Gene Set: BIOCARTA_BARR_MAPK_PATHWAY

Standard name BIOCARTA_BARR_MAPK_PATHWAY
Systematic name M668
Brief description Role of fl-arrestins in the activation and targeting of MAP kinases
Full description or abstract The binding of -arrestins to agonist-occupied GPCRs triggers the assembly of a MAP kinase activation complex using -arrestin as a scaffold, with subsequent activation of a -arrestin-bound pool of ERK1/2. The receptor-arrestinERK complexes are localized to endosomal vesicles, and their formation does not result in nuclear translocation of activated ERK1/2 or stimulation of cell proliferation. The function of -arrestin-bound ERK1/2 is presently unknown. Activation of ERK1/2 by -arrestin scaffolds may favor the phosphorylation of plasma membrane, cytosolic, or cytoskeletal ERK1/2 substrates, or it may lead to transcriptional activation through the ERK-dependent activation of other kinases. The model depicts -arrestin scaffolding of the ERK1/2 MAP kinase cascade, based upon data obtained with the protease-activated PAR2 and angiotensin AT1a receptors. A similar mechanism has been proposed for regulation of the JNK3 MAP kinase cascade by AT1a receptors.
Collection C2: curated gene sets
      CP:BIOCARTA: BioCarta gene sets
Source publication  
Exact source  
Related gene sets  
External links http://cgap.nci.nih.gov/Pathways/BioCarta/h_barr-mapkPathway
http://cgap.nci.nih.gov/Genes/PathGeneQuery?PAGE=1&ORG=Hs&PATH=h_barr-mapkPathway
Organism Homo sapiens
Contributed by BioCarta
Source platform EntrezGeneIds
Dataset references  
Download gene set format: grp | text | gmt | gmx | xml
Compute overlaps (show collections to investigate for overlap with this gene set)
Compendia expression profiles Human tissue compendium (Novartis)
NCI-60 cell lines (National Cancer Institute)
Advanced query Further investigate these 12 genes
Gene families Categorize these 12 genes by gene family
Show members (show 12 members mapped to 12 genes)
Version history  

See MSigDB license terms here. Please note that certain gene sets have special access terms.