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Figure 1 | Cell Communication and Signaling

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From: Graded inhibition of oncogenic Ras-signaling by multivalent Ras-binding domains

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MSOR inhibit oncogenic Ras-induced signaling. (A) Schematic presentation of the EGFP-fused RBD mono- and oligomers explored in this study. The different mono- di and trivalent probes (R1, R2, R3) are composed of either wild-type or mutant c-Raf-derived RBDs. The RBD-mutations R59A (*) and R59A/N64D (**) are abbreviated by (A) and (A/D), respectively. Oligovalent probes consisting of two or three RBDs are collectively described as MSOR for m ultivalent s cavengers of o ncogenic R as. (B) The influence of RBD monomers and MSOR on Ras-induced signaling was studied in NIH3T3 cells transiently expressing K-RasG12V, HA-tagged Erk2 and mono-, di- or trivalent EGFP-RBDs (wild type or R59A-mutant). Cell lysates were subjected to western blot analysis detecting phosphorylated and total Erk2 and expression of EGFP-RBD-constructs. Signals from four independent experiments were quantified and expressed as ratio of phosphorylated and total Erk2.

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