Rab11-FIP3 and FIP4 interact with Arf6 and the exocyst to control membrane traffic in cytokinesis

Schonteich, Eric and Fielding, Andrew B. and Matheson, Johanne and Wilson, Gayle and Yu, Xinzi and Hickson, Gilles R X and Srivastava, Sweta and Baldwin, Stephen A and Prekeris, Rytis and Gould, Gwyn W (2005) Rab11-FIP3 and FIP4 interact with Arf6 and the exocyst to control membrane traffic in cytokinesis. EMBO Journal, 24 (19). pp. 3389-99. ISSN 0261-4189

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Abstract

The dual Rab11/Arf binding proteins, family of Rab11-interacting proteins FIP3 and FIP4 function in the delivery of recycling endosomes to the cleavage furrow and are, together with Rab11, essential for completion of abscission, the terminal step of cytokinesis. Here, we report that both FIP3 and FIP4 bind Arf6 in a nucleotide-dependent manner but exhibit differential affinities for Rab11 and Arf6. Both FIP3 and FIP4 can form ternary complexes with Rab11 and Arf6. Arf6 is localised to the furrow and midbody and we show that Arf6-GTP functions to localise FIP3 and FIP4 to midbodies during cytokinesis. Exo70p, a component of the Exocyst complex, also localises to the furrow of dividing cells and interacts with Arf6. We show that depletion of Exo70p leads to cytokinesis failure and an impairment of FIP3 and Rab11 localisation to the furrow and midbody. Moreover, Exo70p co-immunoprecipitates FIP3 and FIP4. Hence, we propose that FIP3 and FIP4 serve to couple Rab11-positive vesicle traffic from recycling endosomes to the cleavage furrow/midbody where they are tethered prior to fusion events via interactions with Arf6 and the Exocyst.

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EMBO Journal
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03 Apr 2018 13:54
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