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He, Q., Wen, D., Jia, Q., Cui, C., Wang, J., Palli, S.R., Li, S. (2014). Heat Shock Protein 83 (Hsp83) Facilitates Methoprene-tolerant (Met) Nuclear Import to Modulate Juvenile Hormone Signaling.  J. Biol. Chem. 289(40): 27874--27885.
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FBrf0226403
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Research paper
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Juvenile hormone (JH) receptors, methoprene-tolerant (Met) and Germ-cell expressed (Gce), transduce JH signals to induce Kr-h1 expression in Drosophila. Dual luciferase assay identified a 120-bp JH response region (JHRR) in the Kr-h1α promoter. Both in vitro and in vivo experiments revealed that Met and Gce transduce JH signals to induce Kr-h1 expression through the JHRR. DNA affinity purification identified chaperone protein Hsp83 as one of the proteins bound to the JHRR in the presence of JH. Interestingly, Hsp83 physically interacts with PAS-B and basic helix-loop-helix domains of Met, and JH induces Met-Hsp83 interaction. As determined by immunohistochemistry, Met is mainly distributed in the cytoplasm of fat body cells of the larval when the JH titer is low and JH induces Met nuclear import. Hsp83 was accumulated in the cytoplasm area adjunct to the nucleus in the presence of JH and Met/Gce. Loss-of-function of Hsp83 attenuated JH binding and JH-induced nuclear import of Met, resulting in a decrease in the JHRR-driven reporter activity leading to reduction of Kr-h1 expression. These data show that Hsp83 facilitates the JH-induced nuclear import of Met that induces Kr-h1 expression through the JHRR.
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PMC4183821 (PMC) (EuropePMC)
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    English
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    Journal
    Abbreviation
    J. Biol. Chem.
    Title
    Journal of Biological Chemistry
    Publication Year
    1905-
    ISBN/ISSN
    0021-9258
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