Serum- and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 regulates ubiquitin ligase neural precursor cell-expressed, developmentally down-regulated protein 4-2 by inducing interaction with 14-3-3

Vivek Bhalla, Dorothée Daidié, Hongyan Li, Alan C. Pao, Lila P. LaGrange, Jian Wang, Alain Vandewalle, James D. Stockand, Olivier Staub, David Pearce

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Abstract

Serum- and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) is an aldosterone-regulated early response gene product that regulates the activity of several ion transport proteins, most notably that of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC). Recent evidence has established that SGK1 phosphorylates and inhibits Nedd4-2 (neural precursor cell-expressed, developmentally down-regulated protein 4-2), a ubiquitin ligase that decreases cell surface expression of the channel and possibly stimulates its degradation. The mechanistic basis for this SGK1-induced Nedd4-2 inhibition is currently unknown. In this study we show that SGK1-mediated phosphorylation of Nedd4-2 induces its interaction with members of the 14-3-3 family of regulatory proteins. Through functional characterization of Nedd4-2-mutant proteins, we demonstrate that this interaction is required for SGK1-mediated inhibition of Nedd4-2. The concerted action of SGK1 and 14-3-3 appears to disrupt Nedd4-2-mediated ubiquitination of ENaC, thus providing a mechanism by which SGK1 modulates the ENaC-mediated Na+ current. Finally, the expression pattern of 14-3-3 is also consistent with a functional role in distal nephron Na+ transport. These results demonstrate a novel, physiologically significant role for 14-3-3 proteins in modulating ubiquitin ligase-dependent pathways in the control of epithelial ion transport.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3073-3084
Number of pages12
JournalMolecular Endocrinology
Volume19
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Endocrinology

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