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Further Characterization of Galloyl Pedunculagin as an Effective Autophosphorylation Inhibitor of C-Kinase in Vitro


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Title: Further Characterization of Galloyl Pedunculagin as an Effective Autophosphorylation Inhibitor of C-Kinase in Vitro
Authors: Ueno, Takashi / Miyanaga, Takahiro / Kawakami, Fumitaka / Okano, Maiko / Tanaka, Takashi / Ohtsuki, Kenzo
Issue Date: Nov-2002
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
Citation: Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin v.25(11) p.1401-1404, 2002
Abstract: The inhibitory effect of galloyl pedunculagin (GP) isolated from Platycarya strobilacea on the activity and autophosphorylation of Ca2+- and phospholipid-dependent protein kinase (C-kinase) was examined in vitro. It was found that (i) GP inhibited the activity (phosphorylation of complement C3 from guinea pig) of C-kinaseα (rat brain) in a dose-dependent manner with an ID50 of approx. 0.12 μM; (ii) GP at lower doses (ID50=approx. 6 nM) inhibited autophosphorylation of C-kinaseα; and (iii) the GP-induced inhibition of autophosphorylation of C-kinaseα and its enzyme activity was a manner non-competitive to ATP. Similar inhibitory effect of GP on autophosphorylation of recombinant human C-kinaseη (rhC-kinaseη) and its phosphorylating activity was observed. These results suggest that GP is an effective autophosphorylation inhibitor of these two C-kinase isoforms (α and η) in vitro. In addition, the CD analysis suggests that the proline-containing six amino acid residues (PVLTPP) including a threonine residue (autophosphorylation site) at the C-terminal region (positions 635?640) of C-kinaseα may be one of the GP-binding sites.
Keywords: galloyl pedunculagin / autophosphorylation / C-kinase / C-kinase inhibitor
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/8378
ISSN: 09186158
DOI: 10.1248/bpb.25.1401
PubMed ID: 12419947
Relational Links: http://dx.doi.org/10.1248/bpb.25.1401
Type: Journal Article
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