Type II Activin Receptor (ActRII/ACVR2) phosphorylates Type I Activin Receptor (ActRIB/ACVR1B) in response to NODAL

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R-HSA-1181156
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Homo sapiens
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As inferred from the response of the activin receptor to activin, the type II component of the NODAL receptor phosphorylates the type I component in response to NODAL binding. Experiments with human proteins in frog oocytes show NODAL can signal via the CRIPTO:ACVR1B(ALK4):ACVR2 complex (Yeo and Whitman 2001).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11389842 Nodal signals to Smads through Cripto-dependent and Cripto-independent mechanisms

Yeo, C, Whitman, M

Mol Cell 2001
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protein serine/threonine kinase activity of NODAL:ACVR1B:ACVR2A,B:EGF-CFC [plasma membrane]

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