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The 14-3-3 protein translates the NA+,K+-ATPase {alpha}1-subunit phosphorylation signal into binding and activation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase during endocytosis.

Authors
  • Efendiev, Riad
  • Chen, Zongpei
  • Krmar, Rafael T
  • Uhles, Sabine
  • Katz, Adrian I
  • Pedemonte, Carlos H
  • Bertorello, Alejandro M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Publisher
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Publication Date
Apr 22, 2005
Volume
280
Issue
16
Pages
16272–16277
Identifiers
PMID: 15722354
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clathrin-dependent endocytosis of Na(+),K(+)-ATPase molecules in response to G protein-coupled receptor signals is triggered by phosphorylation of the alpha-subunit and the binding of phosphoinositide 3-kinase. In this study, we describe a molecular mechanism linking phosphorylation of Na(+),K(+)-ATPase alpha-subunit to binding and activation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase. Co-immunoprecipitation studies, as well as experiments using confocal microscopy, revealed that dopamine favored the association of 14-3-3 protein with the basolateral plasma membrane and its co-localization with the Na(+),K(+)-ATPase alpha-subunit. The functional relevance of this interaction was established in opossum kidney cells expressing a 14-3-3 dominant negative mutant, where dopamine failed to decrease Na(+),K(+)-ATPase activity and to promote its endocytosis. The phosphorylated Ser-18 residue within the alpha-subunit N terminus is critical for 14-3-3 binding. Activation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase by dopamine during Na(+),K(+)-ATPase endocytosis requires the binding of the kinase to a proline-rich domain within the alpha-subunit, and this effect was blocked by the presence of a 14-3-3 dominant negative mutant. Thus, the 14-3-3 protein represents a critical linking mechanism for recruiting phosphoinositide 3-kinase to the site of Na(+),K(+)-ATPase endocytosis.

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