Bicarbonate-dependent secretion and proteolytic processing of recombinant myocilin.
作者: José-Daniel Aroca-AguilarFrancisco Martínez-RedondoAlba Martín-GilJesús PintorMiguel Coca-PradosJulio Escribano
刊名: PLoS ONE, 2017, Vol.8 (1)
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054385
原始语种摘要: Myocilin is an extracellular glycoprotein of poorly understood function. Mutations of this protein are involved in glaucoma, an optic neuropathy characterized by a progressive and irreversible visual loss and frequently associated with elevated intraocular pressure. We previously showed that recombinant myocilin undergoes an intracellular proteolytic processing by calpain II which cleaves the central region of the protein, releasing one N- and one C-terminal fragment. Myocilin cleavage is reduced by glaucoma mutations and it has been proposed to participate in intraocular pressure modulation. To identify possible factors regulating the proteolytic processing of recombinant myocilin, we used a cellular model in which we analyzed how different culture medium parameters (i.e., culture time,...
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  • recombinant 重组体
  • proteolytic 解朊作用
  • processing 加工
  • accumulation 堆积
  • percentage 百分数
  • regulating 蝶的
  • previously 以前
  • secretion 分泌
  • bicarbonate 重碳酸盐
  • protein 蛋白质