Paper of the Month

Interesting publications on protein-protein interactions

  1. Achala, N. D., Hewage, P., Yao, H., Nammalwar, B., Gnanasekaran, K.K., et al. (2019) Small Molecule Inhibitors of the BfrB–Bfd Interaction Decrease Pseudomonas aeruginosa Fitness and Potentiate Fluoroquinolone Activity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141:
  2. Miles, J. A., Hobor, F., Taylor, J., Tiede, C., Rowell, P.R., Trinh, C. H., Jackson, B., Nadat, F., Kyle, H. F., Wicky, B. I. M., Clarke, J., Tomlinson, D. C., Wilson, A. J., Edwards, T. A. et al. (2019) Selective Affirmers Recognize BCL-2 Family Proteins Through Non-Canonical Structural Motifs. BioRxiv 651364; doi: 10.1101/651364
  3. Wu, Q., Heidenreich, D., Zhou, S., Ackloo, S., Krämer, A., Nakka, K., et al. (2019) A chemical toolbox for the study of bromodomains and epigenetic signaling. Nature Commun. 10: 1915
  4. Cao Q., Shin W. S., Chan H., Vuong C. K., Dubois B., et al. (2018) Inhibiting amyloid-β cytotoxicity through its interaction with the cell surface receptor LilrB2 by structure-based design. Nat. Chem. 10, 1213-1221
  5. Rogers J. M., Passioura T. & Suga H. (2018) Nonproteinogenic deep mutational scanning of linear and cyclic peptides. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 115: 10959-10964
  6. McArthur K., Whitehead L.W., Heddleston J.M., Li L., Padman B.S., at al. (2018) BAK/BAX macropores facilitate mitochondrial herniation and mtDNA efflux during apoptosis. Science, 359 (6378): eaao6047
  7. Ramaswamy K., Forbes L., Minuesa G., Gindin, T.; Brown, F., et al. (2018) Peptidomimetic blockade of MYB in acute myeloid leukemia. Nature Commun, 9 (1): 11
  8. Hosseinzadeh P., Bhardwaj, G., Mulligan, V. K., Shortridge, M. D., Craven, T. W., et al. (2017) Comprehensive computational design of ordered peptide macrocycles. Science, 358 (6369): 1461-1466.
  9. Gerken P. A., Wolstenhulme J. R., Tumber A., Hatch S. B., Zhang Y. et al. (2017) Discovery of a Highly Selective Cell-Active Inhibitor of the Histone Lysine Demethylases KDM2/7. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56: 15555-15559.
  10. Kategaya L., Di Lello P., Rougé L., Pastor R., Clark K.R., Drummond J., et al. (2017) USP7 small-molecule inhibitors interfere with ubiquitin binding. Nature, 550: 534.
  11. Lasko L.M., Jakob C.G., Edalji R.P., Qiu W., Montgomery D., Digiammarino E.L., et al. (2017) Discovery of a selective catalytic p300/CBP inhibitor that targets lineage-specific tumours. Nature, 550(7674): 128-132.
  12. Bosc N., Kuenemann M. A., Becot J., Vavrusa M., Cerdan A. H., Sperandio O., (2017), Privileged substructures to modulat protein-protein interactions. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 10.1021/acs.jcim.7b00435
  13. Jiang H., Deng R., Yang X., Shang J., Lu S., Zhao Y., Song K., Liu X., Zhang Q., Chen Y., Chinn E., Wu G., Li J., Chen G., Yu J., & Zhang J. (2017) Peptidomimetic inhibitors of APC-Asef interactin block colorectal cancer migration. Nat. Chem. Biol. 13, 994-1001
  14. Grison C.M., Burslem G.M., Miles J.A., Pilsl L.K.A., Yeo D.J., Imani Z., Warriner S.L., Webb M.E. & Wilson A.J. (2017) Double quick, double click reversible peptide “stapling”. Chem. Sci., 8(7): p. 5166-5171.
  15. McCoull, W., Abrams, RD., Anderson, E., Blades, K., Barton, P. et al. (2017) Discovery of Pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine B-Cell Lymphoma 6 (BCL6) Binders and Optimization to High Affinity Macrocyclic Inhibitors. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 60 (10), 4386-4402
  16. Niu, X., Brahmbhatt, H., Mergenthaler, P., Zhang, Z., Sang, J., et al. (2017) A Small-Molecule Inhibitor of Bax and Bak Oligomerization Prevents Genotoxic Cell Death and Promotes Neuroprotection. Cell Chemical Biology 24, 493-506.e5
  17. Berlow, R. B., Dyson, H. J. & Wright, P. E. (2017) Hypersensitive termination of the hypoxic response by a disordered protein switch. Nature 543, 447-451
  18. Kumar, S. & Hamilton, A.D. (2017) Alpha-Helix Mimetics as Modulators of Alpha-Beta Self-Assembly. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139 (16), 5744-5755
  19. Johannes, J. W., Bates, S., et al. (2017) Structure Based Design of Non-Natural Peptidic Macrocyclic Mcl-1 Inhibitors. ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 8, 239-244.
