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Finally, at the C-terminal end of SMG1 is the FAT C-terminal (FATC) domain required for the kinase activity of SMG1 and for protein–protein interaction (Lempiainen and Halazonetis, 2009). The amino acid position is indicated at the top. , 2011). In addition, SMG1 has been involved in another mechanism requiring UPF1 called Staufen-mediated mRNA decay (SMD), which is a decay pathway of specific mRNAs, recognized by the Staufen protein via a secondary structure located in the 3′ UTR of these mRNAs (Park and Maquat, 2013).

It is always possible to hypothesize about a secondary structure that would bring the PABPC1 close in the case of the upper PTC, and not for the downstream PTC because, for these latter, ribosome would read most of this exon and would destabilize the secondary structure, allowing NMD to be activated. Such exceptions need to be further studied, in order to understand why they do not fit the majority of the cases, and then allow improving the existing merge model. 5 Natural Substrates of NMD The role of NMD in eliminating mRNAs harboring a PTC due to a frameshift or nonsense mutation is essential for the cell, in order to prevent the synthesis of failure proteins.

2009). , 2006). Besides its activity in NMD, SMG1 as a PI3 kinase related kinase family member is also involved in other related processings, such as DNA damage response or telomere maintenance. 17 Schematic representation of SMG1 and its functional domain. As member of the PI3K family, SMG1 possesses a Huntington, elongation factor 3, a subunit of PP2A, and TOR1 (HEAT) repeat domain at the N-terminal part. , 2014). Then, the catalytic kinase domain (PIKK) of about 340 amino acids is indicated in yellow, followed by a poorly characterized insertion domain of more than 1000 amino acids (insertion).

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