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SUMO enzymes


SUMO enzymatic cascade catalyzes the dynamic posttranslational modification process of sumoylation (i.e. transfer of SUMO protein to other proteins). The Small Ubiquitin-related Modifier, SUMO-1[1][2], is a ubiquitin-like family member that is conjugated to its substrates through three discrete enzymatic steps (see the figure on the right): activation, involving the E1 enzyme (SAE1/SAE2)[3]; conjugation, involving the E2 enzyme (UBC9)[4][5]; substrate modification, through the cooperation of the E2 and E3[6] protein ligases[7].

SUMO pathway modifies hundreds of proteins that participate in diverse cellular processes[8]. SUMO pathway is the most studied ubiquitin-like pathway that regulates a wide range of cellular events[9], evidenced by a large number of sumoylated proteins identified in more than ten large-scale studies[10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20].


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  14. ^ ] A.C. Vertegaal, S.C. Ogg, E. Jaffray, M.S. Rodriguez, R.T. Hay, J.S. Andersen, M. Mann and A.I. Lamond, A proteomic study of SUMO-2 target proteins, J. Biol. Chem. 279 (2004), pp. 33791–33798
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  16. ^ J.T. Hannich, A. Lewis, M.B. Kroetz, S.J. Li, H. Heide, A. Emili and M. Hochstrasser, Defining the SUMO-modified proteome by multiple approaches in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, J. Biol. Chem. 280 (2005), pp. 4102–4110
  17. ^ ] Y. Zhao, S.W. Kwon, A. Anselmo, K. Kaur and M.A. White, Broad spectrum identification of cellular small ubiquitin-related modifier (SUMO) substrate proteins, J. Biol. Chem. 279 (2004), pp. 20999–21002
  18. ^ L.L. Manza, S.G. Codreanu, S.L. Stamer, D.L. Smith, K.S. Wells, R.L. Roberts and D.C. Liebler, Global shifts in protein sumoylation in response to electrophile and oxidative stress, Chem. Res. Toxicol. 17 (2004), pp. 1706–1715
  19. ^ T. Li, R. Santockyte, R.F. Shen, E. Tekle, G. Wang, D.C. Yang and P.B. Chock, A general approach for investigating enzymatic pathways and substrates for ubiquitin-like modifiers, Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 453 (2006), pp. 70–74
  20. ^ G. Rosas-Acosta, W.K. Russell, A. Deyrieux, D.H. Russell and V.G. Wilson, A universal strategy for proteomic studies of SUMO and other ubiquitin-like modifiers, Mol. Cell. Proteomics 4 (2005), pp. 56–72

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