CIT (citron kinase) binds activated RHOA, RHOB, RHOC and RAC1

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R-HSA-5625901
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Homo sapiens
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Citron kinase CIT was identified as a RHO GTPase effector in a yeast two hybrid screen, where it was shown, using mouse proteins, that CIT strongly binds GTP-bound RHOA, RHOB, RHOC and RAC1, but not CDC42. CIT possesses a centrally located Rho/Rac binding domain, while the kinase domain is located at the N-terminus. CIT is likely a homodimer that is activated by a conformational change upon RHO/RAC1 binding (Madaule et al. 1995).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
8543060 A novel partner for the GTP-bound forms of rho and rac

Madaule, P, Furuyashiki, T, Reid, T, Ishizaki, T, Watanabe, G, Morii, N, Narumiya, S

FEBS Lett. 1995
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