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Oncogene. 1988 Apr;2(4):305-15.

Identification of multiple novel polypeptide substrates of the v-src, v-yes, v-fps, v-ros, and v-erb-B oncogenic tyrosine protein kinases utilizing antisera against phosphotyrosine.

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Molecular Biology and Virology Laboratory, Salk Institute, San Diego, California 92138.

Abstract

Antibodies to phosphotyrosine were used to identify proteins phosphorylated on tyrosine in chicken embryo fibroblasts transformed by the oncogenes, v-src, v-yes, v-fps, v-ros, or v-erb-B. These antibodies allowed detection of a minimum of 50, 44, and 47 bands in immunoblots of cellular lysates from fibroblasts transformed by v-src, v-yes, or v-fps respectively. Eight of these bands were also detected in fibroblasts transformed by v-ros and v-erb-B, suggesting that the cellular transformation induced by v-ros, v-erb-B, v-src, v-yes, and v-fps may be achieved by the phosphorylation of some of the same proteins. The viruses SD10 and SD11 are point mutants of the Prague-C strain of Rous sarcoma virus that encode non-myristylated p60v-src. They do not induce the transformation of chicken fibroblasts. Approximately thirty bands were detected by antibodies to phosphotyrosine in fibroblasts transformed by wild-type Prague-RSV-C, only four of which were not substrates nonmyristylated mutant p60v-src. This suggests that the phosphorylation of a large subset of the substrates of p60v-src is not sufficient for transformation.

PMID:
2452398
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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