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The CREB Coactivator TORC2 Functions as a Calcium- and cAMP-Sensitive Coincidence Detector
Elevations in circulating glucose and gut hormones during feeding promote pancreatic islet cell viability in part via the calcium- and cAMP-dependent activation of the transcription factor CREB.Expand
A conserved protein network controls assembly of the outer kinetochore and its ability to sustain tension.
Kinetochores play an essential role in chromosome segregation by forming dynamic connections with spindle microtubules. Here, we identify a set of 10 copurifying kinetochore proteins fromExpand
Monoacylglycerol Lipase Regulates a Fatty Acid Network that Promotes Cancer Pathogenesis
Tumor cells display progressive changes in metabolism that correlate with malignancy, including development of a lipogenic phenotype. How stored fats are liberated and remodeled to support cancerExpand
TRB3 Links the E3 Ubiquitin Ligase COP1 to Lipid Metabolism
During fasting, increased concentrations of circulating catecholamines promote the mobilization of lipid stores from adipose tissue in part by phosphorylating and inactivating acetyl–coenzyme AExpand
Polo-like kinase 4 kinase activity limits centrosome overduplication by autoregulating its own stability
Plk4 phosphorylates itself in trans to prevent accumulation and self-limit kinase activity, which may be important for regulating centriole duplication.
A Hormone-Dependent Module Regulating Energy Balance
Under fasting conditions, metazoans maintain energy balance by shifting from glucose to fat burning. In the fasted state, SIRT1 promotes catabolic gene expression by deacetylating the forkhead factorExpand
A High-Resolution C. elegans Essential Gene Network Based on Phenotypic Profiling of a Complex Tissue
High-content screening for gene profiling has generally been limited to single cells. Here, we explore an alternative approach-profiling gene function by analyzing effects of gene knockdowns on theExpand
Superfamily-wide portrait of serine hydrolase inhibition achieved by library-versus-library screening
Serine hydrolases (SHs) are one of the largest and most diverse enzyme classes in mammals. They play fundamental roles in virtually all physiological processes and are targeted by drugs to treatExpand
Phosphorylation of the chromosomal passenger protein Bir1 is required for localization of Ndc10 to the spindle during anaphase and full spindle elongation.
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) repeat protein Bir1 localizes as a chromosomal passenger. A deletion analysis of Bir1 identified two regions important for function. TheExpand
Highly selective inhibitors of monoacylglycerol lipase bearing a reactive group that is bioisosteric with endocannabinoid substrates.
The endocannabinoids 2-arachidonoyl glycerol (2-AG) and N-arachidonoyl ethanolamine (anandamide) are principally degraded by monoacylglycerol lipase (MAGL) and fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH),Expand