Signaling Pathway And Proteins
p130Cas/BCAR1 is an adaptor protein that regulates multiple signaling pathways leading to cell adhesion, migration, invasion, apoptosis, hypoxia and mechanical forces. p130Cas/BCAR1 plays a role in cell transformation and cancer progression and alterations of p130Cas/BCAR1 expression and the resulting activation of selective signalling are determinants for the occurrence of different types of human tumors.
The N-terminal region of paxillin is rich in protein–protein interaction sites. The proteins that bind to paxillin are diverse and include protein tyrosine kinases, structural proteins and regulators of actin organization. The C-terminal region consists of four tandem LIM domains.