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dc.contributor.authorSabir, S. R.-
dc.contributor.authorSahota, N. K.-
dc.contributor.authorJones, G. D.-
dc.contributor.authorFry, Andrew Mark-
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-28T10:42:09Z-
dc.date.available2016-01-28T10:42:09Z-
dc.date.issued2015-10-26-
dc.identifier.citationPLoS One, 2015, 10 (10), e0140975en
dc.identifier.urihttp://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0140975en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2381/36442-
dc.description.abstractThe Nek11 kinase is a potential mediator of the DNA damage response whose expression is upregulated in early stage colorectal cancers (CRCs). Here, using RNAi-mediated depletion, we examined the role of Nek11 in HCT116 WT and p53-null CRC cells exposed to ionizing radiation (IR) or the chemotherapeutic drug, irinotecan. We demonstrate that depletion of Nek11 prevents the G2/M arrest induced by these genotoxic agents and promotes p53-dependent apoptosis both in the presence and absence of DNA damage. Interestingly, Nek11 depletion also led to long-term loss of cell viability that was independent of p53 and exacerbated following IR exposure. CRC cells express four splice variants of Nek11 (L/S/C/D). These are predominantly cytoplasmic, but undergo nucleocytoplasmic shuttling mediated through adjacent nuclear import and export signals in the C-terminal non-catalytic domain. In HCT116 cells, Nek11S in particular has an important role in the DNA damage response. These data provide strong evidence that Nek11 contributes to the response of CRC cells to genotoxic agents and is essential for survival either with or without exposure to DNA damage.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublic Library of Scienceen
dc.relation.urihttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26501353-
dc.rightsCopyright © 2015 Sabir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ ), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are crediteden
dc.subjectDNA damageen
dc.subjectFlow cytometryen
dc.subjectApoptosisen
dc.subjectSmall interfering RNAsen
dc.subjectCell cycle and cell divisionen
dc.subjectColorectal canceren
dc.subjectCell deathen
dc.subjectSequence motif analysisen
dc.titleLoss of Nek11 Prevents G2/M Arrest and Promotes Cell Death in HCT116 Colorectal Cancer Cells Exposed to Therapeutic DNA Damaging Agentsen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pone.0140975-
dc.identifier.eissn1932-6203-
dc.identifier.piiPONE-D-14-36423-
dc.description.statusPeer-revieweden
dc.description.versionPublisher Versionen
dc.type.subtypeJournal Article-
pubs.organisational-group/Organisationen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGYen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/MBSP Non-Medical Departmentsen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/MBSP Non-Medical Departments/Molecular & Cell Biologyen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/School of Medicineen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/School of Medicine/Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicineen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/Themesen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/Themes/Canceren
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/Themes/Genome Scienceen
pubs.organisational-group/Organisation/COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY/Themes/Molecular & Cellular Bioscienceen
dc.dateaccepted2015-10-03-
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