Olga N. Kartasheva

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The activity of cAMP-dependent protein kinase was found to increase continuously in the NIH 3T3 cells, deepening into the resting state. The increase correlated with intracellular level of heat-stable protein inhibitor of the protein kinase rather than with the cAMP content. The elevation of 2',5'-oligo(A) synthetase activity and the decrease in(More)
The cytochemical properties of a guanine-specific synthetic fluorescent analogue of actinomycin D, 7-amino-actinomycin D, have been studied in fixed and living preparations of L cells and polytene chromosomes of salivary glands ofChironomus thummi thummi andDrosophila lummei (Hackman). 7-Amino-actinomycin D has been shown to bind to DNA-containing(More)
The rates of enzymatic hydrolysis of 2',5'-oligoadenylates and their synthetic analogs have been measured. These compounds were treated with either NIH 3T3 cell lysates, mouse liver homogenates or snake venom phosphodiesterase. All analogs with 3'-terminal acyclic nucleoside residues demonstrated greater stability compared with the natural compound(More)
The results of the present study permit the explanation of one of the mechanisms of the interconnection between the regulatory systems of cAMP and 2-5A. cAMP-dependent regulation of 2'-PDE was found to involve phosphorylation of the specific protein inhibitor. Originally, a similar way of regulation of the enzyme activity was discovered for protein(More)
A rapid and transient decrease in 2'-phosphodiesterase activity in NIH 3T3 mouse cells was observed after adrenaline addition. The decrease of activity was accompanied by an elevation of intracellular cAMP level. The 2'-phosphodiesterase activity changed similarly when cells sink deeper into the resting state. In the latter case, the fall of the enzyme(More)
The changes in the cAMP level and the activity of cAMP-dependent protein kinase in NIH 3T3 cells going into the resting state induced by cell cultivation in a medium with 0.5% serum were investigated. It was shown that under conditions when cells are going into the resting state, the slight increase in the intracellular concentration of cAMP observed within(More)
Sequential treatment of NIH 3T3 cells with theophylline and actinomycin D results in an enhancement of 2',5'-oligo(A) synthetase activity 2-3-fold exceeding that induced by treatment with theophylline only. This 'superinduction' phenomenon suggests the existence of a negative control of the enzyme that involves a labile, transcription-dependent factor.
2'-Phosphodiesterase from NIH 3T3 cells was purified about 530-fold. Treatment of the cell lysate with the cAMP-dependent protein kinase causing the 2'-phosphodiesterase inhibition did not result in phosphorylation of the enzyme itself. The kinase was found to phosphorylate a specific 18-kDa protein, the phosphorylated form of this protein being the(More)
Phosphodiesterase stability of synthetic analogs of 2',5'-oligoadenylates, the mediators of antiviral and antiproliferative action of interferons was analysed. The analogs with a 3'-terminal acyclic nucleoside residue were prepared. These analogs were treated with NIH3T3 cell lysate, mice liver homogenate and snake venom phosphodiesterase. All analogs have(More)