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- The Ubiquitin Code of NODs Signaling Pathways in Health and Disease
- NOD2 and inflammation: current insights
- NOD proteins: regulators of inflammation in health and disease
- NOD-Like Receptors: Master Regulators of Inflammation and Cancer
The Ubiquitin Code of NODs Signaling Pathways in Health and Disease
Cytosolic NOD-like receptors NLRs have been associated with human diseases including infections, cancer, and autoimmune and inflammatory disorders. These innate immune pattern recognition molecules are essential for controlling inflammatory mechanisms through induction of cytokines, chemokines, and anti-microbial genes. Moreover, NLRs and their downstream signaling components engage in an intricate crosstalk with cell death and autophagy pathways, both critical processes for cancer development. Recently, increasing evidence has extended the concept that chronic inflammation caused by abberant NLR signaling is a powerful driver of carcinogenesis, where it abets genetic mutations, tumor growth, and progression. In this review, we explore the rapidly expanding area of research regarding the expression and functions of NLRs in different types of cancers.
NOD2 and inflammation: current insights
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The nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain NOD protein, NOD2, belonging to the intracellular NOD-like receptor family, detects conserved motifs in bacterial peptidoglycan and promotes their clearance through activation of a proinflammatory transcriptional program and other innate immune pathways, including autophagy and endoplasmic reticulum stress. An inactive form due to mutations or a constitutive high expression of NOD2 is associated with several inflammatory diseases, suggesting that balanced NOD2 signaling is critical for the maintenance of immune homeostasis. In this review, we discuss recent developments about the pathway and mechanisms of regulation of NOD2 and illustrate the principal functions of the gene, with particular emphasis on its central role in maintaining the equilibrium between intestinal microbiota and host immune responses to control inflammation. Furthermore, we survey recent studies illustrating the role of NOD2 in several inflammatory diseases, in particular, inflammatory bowel disease, of which it is the main susceptibility gene. The human body is constantly in contact with a myriad of microorganisms, either pathogens or commensals. Innate immune system, which provides a first line of defense against many common microbes, is essential for an appropriate tissue homoeostasis as well as for common bacterial infections, and its dysfunction leads to infectious, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Innate immune response relies on recognition of evolutionarily conserved structures on the microorganisms, termed pathogen-associated molecular patterns PAMPs , through a limited number of germ line-encoded pattern recognition receptors PRRs present on the host cell surface or in the intracellular compartments.
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NOD proteins: regulators of inflammation in health and disease
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Atherosclerosis is crucially fueled by inflammatory pathways including pattern recognition receptor PRR -related signaling of the innate immune system. Currently, the impact of the cytoplasmic PRRs nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-containing protein NOD 1 and 2 is incompletely characterized. Deficiency of Nod1 and Nod2 led to reduced plaque lipid deposition and inflammatory cell infiltration in atherosclerotic plaques. This might be explained by diminished plasma lipid levels and foam cell formation due to altered expression of key regulators of the hepatic cholesterol pathway as well as differential intestinal cholesterol metabolism and microbiota composition. Elevated levels of blood cholesterol and vascular inflammation are considered as the primary triggers of cardiovascular disease due to atherosclerosis, a chronic disease of arteries [ 15 ].
NOD-Like Receptors: Master Regulators of Inflammation and Cancer
Innate immunity constitutes the first line of defense, fundamental for the recognition and the initiation of an inflammatory response against microorganisms. The innate immune response relies on the sensing of microbial-associated molecular patterns through specialized structures such as toll-like receptors TLRs and the nucleotide oligomerization domain- NOD- like receptors NLRs. In the gut, these tasks are performed by the epithelial barrier and the presence of adaptive and innate immune mechanisms. TLRs and NLRs are distributed throughout the gastrointestinal mucosa, being more expressed in the epithelium, and in lamina propria immune and nonimmune cells. These innate immunity receptors exhibit complementary biological functions, with evidence for pathways overlapping. However, as tolerance is the predominant physiological response in the gastrointestinal mucosa, it appears that the TLRs are relatively downregulated, while NLRs play a critical role in mucosal defense in the gut.
NOD1 and NOD2 belong to the family of intracellular Nod-like receptors NLRs that are involved in the maintenance of tissue homeostasis and host defense against bacteria and some viruses. When sensing such microbes, those NLRs act as hitherto scaffolding proteins for activating multiple downstream inflammatory signaling pathways to promote the production of cytokines and chemokines that are ultimately important for pathogen clearance. In recent years, substantial advances have been made on our understanding of a contextual series of intracellular processes that regulate such group of innate immune molecules, including phosphorylation and ubiquitination.
Mediators of Inflammation
NOD2 nucleotide-binding and oligomerization domain 2 was initially reported as a susceptibility gene for Crohn's disease, with several studies focused on elucidating its molecular mechanism in the progression of Crohn's disease. Various mutations in NOD2 have been reported, with NOD2 loss of function being associated with the development of Crohn's disease and other autoimmune diseases. These results suggest that NOD2 not only has an immune stimulatory function, but also an immune regulatory function. Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the arterial wall; its pathologic progression is highly dependent on the immune balance. This immune balance is regulated by infiltrating monocytes and macrophages, both of which express NOD2. These findings indicate a potential role of NOD2 in atherosclerosis.
Correa; NOD-like receptors: major players and targets in the interface between innate immunity and cancer. Innate immunity comprises several inflammation-related modulatory pathways which receive signals from an array of membrane-bound and cytoplasmic pattern recognition receptors PRRs. Disruption of those signals may lead to a number of pro-inflammatory conditions, eventually promoting the onset of human malignancies. In this review, we describe the structures and functions of the most well-defined NLR proteins and highlight their association and biological impact on a diverse number of cancers. The innate immune system is our first line of defense against infections from an enormous diversity of microbes and viruses. The human innate immunity relies on a wide range of receptors and complex downstream networks which respond against infectious pathogens.
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