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Title :Phosphorylation of the RSRSP stretch is critical for splicing regulation by RNA-Binding Motif Protein 20 (RBM20) through nuclear localization
Authors :Murayama, Rie
Kimura-Asami, Mariko
Togo-Ohno, Marina
Yamasaki-Kato, Yumiko
Naruse, Taeko K.
Yamamoto, Takeshi
Hayashi, Takeharu
Ai, Tomohiko
Spoonamore, Katherine G.
Kovacs, Richard J.
Vatta, Matteo
Iizuka, Mai
Saito, Masumi
Wani, Shotaro
Hiraoka, Yuichi
Kimura, Akinori
Kuroyanagi, Hidehito
Issue Date :12-Jul-2018
Abstract :RBM20 is a major regulator of heart-specific alternative pre-mRNA splicing of TTN encoding a giant sarcomeric protein titin. Mutation in RBM20 is linked to autosomal-dominant familial dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), yet most of the RBM20 missense mutations in familial and sporadic cases were mapped to an RSRSP stretch in an arginine/serine-rich region of which function remains unknown. In the present study, we identified an R634W missense mutation within the stretch and a G1031X nonsense mutation in cohorts of DCM patients. We demonstrate that the two serine residues in the RSRSP stretch are constitutively phosphorylated and mutations in the stretch disturb nuclear localization of RBM20. Rbm20^<S637A> knock-in mouse mimicking an S635A mutation reported in a familial case showed a remarkable effect on titin isoform expression like in a patient carrying the mutation. These results revealed the function of the RSRSP stretch as a critical part of a nuclear localization signal and offer the Rbm20^<S637A> mouse as a good model for in vivo study.
URL :https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-26624-w
Type Local :雑誌掲載論文
ISSN :2045-2322
Publisher :Springer Nature
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/48366
Citation :Scientific Reports Vol.8
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