell
Unit on Receptor Biochemistry and Pharmacology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD 20892
Eur J Pharmacol 268:9-18. 1994
..These data are consistent with the notion that the 25 kDa and 21.5 kDa proteins represent sigma 1 and sigma 2 receptors, respectively.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
- New multifunctional molecular conjugate vector for targeting, imaging, and therapy of tumors
Groupe de Recherche sur le Cancer du Poumon, INSERM U578, Institut Albert Bonniot, La Tronche 38706 Cedex, France
Mol Ther 12:1168-75. 2005
- Avidity regulation of integrins: the driving force in leukocyte adhesion
Y van Kooyk
Department of Tumor Immunology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, St Radboud, P Van Leydenlaan 25, 6525 EX, The, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Curr Opin Cell Biol 12:542-7. 2000
- A 26 S protease subunit that binds ubiquitin conjugates
Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132
J Biol Chem 269:7059-61. 1994
..Thus, proteins conjugated to polymers of ubiquitin may be selected for degradation by a single subunit of the 26 S protease complex...
- Prediction of ligand binding affinity and orientation of xenoestrogens to the estrogen receptor by molecular dynamics simulations and the linear interaction energy method
Marola M H van Lipzig
Leiden Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Division of Molecular Toxicology and Division of Molecular Pharmacology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Med Chem 47:1018-30. 2004
..61 +/- 0.4 kcal/mol). In conclusion, our LIE model provides a very good method for prediction of absolute ligand binding affinities, as well as binding orientation of ligands...
- Aha1 competes with Hop, p50 and p23 for binding to the molecular chaperone Hsp90 and contributes to kinase and hormone receptor activation
Protein Folding Group, Institute for Genetics, University of Bonn, Römerstr 164, D 53117 Bonn, Germany
Biochem J 387:789-96. 2005
- Assessing environmental chemicals for estrogenicity using a combination of in vitro and in vivo assays
M D Shelby
Reproductive Toxicology Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
Environ Health Perspect 104:1296-300. 1996
..The assays were 1) competitive binding with the mouse uterine estrogen receptor, 2) transcriptional activation in HeLa cells transfected with ..
- Opposing effects of Ndel1 and alpha1 or alpha2 on cytoplasmic dynein through competitive binding to Lis1
Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
J Cell Sci 122:2820-7. 2009
..They also help to explain why brain development is particularly sensitive to a decrease in Lis1 levels...
- Possible existence of common internalization mechanisms among arginine-rich peptides
Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611 0011, Japan
J Biol Chem 277:2437-43. 2002
..These results strongly suggest that the arginine-rich basic peptides share a certain part of the internalization pathway...
- Changes in conformation and subcellular distribution of alpha4beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors revealed by chronic nicotine treatment and expression of subunit chimeras
Patricia C Harkness
Department of Pharmacology, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
J Neurosci 22:10172-81. 2002
..The finding that subunit conformation can be influenced by coassembled subunit partners is in agreement with models of receptor assembly which propose that subunit folding continues after initial subunit-subunit interactions...
- Tat competes with HEXIM1 to increase the active pool of P-TEFb for HIV-1 transcription
Department of Medicine, Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0703, USA
Nucleic Acids Res 35:2003-12. 2007
..All these data are consistent with the model that Tat not only recruits but also increases the active pool of P-TEFb for efficient HIV-1 transcription...
- Local conformations and competitive binding affinities of single- and double-stranded primer-template DNA at the polymerization and editing active sites of DNA polymerases
Institute of Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 1229, USA
J Biol Chem 284:17180-93. 2009
..These distributions and the conformational changes in the P/T DNA that occur during template-directed DNA synthesis in solution illuminate some of the mechanisms used by DNA polymerases to assure the fidelity of DNA synthesis...
- Molecular cloning, functional expression, and signaling characteristics of a C-C chemokine receptor
Department of Immunology, Genentech, Incorporated, South San Francisco, California 94080
Cell 72:415-25. 1993
..Finally, C-C chemokines were shown to bind a C-C CKR-1-related gene product encoded by cytomegalovirus, suggesting a role for C-C chemokines in viral immunity...
