TRPM7, Magnesium, and Signaling
AbstractThe transient receptor potential melastatin-subfamily member 7 (TRPM7) is a ubiquitously expressed chanzyme that possesses an ion channel permeable to the divalent cations Mg2+, Ca2+, and Zn2+, and an α-kinase that phosphorylates downstream substrates. TRPM7 and its homologue TRPM6 have been implicated in a variety of cellular functions and is critically associated with intracellular signaling, including receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK)-mediated pathways. Emerging evidence indicates that growth factors, such as EGF and VEGF, signal through their RTKs, which regulate activity of TRPM6 and TRPM7. TRPM6 is primarily an epithelial-associated channel, while TRPM7 is more ubiquitous. In this review we focus on TRPM7 and its association with growth factors, RTKs, and downstream kinase signaling. We also highlight how interplay between TRPM7, Mg2+ and signaling kinases influences cell function in physiological and pathological conditions, such as cancer and preeclampsia. View Full-Text
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Zou, Z.-G.; Rios, F.J.; Montezano, A.C.; Touyz, R.M. TRPM7, Magnesium, and Signaling. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 1877.
Zou Z-G, Rios FJ, Montezano AC, Touyz RM. TRPM7, Magnesium, and Signaling. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2019; 20(8):1877.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zou, Zhi-Guo; Rios, Francisco J.; Montezano, Augusto C.; Touyz, Rhian M. 2019. "TRPM7, Magnesium, and Signaling." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 20, no. 8: 1877.
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