SFN dimer binds BAX

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R-HSA-6803892
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Reaction [binding]
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Homo sapiens
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SFN (14-3-3-sigma) dimer forms a complex with BAX. Binding of SFN to BAX prevents BAX translocation from cytosol to mitochondria, thus inhibiting cytochrome C release and apoptosis. SFN therefore promotes G2 cell cycle arrest while simultaneously preventing apoptosis (Samuel et al. 2001).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11574543 The G2/M regulator 14-3-3sigma prevents apoptosis through sequestration of Bax

Samuel, T, Weber, HO, Rauch, P, Verdoodt, B, Eppel, JT, McShea, A, Hermeking, H, Funk, JO

J. Biol. Chem. 2001
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