- Cloning of complementary DNA encoding a functional human interleukin-8 receptor
P M Murphy
Laboratory of Host Defenses, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892
Science 253:1280-3. 1991
- Syntaxin 5 is a common component of the NSF- and p97-mediated reassembly pathways of Golgi cisternae from mitotic Golgi fragments in vitro
Cell Biology Laboratory, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, United Kingdom
Cell 92:603-10. 1998
..p47 also mediates the binding of p97 to syntaxin 5 and so plays an analogous role to alpha-SNAP, which mediates the binding of NSF...
- CD4-induced interaction of primary HIV-1 gp120 glycoproteins with the chemokine receptor CCR-5
LeukoSite, Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
Nature 384:179-83. 1996
..These results suggest that HIV-1 attachment to CD4 creates a high-affinity binding site for CCR-5, leading to membrane fusion and virus entry...
- Dual interactions of the translational repressor Paip2 with poly(A) binding protein
Department of Biochemistry and McGill Cancer Center, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1Y6
Mol Cell Biol 21:5200-13. 2001
..Significantly, only the central Paip2 fragment, which binds with high affinity to the PABP RRM region, inhibits PABP binding to poly(A) RNA and translation...
- Function of sigma1 receptors in Parkinson's disease
The Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Inba gun, Chiba, Japan
Acta Neurol Scand 112:103-7. 2005
- Synthetic cryptolepine inhibits DNA binding of NF-kappaB
Olumayokun A Olajide
Department of Pharmacy, Center of Drug Research, University of Munich, Butenandtstr 5 13, 81377 Munich, Germany
Bioorg Med Chem 15:43-9. 2007
..This indicates that cryptolepine may exhibit its anti-inflammatory action by blocking DNA binding of activated NF-kappaB and thus transcription of NF-kappaB-regulated proinflammatory proteins...
- Endocrine disruptor bisphenol A strongly binds to human estrogen-related receptor gamma (ERRgamma) with high constitutive activity
Laboratory of Structure Function Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty and Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8581, Japan
Toxicol Lett 167:95-105. 2006
..It will now be important to evaluate whether BPA's hitherto reported low dose effects may be mediated through ERRgamma...
- Identification of prion inhibitors by a fluorescence-polarization-based competitive binding assay
David A Kocisko
Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
Anal Biochem 363:154-6. 2007
- Guanine nucleotide exchange factors operate by a simple allosteric competitive mechanism
Department of Structural Biology, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Otto Hahn Strasse 11, 44227 Dortmund, Germany
Biochemistry 44:15423-9. 2005
..In addition, we present arguments, which demonstrate how the erroneous conclusions leading to the alternative model were derived...
- B lymphocyte-induced maturation protein (Blimp)-1, IFN regulatory factor (IRF)-1, and IRF-2 can bind to the same regulatory sites
Tracy C Kuo
Department of Microbiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Immunol 173:5556-63. 2004
..Thus, our data suggest that Blimp-1 competes in vivo with a subset of IRF proteins and help predict the sites and IRF family members that may be affected...
- Biosensor analysis of drug-target interactions: direct and competitive binding assays for investigation of interactions between thrombin and thrombin inhibitors
Biacore AB, Rapsgatan 7, Uppsala, SE 754 50, Sweden
Anal Biochem 278:1-13. 2000
..One additional compound was scored as positive. The direct binding assay compared favorably with two competitive assay formats, a surface competitive assay and a inhibitor in solution assay, that were examined in parallel...
- [3H]N-[4-(3,4-dihydro-6,7-dimethoxyisoquinolin-2(1H)-yl)butyl]-2-methoxy-5-methylbenzamide: a novel sigma-2 receptor probe
Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 S Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Eur J Pharmacol 525:8-17. 2005
..b>Competitive binding assays were also conducted using a panel of compounds with known affinity for sigma2 receptors...
