description
The protein levels of aurora kinase A (AURKA) during mitotic entry and in early mitosis can be reduced by the action of the SCF-FBXL7 E3 ubiquitin ligase complex consisting of SKP1, CUL1, RBX1 and FBXL7 subunits. FBXL7 is the substrate recognition subunit of the SCF-FBXL7 complex that associates with the centrosome-bound AURKA, promoting its ubiquitination and proteasome-mediated degradation. Overexpression of FBXL7 results in G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis (Coon et al. 2011).FBXL7 protein levels are down-regulated by the action of the SCF-FBXL18 E3 ubiquitin ligase complex, consisting of SKP1, CUL1, RBX1 and the substrate recognition subunit FBXL18. FBXL18 binds to the FQ motif of FBXL7, targeting it for ubiquitination and proteasome-mediated degradation, counteracting its pro-apoptotic activity (Liu et al. 2015). Cell cycle stage-dependency of down-regulation of FBXL7 by FBXL18 is unknown

external resources
NCBI:1457807
REACTOME:R-HSA-8854050
PUBMED:25654763
PUBMED:22306998

genes
PSMA1 , PSMA2 , PSMA3 , PSMA4 , PSMA5 , PSMA6 , PSMA7 , PSMB1 , PSMB2 , PSMB3 , PSMB4 , PSMB5 , PSMB6 , PSMB7 , PSMB8 , PSMB9 , PSMB10 , PSMC1 , PSMC2 , PSMC3 , PSMC4 , PSMC5 , PSMC6 , PSMD1 , PSMD2 , PSMD3 , PSMD4 , PSMD5 , PSMD7 , PSMD8 , PSMD9 , PSMD10 , PSMD11 , PSMD12 , PSMD13 , PSME1 , PSME2 , RPS27A , SKP1 , AURKA , UBA52 , UBB , UBC , SEM1 , CUL1 , PSMF1 , PSMD6 , RBX1 , PSME3 , PSMD14 , FBXL7 , PSME4 , FBXL18 , PSMB11 , PSMA8 , C7orf76 , LOC100506136 ,