Src-stimulated IRTKS phosphorylation enhances cell migration.

FEBS letters (2011-08-16)
Gang Chen, Tingting Li, Lantian Zhang, Min Yi, Fei Chen, Zhiqin Wang, Xin Zhang
ABSTRACT

Insulin receptor tyrosine kinase substrate (IRTKS) has been demonstrated to be a scaffold protein involved in plasma membrane deformation and actin cytoskeleton remodeling. IRTKS is tyrosine phosphorylated in response to insulin stimulation. However, the mechanism and function of IRTKS phosphorylation remains unclear. Here, we report that overexpression of IRTKS increases the speed of wound closure of HT1080 cells in a Src-dependent manner. Active Src phosphorylates IRTKS in vivo and in vitro. Deletion mapping and mutation analysis revealed that six tyrosine residues (Y37, Y156, Y163, Y274, Y293 and Y439) were Src-stimulated phosphorylation sites on IRTKS. Disruption of Src-stimulated IRTKS phosphorylation abolished the effect of IRTKS on wound closure. Collectively, these data suggest Src-stimulated IRTKS phosphorylation is essential for its function in cell motility.

MATERIALS
Product Number
Brand
Product Description

Sigma-Aldrich
Anti-BAIAP2L1 antibody produced in rabbit, Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous glycerol solution, Ab1
Sigma-Aldrich
Anti-BAIAP2L1 antibody produced in rabbit, Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous glycerol solution, Ab3