- Competitive binding of AUF1 and TIAR to MYC mRNA controls its translation
Department of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, and Immunology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
Nat Struct Mol Biol 14:511-8. 2007
..Together, these observations suggest a novel regulatory mechanism where tuning the ratios of AUF1 and TIAR bound to MYC mRNA permits dynamic control of MYC translation and cell proliferation...
- Hazard and risk assessment of chemical mixtures using the toxic equivalency factor approach
S H Safe
Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4466, USA
Environ Health Perspect 106:1051-8. 1998
- The steroid-responsive hiccup reflex arc: competitive binding to the corticosteroid-receptor?
Rob D Dickerman
Department of Neurosurgery, North Shore University Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:167-9. 2003
..This report validates the previous report on anabolic steroids inducing hiccups and exemplifies the ability for steroids as a class, due to there backbone structural homology, to induce function even as competitive inhibitors...
- Influence of surface shape on DNA binding of bimetallo helicates
Jemma C Peberdy
Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
J Inorg Biochem 101:1937-45. 2007
..b>Competitive binding studies using fluorescent dyes Hoechst 33258 (a minor groove binder), ethidium bromide (an intercalator) ..
- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 is a negative regulator of HIV-1 transcription through competitive binding to TAR RNA with Tat.positive transcription elongation factor b (p-TEFb) complex
Division of Health and Environmental Research, Laval University Medical Center, Ste Foy, Quebec G1V 4G2, Canada
J Biol Chem 280:448-57. 2005
..Thus, these results suggest that PARP-1 acts as a negative regulator of HIV-1 transcription through competitive binding with Tat or the Tat.P-TEFb complex to TAR RNA.
- Fab antibodies capable of blocking T cells by competitive binding have the identical specificity but a higher affinity to the MHC-peptide-complex than the T cell receptor
I Med Klinik, Saarland University Medical School, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
Immunol Lett 125:86-92. 2009
..These results indicate that molecules that block T cells by competitive binding with the TCR must have the same specificity but higher affinity for the MHC-peptide-complex than the TCR.
- Competitive binding of ibuprofen and naproxen to bovine serum albumin : modified form of drug-drug displacement interaction at the binding site
M M Rahman
Pharmacy Discipline, Life Science School, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh
Pak J Pharm Sci 18:43-7. 2005
The competitive binding characteristics of ibuprofen and naproxen with respect to binding site on bovine serum albumin (BSA) was studied by equilibrium dialysis method at pH 7.4 and 25 degrees C...
- Proteasome subunit Rpn1 binds ubiquitin-like protein domains
Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Nat Cell Biol 4:725-30. 2002
..We also report that, contrary to expectation, the base subunit Rpn10 does not mediate the binding of UBL proteins to the proteasome in yeast, although it can apparently contribute to the binding of ubiquitin chains by intact proteasomes...
- Biotransformation of brominated flame retardants into potentially endocrine-disrupting metabolites, with special attention to 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47)
Institute for Environmental Studies IVM, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mol Nutr Food Res 52:284-98. 2008
..In combination with other environmentally relevant hydroxylated organohalogens acting on TTR-binding and E2SULT inhibition, internal exposure to BFR metabolites may significantly contribute to the overall risk of endocrine disruption...
- Affinity and location of an internal K+ ion binding site in shaker K channels
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
J Gen Physiol 117:373-84. 2001
..These results lead to a refined picture of the number and location of ion binding sites at the inner end of the pore in Shaker K channels...
- Competitive binding inhibition enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay that uses the secreted aspartyl proteinase of Candida albicans as an antigenic marker for diagnosis of disseminated candidiasis
Christine J Morrison
Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:835-48. 2003
..The potential use of proteinases as markers of invasive candidiasis led us to develop a competitive binding inhibition enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to detect Sap in clinical specimens...
- Competitive binding of musclin to natriuretic peptide receptor 3 with atrial natriuretic peptide
Pharmaceutical Research Division, Pharmacology Research Laboratories I, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, Yodogawa ku, Osaka 532 8686, Japan
J Endocrinol 201:287-95. 2009
..We conclude that musclin binds to NPR3 competitively with ANP and may affect ANP concentrations in a local or systemic manner...
