Published in Cancer Weekly, August 9th, 2005
"The novel small GTPases Rin and Rit are close relatives of Ras, and recent studies show that they play a role in mediating neuronal differentiation. However, the direct effectors of Rin and Rit have yet to be fully characterized," wrote M. Hoshino and colleagues, National Institute of Neuroscience in Tokyo.
They continued, "Here we showed that Rin and Rit directly bind to the PDZ domain of PAR6, a cell polarity-regulating protein, in a GTP-dependent manner both in vivo and in vitro. Moreover, Rin and Rit can form...
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