Agonist-dependent recruitment of phosphoinositide 3-kinase to the membrane by beta-adrenergic receptor kinase 1. A role in receptor sequestration.

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Agonist-dependent desensitization of the beta-adrenergic receptor requires translocation and activation of the beta-adrenergic receptor kinase1 by liberated Gbetagamma subunits. Subsequent internalization of agonist-occupied receptors occurs as a result of the binding of beta-arrestin to the phosphorylated receptor followed by interaction with the AP2 adaptor and clathrin proteins. Receptor internalization is known to require D-3 phosphoinositides that are generated by the action of phosphoinositide 3-kinase. Phosphoinositide 3-kinases form a family of lipid kinases that couple signals via receptor tyrosine kinases and G-protein-coupled receptors. The molecular mechanism by which phosphoinositide 3-kinase acts to promote beta-adrenergic receptor internalization is not well understood. In the present investigation we demonstrate a novel finding that beta-adrenergic receptor kinase 1 and phosphoinositide 3-kinase form a cytosolic complex, which leads to beta-adrenergic receptor kinase 1-mediated translocation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase to the membrane in an agonist-dependent manner. Furthermore, agonist-induced translocation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase results in rapid interaction with the receptor, which is of functional importance, since inhibition of phosphoinositide 3-kinase activity attenuates beta-adrenergic receptor sequestration. Therefore, agonist-dependent recruitment of phosphoinositide 3-kinase to the membrane is an important step in the process of receptor sequestration and links phosphoinositide 3-kinase to G-protein-coupled receptor activation and sequestration.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Naga Prasad, SV; Barak, LS; Rapacciuolo, A; Caron, MG; Rockman, HA

Published Date

  • June 1, 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 276 / 22

Start / End Page

  • 18953 - 18959

PubMed ID

  • 11259422

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9258

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1074/jbc.M102376200


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States