- ULBP1, 2, 3: novel MHC class I-related molecules that bind to human cytomegalovirus glycoprotein UL16, activate NK cells
Department of Immunobiology, Immunex Corporation, Seattle 98101, USA
Eur J Immunol 31:1428-37. 2001
..Addition of soluble recombinant UL16 protein inhibited the biological activities mediated by ULBP, suggesting the existence of a novel mechanism utilized by CMV to evade elimination by the host immune system...
- Streptococcus gordonii Hsa environmentally constrains competitive binding by Streptococcus sanguinis to saliva-coated hydroxyapatite
Angela H Nobbs
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota, 17 164 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware Street, S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Bacteriol 189:3106-14. 2007
..Next, putative S. gordonii adhesins were analyzed for contributions to interspecies competitive binding. Like wild-type S...
- Competitive binding exchange between alkali metal ions (K+, Rb+, and Cs+) and Na+ ions bound to the dimeric quadruplex [d(G4T4G4)]2: a 23Na and 1H NMR study
Flaminia Cesare Marincola
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, S S 554 Bivio per Sestu, I 09042, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
Magn Reson Chem 47:1036-42. 2009
- Electrochemical survey of the chain length influence in phytochelatins competitive binding by cadmium
Departament de Quimica Analitica, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Anal Biochem 406:61-9. 2010
..with alternating least squares (MCR-ALS) was applied to voltammetric data obtained in the analysis of the competitive binding of glutathione (GSH) and phytochelatins [(gammaGlu-Cys)(n)-Gly, PC(n), n=2-5] by Cd(2+)...
- Protection against anthrax toxin by recombinant antibody fragments correlates with antigen affinity
Jennifer A Maynard
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Nat Biotechnol 20:597-601. 2002
..High-affinity toxin-neutralizing antibodies may be of therapeutic value for alleviating the symptoms of anthrax toxin in infected individuals and for medium-term prophylaxis to infection...
- G protein-coupled receptor allosterism and complexing
Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Pharmacol Rev 54:323-74. 2002
..It is proposed that the study of allosteric phenomena will become of progressively greater import to the drug discovery process due to the advent of newer and more sensitive GPCR screening technologies...
- Differential effects of heparin saccharides on the formation of specific fibroblast growth factor (FGF) and FGF receptor complexes
Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
J Biol Chem 277:2444-53. 2002
..These different requirements may reflect the differences in the mode by which a given FGFR interacts with the various FGFs...
- Model of competitive binding of vascular endothelial growth factor and placental growth factor to VEGF receptors on endothelial cells
Feilim Mac Gabhann
Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Traylor 613, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 286:H153-64. 2004
..These results suggest that VEGFR1 signaling can be functional in adult-derived endothelial cells...
- Molecular cloning, pharmacological characterization, and brain mapping of the melanocortin 4 receptor in the goldfish: involvement in the control of food intake
Jose Miguel Cerdá-Reverter
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E9 Canada
Endocrinology 144:2336-49. 2003
- Collaborative competition mechanism for gene activation in vivo
Joanna A Miller
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cellular Biology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208 3500, USA
Mol Cell Biol 23:1623-32. 2003
..We speculate that initial target site recognition and binding may occur via spontaneous nucleosomal site exposure, with remodeling factor action required downstream to lock in higher levels of regulatory protein occupancy...
- Attentional effects of nicotinic agonists in rats
Section of Behavioural Pharmacology, P049, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
Neuropharmacology 44:1054-67. 2003
- The breast cell growth inhibitor, estrogen down regulated gene 1, modulates a novel functional interaction between estrogen receptor alpha and transcriptional elongation factor cyclin T1
Bryan M Wittmann
Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Oncogene 24:5576-88. 2005
..Conversely, increased EDG1 expression results in inhibition of cyclin T1 recruitment and ERalpha DNA binding. Our results support a novel functional interaction between ERalpha and cyclin T1 that is modulated by EDG1...
