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Ubiquitinations in the Notch Signaling Pathway
Immunology Institute, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
Institut Pasteur and CNRS URA 2582, Signalisation Moléculaire et Activation Cellulaire, 25 rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris cedex 15, France
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Received: 1 February 2013; in revised form: 11 March 2013 / Accepted: 14 March 2013 / Published: 19 March 2013
Abstract: The very conserved Notch pathway is used iteratively during development and adulthood to regulate cell fates. Notch activation relies on interactions between neighboring cells, through the binding of Notch receptors to their ligands, both transmembrane molecules. This inter-cellular contact initiates a cascade of events eventually transforming the cell surface receptor into a nuclear factor acting on the transcription of specific target genes. This review highlights how the various processes undergone by Notch receptors and ligands that regulate the pathway are linked to ubiquitination events.
Keywords: Notch; ubiquitination; deubiquitinating enzyme; signal transduction; trafficking
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Moretti, J.; Brou, C. Ubiquitinations in the Notch Signaling Pathway. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14, 6359-6381.
Moretti J, Brou C. Ubiquitinations in the Notch Signaling Pathway. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013; 14(3):6359-6381.
Moretti, Julien; Brou, Christel. 2013. "Ubiquitinations in the Notch Signaling Pathway." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, no. 3: 6359-6381.