alexa p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase regulates canonical Wnt-beta-catenin signaling by inactivation of GSK3beta.
Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

Journal of Arthritis

Author(s): Bikkavilli RK, Feigin ME, Malbon CC

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The Wnt-beta-catenin canonical signaling pathway is crucial for normal embryonic development, and aberrant expression of components of this pathway results in oncogenesis. Upon scanning for the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathways that might intersect with the canonical Wnt-beta-catenin signaling pathway in response to Wnt3a, we observed a strong activation of p38 MAPK in mouse F9 teratocarcinoma cells. Wnt3a-induced p38 MAPK activation was sensitive to siRNAs against Galpha(q) or Galpha(s), but not against either Galpha(o) or Galpha(11). Activation of p38 MAPK is critical for canonical Wnt-beta-catenin signaling. Chemical inhibitors of p38 MAPK (SB203580 or SB239063) and expression of a dominant negative-version of p38 MAPK attenuate Wnt3a-induced accumulation of beta-catenin, Lef/Tcf-sensitive gene activation, and primitive endoderm formation. Furthermore, epistasis experiments pinpoint p38 MAPK as operating downstream of Dishevelleds. We also demonstrate that chemical inhibition of p38 MAPK restores Wnt3a-attenuated GSK3beta kinase activity. We demonstrate the involvement of G-proteins and Dishevelleds in Wnt3a-induced p38 MAPK activation, highlighting a critical role for p38 MAPK in canonical Wnt-beta-catenin signaling. This article was published in J Cell Sci and referenced in Journal of Arthritis

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords