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Characterisation of novel potential phosphorylation sites in the tumour suppressor Merlin in DrosophilaDownload
Neurofibromatosis Type II is an inherited cancer that manifests as various tumours in the nervous system. Mutations and deletions in the tumour suppressor Merlin (moesin, ezrin, radixin-like protein) are linked to the development of the disease. The mechanism by which Merlin suppresses cell...
Characterisation of the Non-Canonical Translation Initiation Factor eIF4E-3 as a Merlin Interacting Protein in Drosophila melanogasterDownload
Merlin is a tumour suppressor protein, the loss of which is linked to the inherited nervous system tumour syndrome Neurofibromatosis type 2 as well as sporadic tumour development. It is related to the ERM (ezrin-radixin-moesin) protein family, which is involved in linking the cytoskeleton to...
Merlin and the ezrin-radixin-moesin (ERM) proteins are key organizers of the cell cortex through linking membrane-associated proteins to the underlying actin cytoskeleton. Merlin and the ERM proteins have been implicated in the maintenance of cell integrity, adhesion, and motility during tissue...
Merlin is a tumor suppressor protein whose inactivation is associated with familial Neurofibromatosis Type II (NF2) and other sporadic tumors. The growth-suppressive function of Merlin is modulated by reversible phosphorylation. Our previous finding showed the Sterile20 kinase Slik coordinately...