- Fibroblast growth factor receptors 1 and 2 interact differently with heparin/heparan sulfate. Implications for dynamic assembly of a ternary signaling complex
Andrew K Powell
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
J Biol Chem 277:28554-63. 2002
..We propose a mechanistic model where the kinetic parameters of the HS/FGFR interaction are a key element regulating the formation of ternary complexes and the resulting FGF signaling outcomes...
- Modeling the functional effects of allosteric modulators at pharmacological receptors: an extension of the two-state model of receptor activation
D A Hall
Receptor Pharmacology Unit, In Vitro Pharmacology Department, Medicines Research Centre, Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Mol Pharmacol 58:1412-23. 2000
- The Orf18 gene product from conjugative transposon Tn916 is an ArdA antirestriction protein that inhibits type I DNA restriction-modification systems
School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, The King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JJ, UK
J Mol Biol 383:970-81. 2008
..Our results suggest that ArdA can overcome the restriction barrier following conjugation and so helps increase the spread of antibiotic resistance genes by horizontal gene transfer...
- Cloning and functional expression of the human histamine H3 receptor
T W Lovenberg
R W Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute, San Diego, California, USA
Mol Pharmacol 55:1101-7. 1999
..The availability of the human H3 receptor cDNA should greatly aid in the development of chemical and biological reagents, allowing a greater appreciation of the role of histamine in brain function...
- Pharmacological comparison of rat and human melanocortin 3 and 4 receptors in vitro
Helgi B Schioth
Department of Neuroscience, Biomedical Center, Box 593, 751 24 Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Regul Pept 106:7-12. 2002
..Pharmacological species difference have earlier been reported for the MC1 and MC5 receptors but this is the first report showing important differences between the rat and human MC4 receptors...
- Competitive binding of postsynaptic density 95 and Ca2+-calmodulin dependent protein kinase II to N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit 2B in rat brain
Fan Jie Meng
Research Center of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou 221002, China
Acta Pharmacol Sin 25:176-80. 2004
- Lysine 58 and histidine 66 at the C-terminal alpha-helix of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 are essential for glycosaminoglycan binding
Neurobiotechnology Center and the Departments of Biochemistry and Medical Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
J Biol Chem 273:29641-7. 1998
..Therefore, we conclude that the Lys-58 and His-66 residues in the C-terminal alpha-helix of MCP-1 are essential for glycosaminoglycan binding and probably for the binding to the endothelial surface proteoglycans...
- Inhibition of the transcription of CYP1A1 gene by the upstream stimulatory factor 1 in rabbits. Competitive binding of USF1 with AhR.Arnt complex
Division of Drug Metabolism, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, N12W6, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060, Japan
J Biol Chem 272:30025-31. 1997
..These results indicate that the XRE of the rabbit CYP1A1 gene is recognized by the basic helix-loop-helix proteins to regulate the expression of CYP1A1 in both an agonistic (AhR.Arnt) and an antagonistic (USF1) manner...
- The E-SCREEN assay as a tool to identify estrogens: an update on estrogenic environmental pollutants
A M Soto
Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Environ Health Perspect 103:113-22. 1995
- Structure-function analysis of a phage display-derived peptide that binds to insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1
N J Skelton
Department of Protein Engineering, Genentech, Inc, 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, California 94080, USA
Biochemistry 40:8487-98. 2001
..By comparison of alanine scanning data for IGF-I and the turn-helix peptide, we propose a model for common surface features of these molecules that recognize IGFBP-1...
- Intron-mediated expression of the human neuropeptide Y Y1 receptor
Department of Molecular Biology, AstraZeneca R and D, Tvistevägen 48, S 907 36 Umeå, Sweden
Mol Cell Endocrinol 188:85-97. 2002
- The CXC chemokine SDF-1 is the ligand for LESTR/fusin and prevents infection by T-cell-line-adapted HIV-1
Unite d Immunologie Virale, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Nature 382:833-5. 1996
- Pesticides interfere with the nongenomic action of a progestogen on meiotic maturation by binding to its plasma membrane receptor on fish oocytes
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University, School of Medicine, VA Medical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Endocrinology 140:1953-6. 1999
..The close correspondence between competitive binding of the two pesticides to the 20beta-S membrane receptor and their inhibition of 20beta-S induced FOM ..
