Maria Grazia Catelli

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Heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90), one of the most abundant chaperones in eukaryotes, participates in folding and stabilization of signal-transducing molecules including steroid hormone receptors and protein kinases. The amino terminus of Hsp90 contains a non-conventional nucleotide-binding site, related to the ATP-binding motif of bacterial DNA gyrase. The(More)
Heat shock protein (hsp)90 functions in a complex chaperoning pathway where its activity is modulated by ATP and by interaction with several co-chaperones. One co-chaperone, p23, binds selectively to the ATP-bound state of hsp90. However, the isolated ATP-binding domain of hsp90 does not bind p23. In an effort to identify the p23-binding domain, we have(More)
  • K I Kang, X Meng, +5 authors Maria Grazia Catelli
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1999
Hsp90, a molecular chaperone required for the functioning of glucocorticosteroid receptor (GR), ensures, by direct interaction, the conformational competence of the steroid-binding pocket. In addition to having this positive function, Hsp90 maintains steroid receptors in an inactive form in the absence of hormone. However, neither the participation of Hsp90(More)
The presence of a nucleotide binding site on hsp90 was very controversial until x-ray structure of the hsp90 N-terminal domain, showing a nonconventional nucleotide binding site, appeared. A recent study suggested that the hsp90 C-terminal domain also binds ATP (Marcu, M. G., Chadli, A., Bouhouche, I., Catelli, M. G., and Neckers, L. M. (2000) J. Biol.(More)
A protein of M(r) 59,000 (p59) was recently cloned and identified as a Heat shock protein Binding Immunophilin (p59/HBI). It participates to the heterooligomeric, non-DNA binding form of steroid receptors, in association with the heat shock protein of M(r) 90,000 (hsp90). It binds the immunosuppressants FK506 and rapamycin and possesses three FKBP-12 (FK506(More)
It has been previously reported that heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) oligomerizes at high temperatures and displays concomitantly a novel chaperone activity (Yonehara, M., Minami, Y., Kawata, Y., Nagai, J., and Yahara, I. (1996) J. Biol. Chem., 271, 2641-2645). In order to better define these oligomerization properties at high temperatures and to know whether(More)
The cloning of chicken hsp90 beta, reported here, supports the hypothesis that the hsp90 alpha and beta genes are the result of a gene duplication event that occurred at the time of the emergence of vertebrates. Avian hsp90 beta mRNA is not inducible by thermal stress contrary to the mouse and human hsp90 alpha and beta mRNAs. Moreover, hsp90 beta mRNA(More)
Steroid hormones produce a response in target cells by binding to hormone-specific soluble receptors, which undergo a transformational change, leading to their interaction with chromatin and to modified gene expression. In a previous paper, we described a monoclonal antibody, BF4, that specifically recognizes and binds the non-transformed '8S' form of(More)
FKBP52 (HSP56, p59, HBI) is the 59-kDa immunosuppressant FK506-binding protein and has peptidyl prolyl isomerase as well as a chaperone-like activity in vitro. FKBP52 associates with the heat shock protein HSP90 and is included in the steroid hormone receptor complexes in vivo. FKBP52 possesses a well conserved phosphorylation site for casein kinase II(More)
Recently two lines of evidence have implicated that cellular heat shock proteins (hsp) may play a role in steroid hormonal regulation of target tissues. One is the demonstration that cellular 90K hsp (hsp-90) can complex with steroid receptors in vitro and inhibit their ability to interact with DNA, and second, the demonstration that in avian oviduct sex(More)