Mitochondrial dynamics of survivin and "four dimensional" control of tumor cell apoptosis
Department of Cancer Biology and the Cancer Center
Apoptosis; Caspases; Cell Cycle; Cell Line, Tumor; Cell Proliferation; Cytochromes c; Disease Progression; Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic; Humans; Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins; Microtubule-Associated Proteins; Mitochondria; Mitosis; Neoplasm Proteins; Neoplasms; Protein Transport; Signal Transduction
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
The intense investigation of cell death pathways over the past few years has uncovered elevated complexity with panoply of molecular interactions, multiple intersecting gene networks and bidirectional crosstalk among disparate cellular regulators. What has remained more elusive is how these interactions are spatially arranged in the "four dimensions" of the cell as a whole, and their true relevance to human diseases. Fresh evidence obtained with survivin has unraveled a process of dynamic subcellular shuttling that is required to inhibit apoptosis during tumor growth, with the mitochondrion playing a central, orchestrating role.
DOI of Published Version
Cell Cycle. 2005 Jan;4(1):21-3. Epub 2005 Jan 12.
Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.)
Dohi, Takehiko and Altieri, Dario C., "Mitochondrial dynamics of survivin and "four dimensional" control of tumor cell apoptosis" (2004). Open Access Articles. 390.