Control of Tyrosine Kinase Signalling by Small Adaptors in Colorectal Cancer
AbstractTyrosine kinases (TKs) phosphorylate proteins on tyrosine residues as an intracellular signalling mechanism to coordinate intestinal epithelial cell communication and fate decision. Deregulation of their activity is ultimately connected with carcinogenesis. In colorectal cancer (CRC), it is still unclear how aberrant TK activities contribute to tumour formation because TK-encoding genes are not frequently mutated in this cancer. In vertebrates, several TKs are under the control of small adaptor proteins with potential important physiopathological roles. For instance, they can exert tumour suppressor functions in human cancer by targeting several components of the oncogenic TK signalling cascades. Here, we review how the Src-like adaptor protein (SLAP) and the suppressor of cytokine signalling (SOCS) adaptor proteins regulate the SRC and the Janus kinase (JAK) oncogenic pathways, respectively, and how their loss of function in the intestinal epithelium may influence tumour formation. We also discuss the potential therapeutic value of these adaptors in CRC. View Full-Text
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Mevizou, R.; Sirvent, A.; Roche, S. Control of Tyrosine Kinase Signalling by Small Adaptors in Colorectal Cancer. Cancers 2019, 11, 669.
Mevizou R, Sirvent A, Roche S. Control of Tyrosine Kinase Signalling by Small Adaptors in Colorectal Cancer. Cancers. 2019; 11(5):669.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mevizou, Rudy; Sirvent, Audrey; Roche, Serge. 2019. "Control of Tyrosine Kinase Signalling by Small Adaptors in Colorectal Cancer." Cancers 11, no. 5: 669.
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