- Receptor-mediated effects on ligand availability influence relative mitogenic potencies of epidermal growth factor and transforming growth factor alpha
C C Reddy
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
J Cell Physiol 166:512-22. 1996
..Our results suggest a model of regulation of hormone responsiveness which favors dissociative ligands (such as TGF alpha) in receptor-limited situations and non-dissociative ligands (such as EGF) in the face of high receptor levels...
- PKCepsilon activation induces dichotomous cardiac phenotypes and modulates PKCepsilon-RACK interactions and RACK expression
J M Pass
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 280:H946-55. 2001
..Our observations demonstrate that RACK expression is dynamically regulated by PKCepsilon and suggest that differential patterns of PKCepsilon-RACK interactions may be important determinants of PKCepsilon-dependent cardiac phenotypes...
- Stimulation of aromatase P450 promoter (II) activity in endometriosis and its inhibition in endometrium are regulated by competitive binding of steroidogenic factor-1 and chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter transcription factor to the same cis-acting elem
Cecil H Ida Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9051, USA
Mol Endocrinol 13:239-53. 1999
- Nicotine upregulates its own receptors through enhanced intracellular maturation
CNRS URA D2182 Récepteurs et Cognition, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Neuron 46:595-607. 2005
- Cloning of the human eosinophil chemoattractant, eotaxin. Expression, receptor binding, and functional properties suggest a mechanism for the selective recruitment of eosinophils
P D Ponath
LeukoSite, Inc, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
J Clin Invest 97:604-12. 1996
..Thus eotaxin in humans is a potent and selective eosinophil chemoattractant that is expressed by a variety cell types in certain inflammatory conditions...
- Potent competitive interactions of some brominated flame retardants and related compounds with human transthyretin in vitro
I A Meerts
Toxicology Group, Department of Food Technology and Nutritional Sciences, Wageningen University and Research Center, Tuinlaan 5, 6703 HE Wageningen, The Netherlands
Toxicol Sci 56:95-104. 2000
..the possible interaction of several brominated flame retardants with T(4) binding to TTR in an in vitro competitive binding assay, using human TTR and 125 I-T(4) as the displaceable radioligand...
- The Sp1-like protein BTEB3 inhibits transcription via the basic transcription element box by interacting with mSin3A and HDAC-1 co-repressors and competing with Sp1
Gastroenterology Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
J Biol Chem 276:36749-56. 2001
..Furthermore, our results suggest a mechanism of repression for BTEB3 involving direct repression by the N terminus via interaction with mSin3A and HDAC-1 and competition with Sp1 via the DNA-binding domain...
- Molecular modeling of wild-type and D816V c-Kit inhibition based on ATP-competitive binding of ellipticine derivatives to tyrosine kinases
CNRS UMR 8113, Laboratoire de Biotechnologies et Pharmacologie génétique Appliquée LBPA Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, 61 Avenue du President Wilson, 94235 Cachan, France
J Med Chem 48:6194-201. 2005
..The model provides possible explanations for the structure-activity relationships observed among ellipticine compounds, resulting in new insights into D816V c-Kit mutant inhibition...
- The behavior of mixtures of paralytic shellfish toxins in competitive binding assays
Lyndon E Llewellyn
Australian Institute of Marine Science, PMB 3, Townsville MC, Queensland, 4810, Australia
Chem Res Toxicol 19:661-7. 2006
..This equation has been extended to mixtures of PSTs containing more than three toxins and may be applicable to other natural contaminants and any competitive binding assays used to detect their presence and measure their concentration.
