Grant Dewson-Publications

Grant Dewson-Publications

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Selected publications

  1. Li MX, Tan IKL, Ma SB, Hockings C, Kratina T, Dengler MA, Alsop AE, Kluck RM, Dewson G. BAK α6 permits activation by BH3-only proteins and homooligomerization via the canonical hydrophobic groove. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 18;114(29):7629-7634. PMID: 28673969.
  2. Bernardini JP, Lazarou M, Dewson G. Parkin and mitophagy in cancer. Oncogene. 2017 Mar;36(10):1315-1327. PMID: 27593930.
  3. Schenk RL, Strasser A, Dewson G. BCL-2: Long and winding path from discovery to therapeutic target. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 Jan 15;482(3):459-469. PMID: 28212732.
  4. Uren RT, O'Hely M, Iyer S, Bartolo R, Shi MX, Brouwer JM, Alsop AE, Dewson G, Kluck RM. Disordered clusters of Bak dimers rupture mitochondria during apoptosis. Elife. 2017 Feb 6;6. pii: e19944. PMID: 28182867.
  5. Ma SB, Nguyen TN, Tan I, Ninnis R, Iyer S, Stroud DA, Menard M, Kluck RM, Ryan MT, Dewson G. Bax targets mitochondria by distinct mechanisms before or during apoptotic cell death: A requirement for VDAC2 or Bak for efficient Bax apoptotic function. Cell Death Differ. 2014. Dec;21(12):1925-35. PMID: 25146925
  6. Ma S, Hockings C, Anwari K, Kratina T, Fennell S, Lazarou M, Ryan MT, Kluck RM, Dewson G. Assembly of the Bak apoptotic pore: a critical role for the Bak protein alpha6 helix in the multimerization of homodimers during apoptosis. The J Biol Chem. 2013 Sep 6;288(36):26027-38. PMID: 23893415.
  7. Czabotar PE, Westphal D, Dewson G, Ma S, Hockings C, Fairlie WD, Lee EF, Yao S, Robin AY, Smith BJ, Huang DC, Kluck RM, Adams JM, Colman PM. Bax crystal structures reveal how BH3 domains activate Bax and nucleate its oligomerization to induce apoptosis. Cell. 2013 Jan 31;152(3):519-31. PMID: 23374347.
  8. Dewson G, Ma S, Frederick P, Hockings C, Tan I, Kratina T, Kluck RM. Bax dimerizes via a symmetric BH3:groove interface during apoptosis. Cell Death Differ. 2012 Apr;19(4):661-70. PMID: 22015607.
  9. Dewson G, Kratina T, Czabotar P, Day CL, Adams JM, Kluck RM. Bak activation for apoptosis involves oligomerization of dimers via their alpha6 helices. Mol Cell. 2009 Nov 25;36(4):696-703. PMID: 19941828.
  10. Dewson G, Kratina T, Sim HW, Puthalakath H, Adams JM, Colman PM, Kluck RM. To trigger apoptosis, Bak exposes its BH3 domain and homodimerizes via BH3:groove interactions. Mol Cell. 2008 May 9;30(3):369-80. PMID: 18471982.

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