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Multiple roles for kinases in DNA replication.


Henneke, G; Koundrioukoff, S; Hübscher, U (2003). Multiple roles for kinases in DNA replication. EMBO Reports, 4(3):252-256.

Abstract

DNA replication is carried out by the replisome, which includes several proteins that are targets of cell-cycle-regulated kinases. The phosphorylation of proteins such as replication protein A, DNA polymerase-alpha and -delta, replication factor C, flap endonuclease 1 and DNA ligase I leads to their inactivation, suggesting that phosphorylation is important in the prevention of re-replication. Moreover, the phosphorylation of several of these replication proteins has been shown to block their association with the 'moving platform'-proliferating cell nuclear antigen. Therefore, phosphorylation seems to be a crucial regulator of replisome assembly and DNA replication, although its precise role in these processes remains to be clarified.

DNA replication is carried out by the replisome, which includes several proteins that are targets of cell-cycle-regulated kinases. The phosphorylation of proteins such as replication protein A, DNA polymerase-alpha and -delta, replication factor C, flap endonuclease 1 and DNA ligase I leads to their inactivation, suggesting that phosphorylation is important in the prevention of re-replication. Moreover, the phosphorylation of several of these replication proteins has been shown to block their association with the 'moving platform'-proliferating cell nuclear antigen. Therefore, phosphorylation seems to be a crucial regulator of replisome assembly and DNA replication, although its precise role in these processes remains to be clarified.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Veterinary Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
Language:English
Date:1 March 2003
Deposited On:11 Feb 2008 12:18
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:15
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:1469-221X
Publisher DOI:10.1038/sj.embor.embor774
PubMed ID:12634841

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