The transition zone protein Rpgrip1l regulates proteasomal activity at the primary cilium.
Bottom Line: Mutations in RPGRIP1L result in severe human diseases called ciliopathies.Indeed, we detected a cilia-dependent decreased proteasomal activity in the absence of Rpgrip1l.We found different proteasomal components localized to cilia and identified Psmd2, a component of the regulatory proteasomal 19S subunit, as an interaction partner for Rpgrip1l.
Affiliation: Institute for Animal Developmental and Molecular Biology, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany Christoph.Gerhardt@hhu.de.Show MeSH
Related in: MedlinePlus
License 1 - License 2
Mentions: To unravel how Rpgrip1l regulates the activity of the proteasome, we searched for novel interaction partners of Rpgrip1l by performing a yeast two-hybrid screen. Among a total of six proteins, we found Psmd2 as a potential interaction partner (Fig. S1 C). We used the tagged RPGR-interacting domain (RID) of Rpgrip1l (the full-length Rpgrip1l could not be stably expressed) and a tagged full-length Psmd2 for transient overexpression in NIH3T3 and HEK293T cells. Using coimmunoprecipitation and tandem affinity purification assays, we confirmed the interaction of Rpgrip1l with Psmd2 (Fig. 7, A and B).
Affiliation: Institute for Animal Developmental and Molecular Biology, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany Christoph.Gerhardt@hhu.de.