Special Issue "Molecular Role of PARP in Health and Disease"
A special issue of Cells (ISSN 2073-4409).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 June 2019) | Viewed by 61869
Interests: poly(ADP-ribose)polymerase; PARP; mitochondria; sirtuin; metabolism
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Special Issue in Cells: Molecular Role of PARP in Health and Disease 2020
Special Issue in Cancers: PARP Enzymes, ADP-Ribose and NAD+ Metabolism in Cancer
Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerases (PARPs or ARTDs) represent a 17-member family characterized by a common catalytic subunit. PARPs use NAD+ as substrate and PARP1 or PARP2, when activated can limit NAD+ availability in cells to other enzymes. PARPs and their product, poly(ADP-ribose) regulates transcription and chromatin structure. PARP enzymes have crucial role in regulating DNA repair making major PARP enzymes attractive targets for pharmacological inhibition. In the past few years, PARP inhibitors have entered the clinical use, while at the same time, more specific PARP inhibitors are being develop to target only tankyrases or mono-ADP-ribose polymerases among the PARP family members. In addition to DNA repair and oncological transformation, PARPs influence a plethora of other cellular (patho)physiological processes from metabolism to virus–host interactions.
Dr. Péter Bay
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- PARP inhibitors
- protein degradation
- postrranslational modifications
- DNA repair
- cell division
- cell cycle
- cytostatic treatment
- synthetic lethality
- enzyme trapping
- cell death
- oxidative stress
- viral infection
- energy sensors
- circadian rhtythm
- metabolic diseases