Summary of probe development efforts to identify inhibitors of insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by accumulation of amyloid beta-protein (A-beta; Abeta) in brain regions involved in memory and cognition (1). The steady-state levels of Abeta reflect a balance between its production via beta- and gamma-secretases and its catabolism by proteolytic degradation (2-4). Because Abeta cleavage products are less neurotoxic than intact Abeta, enzymes that more ..
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Source (MLPCN Center Name): The Scripps Research Institute Molecular Screening Center (SRIMSC)
Affiliation: The Scripps Research Institute, TSRI
Assay Provider: Malcolm Leissring, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Network: Molecular Library Probe Production Centers Network (MLPCN)
Grant Proposal Number: 1 R03 DA024888-01
Grant Proposal PI: Malcolm Leissring
External Assay ID: IDE_INH_SUMMARY
Name: Summary of probe development efforts to identify inhibitors of insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE).
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by accumulation of amyloid beta-protein (A-beta; Abeta) in brain regions involved in memory and cognition (1). The steady-state levels of Abeta reflect a balance between its production via beta- and gamma-secretases and its catabolism by proteolytic degradation (2-4). Because Abeta cleavage products are less neurotoxic than intact Abeta, enzymes that cleave Abeta are of therapeutic interest for AD. In fact, upregulation of Abeta-degrading proteases can prevent AD-like pathology in beta-amyloid precursor protein (APP) transgenic mice (5), suggesting that enhancing AB degradation may be therapeutic in human AD. Insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE) is an Abeta-degrading zinc metalloprotease that requires a free thiol and bivalent cations to degrade extracellular Abeta in neurons and other cell types (6-8). The deduced sequence of IDE shares little homology to other proteinases, including cysteine, metallo-, serine, or aspartic proteases (9). Most IDE is localized inside the cell (10), where it can degrade internalized insulin (11), insulin-like growth factors I and II (12), and amylin (13), which make IDE an attractive target for type-2 diabetes. However, since IDE has also been found in the extracellular space and at the plasma membrane (6), it can function as a principal protease in Abeta catabolism (5, 14, 15). IDE secretion is not dependent upon the classical secretion pathway (16). Studies showing reduced IDE levels in human AD patients (17, 18), combined with increased brain AB levels in IDE-deficient mice (14, 15), and association studies suggesting that IDE variants may be associated with AD severity (19-23), suggest that the identification of compounds that selectively modulate IDE activity will present as important tools for the study of IDE function, AD, and diabetes.
Summary of Probe Development Effort:
This probe development effort is focused on the identification of IDE inhibitors. All AIDs that contain results associated with this project can be found in the "Related Bioassays" section of this Summary AID.
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