- A fluorescent intercalator displacement assay for establishing DNA binding selectivity and affinity
Winston C Tse
Department of Chemistry and The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
Acc Chem Res 37:61-9. 2004
- Development of a competitive binding assay system with recombinant estrogen receptors from multiple species
Cynthia V Rider
Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
Toxicol Lett 184:85-9. 2009
..This system provides a convenient in vitro approach for directly comparing chemical binding to estrogen receptors across multiple species without the need to sacrifice animals...
- Cooperative and competitive binding in synergistic mixtures of Thermobifida fusca cellulases Cel5A, Cel6B, and Cel9A
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering and Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Biotechnol Prog 18:760-9. 2002
- External TEA block of shaker K+ channels is coupled to the movement of K+ ions within the selectivity filter
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Gen Physiol 122:239-46. 2003
- Binding of the G domains of laminin alpha1 and alpha2 chains and perlecan to heparin, sulfatides, alpha-dystroglycan and several extracellular matrix proteins
J F Talts
Max Planck Institut fur Biochemie, Am Klopferspitz 18a, D 82152 Martinsried, Germany
EMBO J 18:863-70. 1999
..This demonstrated similar binding repertoires for the LG modules of three basement membrane proteins involved in cell-matrix interactions and supramolecular assembly...
- Antiobesity efficacy of a novel cannabinoid-1 receptor inverse agonist, N-[(1S,2S)-3-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-(3-cyanophenyl)-1-methylpropyl]-2-methyl-2-[[5-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-yl]oxy]propanamide (MK-0364), in rodents
Tung M Fong
Department of Metabolic Disorders, Merck Research Laboratories, R80M 213, P O Box 2000, Rahway, NJ 07065, USA
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 321:1013-22. 2007
..These studies demonstrated that MK-0364 is a highly potent and selective CB1R inverse agonist and that it is orally active in rodent models of obesity...
- Saturated fat-induced changes in Sf 60-400 particle composition reduces uptake of LDL by HepG2 cells
Kim G Jackson
School of Food Biosciences, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
J Lipid Res 47:393-403. 2006
..008). In conclusion, these findings suggest an alternative or additional mechanism whereby acute fat ingestion can influence LDL clearance via competitive apoE-dependent effects of TRL on the LDL receptor...
- Glucose sensors based on microcapsules containing an orange/red competitive binding resonance energy transfer assay
Biomedica Engineering Program, Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, 71272, USA
Diabetes Technol Ther 8:269-78. 2006
..A recent development towards this goal is a highly specific and sensitive competitive binding assay for glucose using apo-glucose oxidase (apo-GOx) as the recognition element and dextran as the ..
- Maintenance of antigen-specific immunological memory through variable regions of heavy and light chains of anti-idiotypic antibody
Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Immunology 120:486-96. 2007
..Evidence has been provided for the existence of an antigen-specific B-cell idiotypic network in the body that supports the perpetuation of immunological memory as proposed in the relay hypothesis...
- The anomalous behaviour of exogenous 25-hydroxyvitamin D in competitive binding assays
G D Carter
Department of Clinical Chemistry, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London W6 8RF, UK
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 103:480-2. 2007
..9, 46.4%, 43.2%, HPLC (n=9); 42.6, 112.2%, 97.1%, LC-MS (n=4); 34.0, 111.5%, 118.1%. The IDS RIA and Nichols assays gave unexpectedly low recoveries. This does not appear to be a calibration problem or the effect of ethanol...
- Evaluation of novel antimouse VEGFR2 antibodies as potential antiangiogenic or vascular targeting agents for tumor therapy
Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8594, USA
Neoplasia 5:297-307. 2003
..Vascular damage was not observed in normal organs, including kidneys and pancreas. These studies demonstrate that anti-VEGFR2 antibodies have potential for vascular targeting and imaging of tumors in vivo...
- Host-guest chemistry of dendrimer-drug complexes. 3. Competitive binding of multiple drugs by a single dendrimer for combination therapy
Laboratory of Functional Membranes, Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, PR China
J Phys Chem B 113:14172-9. 2009
..The competitive binding of multiple drugs by a single dendrimer in aqueous solutions was investigated by (1)H NMR and 2D-NOESY ..