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ENTPD5: identification of splicing variants and their impact on cancer survival

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Autor(es):
de Campos, Rafael Paschoal [1, 2] ; Wink, Marcia Rosangela [3, 4] ; Lenz, Guido [1, 2]
Número total de Autores: 3
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Univ Fed Rio Grande Sul UFRGS, Ctr Biotecnol, Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Rio Grande Sul UFRGS, Dept Biofis, Rua Bento Goncalves 9500, Predio 43431 Lab 115, BR-91501970 Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Ciencias Saude Porto Alegre UFCSPA, Dept Ciencias Basicas Saude, Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Ciencias Saude Porto Alegre UFCSPA, Lab Biol Celular, Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 4
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: PURINERGIC SIGNALLING; v. 17, n. 3, p. 467-480, SEP 2021.
Citações Web of Science: 1
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NTPDase5 is a nucleotidase of the endoplasmic reticulum that plays an important role in proteostasis as a regulator of protein N-glycosylation. This enzyme was first identified in hamster as a proto-oncogene activated upon a single nucleotide deletion that causes a frameshift leading to a truncated protein. Truncated NTPDase5 proteins were detected in human samples, but an oncogene was never identified. Searching for transcript variants in the GenBank database and using TCGA data, we discovered that splice variants could originate truncated human NTPDase5 proteins. We identified three main splicing events in the ENTPD5 gene: alternative acceptors, exon skipping, and alternative terminators. The analysis of impact of splicing events in cancers showed that skipping of exon 11-the event that leads to truncated proteins similar in size to the hamster oncogene-does not affect the hazard ratio of most tumors and was, in fact, a protective factor in the only two cancer studies where it was significant. We also identified four main patterns of impact of ENTPD5 in cancer and a potential variant-specific regulation by miR-215. Our findings shed light on a two-decade uncertainty about the origin of truncated NTPDase5 and contribute to the characterization of its impacts in cancer. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 19/15477-3 - Moléculas sinalizadoras na modulação do transcriptoma, fluxo metabólico e produção de saponinas triterpênicas imunoadjuvantes em Quillaja brasiliensis Mart. (Quillajaceae)
Beneficiário:Douglas Silva Domingues
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Regular