Catherine Le Calvez

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Expression of the full set of human and mouse groups I, II, V, X, and XII secreted phospholipases A(2) (sPLA(2)s) in Escherichia coli and insect cells has provided pure recombinant enzymes for detailed comparative interfacial kinetic and binding studies. The set of mammalian sPLA(2)s display dramatically different sensitivity to dithiothreitol. The specific(More)
Group IIA secreted phospholipase A(2) (sPLA2) is known to display potent Gram-positive bactericidal activity in vitro and in vivo. We have analyzed the bactericidal activity of the full set of recombinant murine and human groups I, II, V, X, and XII sPLA2s on Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, and Escherichia coli. The rank order potency among(More)
To date, 12 secreted phospholipases A2 (sPLA2s) have been identified in the mouse species and divided into three structural collections (I/II/V/X, III, and XII). On the basis of their different molecular properties and tissue distributions, each sPLA2 is likely to exert distinct functions by acting as an enzyme or ligand for specific soluble proteins or(More)
K+ channels are essential for a variety of cellular functions in both excitable and nonexcitable cells, and K+ channel gene alteration has been recently described in cardiac and neurological disorders. To explore further the relations between hereditary human diseases and K+ channels, we isolated from a human cosmid library the gene encoding the inwardly(More)
Group IIA secreted phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) is known to display potent Gram-positive bactericidal activity in vitro and in vivo. We have analyzed the bactericidal activity of the full set of recombinant murine and human groups I, II, V, X, and XII sPLA2s on Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, and Escherichia coli. The rank order potency among(More)
Expression of the full set of human and mouse groups I, II, V, X, and XII secreted phospholipases A2 (sPLA2s) in Escherichia coli and insect cells has provided pure recombinant enzymes for detailed comparative interfacial kinetic and binding studies. The set of mammalian sPLA2s display dramatically different sensitivity to dithiothreitol. The specific(More)
Mammalian secreted phospholipases A(2) (sPLA(2)s) constitute a family of structurally related enzymes that are likely to play numerous biological roles because of their phospholipid hydrolyzing activity and binding to soluble and membrane-bound proteins, including the M-type receptor. Over the past decade, a number of competitive inhibitors have been(More)
Considering the eventuality of an interaction between the two post-translational modifications, phosphorylation and ADP-ribosylation, we investigated the possibility of phosphorylation of the mRNP polyADPR polymerase by a protein kinase C associated to these particles. We demonstrated that cytoplasmic poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase associated with(More)
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