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Protein arginine methyltransferase 5 is a key regulator of the MYCN oncoprotein in neuroblastoma cells.

Park JH, Szemes M, Vieira GC, Melegh Z, Malik S, Heesom KJ, Von Wallwitz-Freitas L, Greenhough A, Brown KW, Zheng YG, Catchpoole D, Deery MJ, Malik K - Mol Oncol (2014)

Bottom Line: PRMT5 knockdown in MYCN-overexpressing cells, including the SHEP-21N cell-line with inducible MYCN expression leads to a dramatic decrease in MYCN protein and MYCN-associated cell-death in SHEP-21N cells.By using liquid chromatography - tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) analysis of immunoprecipitated MYCN protein, we identified several potential sites of arginine dimethylation on the MYCN protein.Together our studies implicate PRMT5 in a novel mode of MYCN post-translational regulation and suggest PRMT5 plays a major role in NB tumorigenesis.

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Affiliation: Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK.

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(A) High PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with MYCN amplification (MYCN-amp) in NB. Data analysed is from Valentijn et al., 2012, using the R2 microarray analysis and visualization platform (http://r2.amc.nl). Tumours with no MYCN amplification (MYCN-un) show lower PRMT5 mRNA expression. Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis. The Bonferroni corrected probability (Bonf P) is shown. (B) Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis in MYCN-unamplified tumours.
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undfig3: (A) High PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with MYCN amplification (MYCN-amp) in NB. Data analysed is from Valentijn et al., 2012, using the R2 microarray analysis and visualization platform (http://r2.amc.nl). Tumours with no MYCN amplification (MYCN-un) show lower PRMT5 mRNA expression. Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis. The Bonferroni corrected probability (Bonf P) is shown. (B) Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis in MYCN-unamplified tumours.


Protein arginine methyltransferase 5 is a key regulator of the MYCN oncoprotein in neuroblastoma cells.

Park JH, Szemes M, Vieira GC, Melegh Z, Malik S, Heesom KJ, Von Wallwitz-Freitas L, Greenhough A, Brown KW, Zheng YG, Catchpoole D, Deery MJ, Malik K - Mol Oncol (2014)

(A) High PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with MYCN amplification (MYCN-amp) in NB. Data analysed is from Valentijn et al., 2012, using the R2 microarray analysis and visualization platform (http://r2.amc.nl). Tumours with no MYCN amplification (MYCN-un) show lower PRMT5 mRNA expression. Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis. The Bonferroni corrected probability (Bonf P) is shown. (B) Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis in MYCN-unamplified tumours.
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undfig3: (A) High PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with MYCN amplification (MYCN-amp) in NB. Data analysed is from Valentijn et al., 2012, using the R2 microarray analysis and visualization platform (http://r2.amc.nl). Tumours with no MYCN amplification (MYCN-un) show lower PRMT5 mRNA expression. Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis. The Bonferroni corrected probability (Bonf P) is shown. (B) Kaplan Meier curve showing high PRMT5 mRNA expression correlates with poor prognosis in MYCN-unamplified tumours.
Bottom Line: PRMT5 knockdown in MYCN-overexpressing cells, including the SHEP-21N cell-line with inducible MYCN expression leads to a dramatic decrease in MYCN protein and MYCN-associated cell-death in SHEP-21N cells.By using liquid chromatography - tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) analysis of immunoprecipitated MYCN protein, we identified several potential sites of arginine dimethylation on the MYCN protein.Together our studies implicate PRMT5 in a novel mode of MYCN post-translational regulation and suggest PRMT5 plays a major role in NB tumorigenesis.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK.

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Related in: MedlinePlus