Abstract Title:

Resveratrol targets TyrRS acetylation to protect against radiation-induced damage.

Abstract Source:

FASEB J. 2019 Apr 2:fj201802474RR. Epub 2019 Apr 2. PMID: 30939244

Abstract Author(s):

Piaoyang Gao, Na Li, Kaihua Ji, Yan Wang, Chang Xu, Yang Liu, Qin Wang, Jihan Wang, Ningning He, Zhijuan Sun, Liqing Du, Qiang Liu

Article Affiliation:

Piaoyang Gao


Resveratrol (RSV) has broad prospective applications as a radiation protection drug, but its mechanism of action is not yet clear. Here, we found that 5μM RSV can effectively reduce the cell death caused by irradiation. Irradiation leads to G/M phase arrest in the cell cycle, whereas RSV treatment increases S-phase cell cycle arrest, which is associated with sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) regulation. Meanwhile, RSV promotes DNA damage repair, mainly by accelerating the efficiency of homologous recombination repair. Under oxidative stress, tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase (TyrRS) is transported to the nucleus to protect against DNA damage. RSV can promote TyrRS acetylation, thus promoting TyrRS to enter the nucleus, where it regulates the relevant signaling proteins and reduces apoptosis and DNA damage. SIRT1 is a deacetylase, and SIRT1 knockdown or inhibition can increase TyrRS acetylation levels, further reducing radiation-induced apoptosis after RSV treatment. Our study revealed a new radiation protection mechanism for RSV, in which the acetylation of TyrRS and its translocation into the nucleus is promoted, and this mechanism may also represent a novel protective target against irradiation.-Gao, P., Li, N., Ji, K., Wang, Y., Xu, C., Liu, Y., Wang, Q., Wang, J., He, N., Sun, Z., Du, L., Liu, Q. Resveratrol targets TyrRS acetylation to protect against radiation-induced damage.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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