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Conserved RNA Helicase FRH Acts Nonenzymatically to Support the Intrinsically Disordered Neurospora Clock Protein FRQ

Overview of attention for article published in Molecular Cell, December 2013
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Title
Conserved RNA Helicase FRH Acts Nonenzymatically to Support the Intrinsically Disordered Neurospora Clock Protein FRQ
Published in
Molecular Cell, December 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.molcel.2013.11.005
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Authors

Jennifer M. Hurley, Luis F. Larrondo, Jennifer J. Loros, Jay C. Dunlap

Abstract

Protein conformation dictates a great deal of protein function. A class of naturally unstructured proteins, termed intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), demonstrates that flexibility in structure can be as important mechanistically as rigid structure. At the core of the circadian transcription/translation feedback loop in Neurospora crassa is the protein FREQUENCY (FRQ), shown here shown to share many characteristics of IDPs. FRQ in turn binds to FREQUENCY-Interacting RNA Helicase (FRH), whose clock function has been assumed to relate to its predicted helicase function. However, mutational analyses reveal that the helicase function of FRH is not essential for the clock, and a region of FRH distinct from the helicase region is essential for stabilizing FRQ against rapid degradation via a pathway distinct from its typical ubiquitin-mediated turnover. These data lead to the hypothesis that FRQ is an IDP and that FRH acts nonenzymatically, stabilizing FRQ to enable proper clock circuitry/function.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 3%
Poland 1 3%
United States 1 3%
Unknown 34 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 38%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 16%
Researcher 5 14%
Student > Bachelor 5 14%
Student > Postgraduate 2 5%
Other 5 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 49%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 35%
Social Sciences 3 8%
Psychology 1 3%
Energy 1 3%
Other 1 3%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 April 2015.
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#1,263,011
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#23
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