UV-induced damage to DNA: effect of cytosine methylation on pyrimidine dimerization(47 visite) Martinez-fernandez L, Banyasz A, Esposito L, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Signal Transduction And Targeted Therapy, 2017 Jun; N/D: N/D-N/D.
Tipo di articolo: Journal Article,
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Methylation/demethylation of cytosine plays an important role in epigenetic signaling, the reversibility of epigenetic modifications offering important opportunities for targeted therapies. Actually, methylated sites have been correlated with mutational hotspots detected in skin cancers. The present brief review discusses the physicochemical parameters underlying the specific ultraviolet-induced reactivity of methylated cytosine. It focuses on dimerization reactions giving rise to cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers and pyrimidine (6–4) pyrimidone adducts. According to recent studies, four conformational and electronic factors that are affected by cytosine methylation may control these reactions: the red-shift of the absorption spectrum, the lengthening of the excited state lifetime, changes in the sugar puckering modifying the stacking between reactive pyrimidines and an increase in the rigidity of duplexes favoring excitation energy transfer toward methylated pyrimidines.
Petraglia F, Singh AA, Carafa V, Nebbioso A, Conte M, Scisciola L, Valente S, Baldi A, Mandoli A, Petrizzi VB, Ingenito C, De Falco S, Cicatiello V, Apicella I, Janssen-megens EM, Kim B, Yi G, Logie C, Heath S, Ruvo M, Wierenga ATJ, Flicek P, Yaspo ML, Della Valle V, Bernard O, Tomassi S, Novellino E, Feoli A, Sbardella G, Gut I, Vellenga E, Stunnenberg HG, Mai A, Martens JHA, Altucci L * Combined HAT/EZH2 modulation leads to cancer-selective cell death(47 visite) Oncotarget (ISSN: 1949-2553electronic, 1949-2553linking), 2018 May 22; 9(39): 25630-25646. Impact Factor:5.008 DettagliEsporta in BibTeXEsporta in EndNote
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