XRCC1 interacts with the p58 subunit of DNA Pol -primase and may coordinate DNA repair and replication during S phase

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Title: XRCC1 interacts with the p58 subunit of DNA Pol -primase and may coordinate DNA repair and replication during S phase
Authors: Levy, N.
Oehlmann, M.
Delalande, F.
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4999
Date: 21-Mar-2009
Online since: 2013-11-28T14:58:31Z
Abstract: Repair of single-stranded DNA breaks before DNA replication is critical in maintaining genomic stability; however, how cells deal with these lesions during S phase is not clear. Using combined approaches of proteomics and in vitro and in vivo protein–protein interaction, we identified the p58 subunit of DNA Pol α-primase as a new binding partner of XRCC1, a key protein of the single strand break repair (SSBR) complex. In vitro experiments reveal that the binding of poly(ADP-ribose) to p58 inhibits primase activity by competition with its DNA binding property. Overexpression of the XRCC1-BRCT1 domain in HeLa cells induces poly(ADP-ribose) synthesis, PARP-1 and XRCC1-BRCT1 poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation and a strong S phase delay in the presence of DNA damage. Addition of recombinant XRCC1-BRCT1 to Xenopus egg extracts slows down DNA synthesis and inhibits the binding of PCNA, but not MCM2 to alkylated chromatin, thus indicating interference with the assembly of functional replication forks. Altogether these results suggest a critical role for XRCC1 in connecting the SSBR machinery with the replication fork to halt DNA synthesis in response to DNA damage.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Journal: Nucleic Acids Research
Volume: 37
Issue: 10
Start page: 3177
End page: 3188
Copyright (published version): 2009 Oxford University Press
Keywords: XRCC1single strand break repair (SSBR) complexDNA repairDNA replication
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkp144
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
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