Involvement of type 2C phosphatase in the dephosphorylation of 26 kDa phosphoprotein in rat parotid acinar cells

Noriko Yokoyama, Miki Hara Yokoyama, Takayasu Kobayashi, Shinri Tamura, Shunsuke Furuyama, Hiroshi Sugiya

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    Abstract

    Posphorylation of three particulate proteins with molecular masses of 34, 26, and 22 kDa was stimulated in the presence of cyclic AMP / 3-isobutyl-1-methylxanthine in saponin-permeabilized rat parotid acinar cells. When the particulate fraction isolated from the cells labeled with [γ-32P]ATP was incubated at 30°C, dephosphorylation of the 26 kDa phosphoprotein occurred in the presence of Mg2+ or Mn2+. Okadaic acid had no effect on the Mg2+-dependent dephosphorylation of the 26 kDa phosphoprotein. Addition of the recombinant type 2C phosphatase, Mg2+-dependent and okadaic acid-insensitive phosphatase, caused a remarkable dephosphorylation of the 26 kDa phosphoprotein. These observations strongly suggest type 2C phosphatase is involved in the dephosphorylation of the 26 kDa phosphoprotein.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)497-503
    Number of pages7
    JournalBiochemical and biophysical research communications
    Volume200
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994 Apr 15

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biophysics
    • Biochemistry
    • Molecular Biology
    • Cell Biology

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