Publications by authors named "Jacob Stroh"

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The IMiD target CRBN determines HSP90 activity toward transmembrane proteins essential in multiple myeloma.

Mol Cell 2021 03 10;81(6):1170-1186.e10. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Department of Medicine III, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany; TranslaTUM, Center for Translational Cancer Research, Technical University of Munich, 81675 Munich, Germany; German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), 69120 Heidelberg, Germany. Electronic address:

The complex architecture of transmembrane proteins requires quality control (QC) of folding, membrane positioning, and trafficking as prerequisites for cellular homeostasis and intercellular communication. However, it has remained unclear whether transmembrane protein-specific QC hubs exist. Here we identify cereblon (CRBN), the target of immunomodulatory drugs (IMiDs), as a co-chaperone that specifically determines chaperone activity of HSP90 toward transmembrane proteins by means of counteracting AHA1. This function is abrogated by IMiDs, which disrupt the interaction of CRBN with HSP90. Among the multiple transmembrane protein clients of CRBN-AHA1-HSP90 revealed by cell surface proteomics, we identify the amino acid transporter LAT1/CD98hc as a determinant of IMiD activity in multiple myeloma (MM) and present an Anticalin-based CD98hc radiopharmaceutical for MM radio-theranostics. These data establish the CRBN-AHA1-HSP90 axis in the biogenesis of transmembrane proteins, link IMiD activity to tumor metabolism, and nominate CD98hc and LAT1 as attractive diagnostic and therapeutic targets in MM.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2020.12.046DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7980223PMC
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