  20. Sarnowski, M. P., Kang, C. W., Elbatrawi, Y. M., Wojtas, L. & Del Valle, J. R. (2017) Peptide N-Amination Supports beta-Sheet Conformation s. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 2083-2086.
  21. Spencer-Smith et al. (2017). Inhibition of RAS function through targeting an allosteric regulatory site. Nature Chemical Biology 13, 62-68 .
  22. Kotchy et al. (2016). The Mcl-1 inhibitor S63845 is tolerable and effective in diverse cancer models. Nature 538, 477-482.
  23. Akcay, G., Belmonte, M.A., Aquila, B., Chuaqui, C. et al. (2016). ” Inhibition of Mcl-1 through covalent modification of a noncatalytic lysine side chain. ” Nat Chem Biol 12, 931-936.
  24. Sable, R., Durek, T., et al. (2016) Constrained Cyclic Peptides as Immunomodulatory Inhibitors of the CD2:CD58 Protein–Protein Interaction. ACS Chem. Biol. 11, 2366-2374
  25. Kim, W., G. H. Bird, et al. (2013). Targeted disruption of the EZH2–EED complex inhibits EZH2-dependent cancer. Nat Chem Biol 9(10): 643-650.
  26. Patrone, J. D., J. P. Kennedy, et al. (2013). Discovery of Protein–Protein Interaction Inhibitors of Replication Protein A. ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters 4(7): 601-605.
  27. Lessene, G., P. E. Czabotar, et al. (2013). Structure-guided design of a selective BCL-XL inhibitor. Nat Chem Biol 9(6): 390-397.
  28. Karatas, H., E. C. Townsend, et al. (2012). High-Affinity, Small-Molecule Peptidomimetic Inhibitors of MLL1/WDR5 Protein–Protein Interaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(2): 669-682.
  29. Ko, E., A. Raghuraman, et al. (2012). Exploring Key Orientations at Protein–Protein Interfaces with Small Molecule Probes. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(1): 167-173.
  30. Guo, Y., C. L. Partch, et al. (2012). Regulating the ARNT/TACC3 Axis: Multiple Approaches to Manipulating Protein/Protein Interactions with Small Molecules. ACS Chemical Biology 8(3): 626-635.
  31. Thiel P, Kaiser M, Ottmann C. (2012) Small-molecule stabilization of protein-protein interactions: an underestimated concept in drug discovery? Angew Chem.;51(9):2012-8. doi: 10.1002/anie.201107616.
  32. Buckley LD, Van Molle I, Gareiss PC, Tae HS, Michel J, Noblin DJ, Jorgensen WL, Ciulli A, Crews CM (2012) Targeting the von Hippel–Lindau E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Using Small Molecules To Disrupt the VHL/HIF-1? Interaction J. Am. Chem. Soc., DOI: 10.1021/ja209924v
  33. Surade S, Blundell TL, (2012) Structural Biology and Drug Discovery of Difficult Targets: The Limits of Ligandability. Chemistry & Biology. Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 42–50
  34. Wanner J, Fry DC, Peng Z, Roberts J. (2011) Druggability assessment of protein-protein interfaces. Future Med Chem. Dec;3(16):2021-38.
  35. Bullock BN, Jochim AL and Arora PS (2011) Assessing Helical Protein Interfaces for Inhibitor Design. J. Am. Chem. Soc. DOI: 10.1021/ja206074j
  36. Morelli X, Bourgeas R and Roche P (2011) Chemical and structural lessons from recent successes in protein-protein interaction inhibition (2P2I). Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 15:475-481
  37. Phillips C, Roberts LR, et al. (2011) Design and Structure of Stapled Peptides Binding to Estrogen Receptors. Journal of the American Chemical Society 133:9696-9699
  38. Patgiri A, Yadav KK, Arora PS and Bar-Sagi D (2011) An orthosteric inhibitor of the Ras-Sos interaction. Nat. Chem. Biol. 7:585-587
  39. Wells JA and McClendon CL (2007) Reaching for high-hanging fruit in drug discovery at protein-protein interfaces. Nature. 450:1001-1009
  40. Vassilev LT, Vu BT, Graves B, et al. (2004) In vivo activation of the p53 pathway by small-molecule antagonists of MDM2. Science. 303:844-848