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Severe type I interferonopathy and unrestrained interferon signaling due to a homozygous germline mutation in STAT2

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Severe type I interferonopathy and unrestrained interferon signaling due to a homozygous germline mutation in STAT2. / Duncan, Christopher J.A.; Thompson, Benjamin J.; Chen, Rui; Rice, Gillian I.; Gothe, Florian; Young, Dan F.; Lovell, Simon C.; Shuttleworth, Victoria G.; Brocklebank, Vicky; Corner, Bronte; Skelton, Andrew J.; Bondet, Vincent; Coxhead, Jonathan; Duffy, Darragh; Fourrage, Cecile; Livingston, John H.; Pavaine, Julija; Cheesman, Edmund; Bitetti, Stephania; Grainger, Angela; Acres, Meghan; Innes, Barbara A.; Mikulasova, Aneta; Sun, Ruyue; Hussain, Rafiqul; Wright, Ronnie; Wynn, Robert; Zarhrate, Mohammed; Zeef, Leo A.H.; Wood, Katrina; Hughes, Stephen M.; Harris, Claire L.; Engelhardt, Karin R.; Crow, Yanick J.; Randall, Richard E.; Kavanagh, David; Hambleton, Sophie; Briggs, Tracy A.

In: Science Immunology, Vol. 4, No. 42, eaav7501, 13.12.2019.

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Duncan, CJA, Thompson, BJ, Chen, R, Rice, GI, Gothe, F, Young, DF, Lovell, SC, Shuttleworth, VG, Brocklebank, V, Corner, B, Skelton, AJ, Bondet, V, Coxhead, J, Duffy, D, Fourrage, C, Livingston, JH, Pavaine, J, Cheesman, E, Bitetti, S, Grainger, A, Acres, M, Innes, BA, Mikulasova, A, Sun, R, Hussain, R, Wright, R, Wynn, R, Zarhrate, M, Zeef, LAH, Wood, K, Hughes, SM, Harris, CL, Engelhardt, KR, Crow, YJ, Randall, RE, Kavanagh, D, Hambleton, S & Briggs, TA 2019, 'Severe type I interferonopathy and unrestrained interferon signaling due to a homozygous germline mutation in STAT2', Science Immunology, vol. 4, no. 42, eaav7501. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciimmunol.aav7501

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Duncan, C. J. A., Thompson, B. J., Chen, R., Rice, G. I., Gothe, F., Young, D. F., Lovell, S. C., Shuttleworth, V. G., Brocklebank, V., Corner, B., Skelton, A. J., Bondet, V., Coxhead, J., Duffy, D., Fourrage, C., Livingston, J. H., Pavaine, J., Cheesman, E., Bitetti, S., ... Briggs, T. A. (2019). Severe type I interferonopathy and unrestrained interferon signaling due to a homozygous germline mutation in STAT2. Science Immunology, 4(42), [eaav7501]. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciimmunol.aav7501

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Duncan CJA, Thompson BJ, Chen R, Rice GI, Gothe F, Young DF et al. Severe type I interferonopathy and unrestrained interferon signaling due to a homozygous germline mutation in STAT2. Science Immunology. 2019 Dec 13;4(42). eaav7501. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciimmunol.aav7501

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Duncan, Christopher J.A. ; Thompson, Benjamin J. ; Chen, Rui ; Rice, Gillian I. ; Gothe, Florian ; Young, Dan F. ; Lovell, Simon C. ; Shuttleworth, Victoria G. ; Brocklebank, Vicky ; Corner, Bronte ; Skelton, Andrew J. ; Bondet, Vincent ; Coxhead, Jonathan ; Duffy, Darragh ; Fourrage, Cecile ; Livingston, John H. ; Pavaine, Julija ; Cheesman, Edmund ; Bitetti, Stephania ; Grainger, Angela ; Acres, Meghan ; Innes, Barbara A. ; Mikulasova, Aneta ; Sun, Ruyue ; Hussain, Rafiqul ; Wright, Ronnie ; Wynn, Robert ; Zarhrate, Mohammed ; Zeef, Leo A.H. ; Wood, Katrina ; Hughes, Stephen M. ; Harris, Claire L. ; Engelhardt, Karin R. ; Crow, Yanick J. ; Randall, Richard E. ; Kavanagh, David ; Hambleton, Sophie ; Briggs, Tracy A. / Severe type I interferonopathy and unrestrained interferon signaling due to a homozygous germline mutation in STAT2. In: Science Immunology. 2019 ; Vol. 4, No. 42.

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abstract = "Excessive type I interferon (IFNα/β) activity is implicated in a spectrum of human disease, yet its direct role remains to be conclusively proven. We investigated two siblings with severe early-onset autoinflammatory disease and an elevated IFN signature. Whole-exome sequencing revealed a shared homozygous missense Arg148Trp variant in STAT2, a transcription factor that functions exclusively downstream of innate IFNs. Cells bearing STAT2R148W in homozygosity (but not heterozygosity) were hypersensitive to IFNα/β, which manifest as prolonged Janus kinase-signal transducers and activators of transcription (STAT) signaling and transcriptional activation. We show that this gain of IFN activity results from the failure of mutant STAT2R148W to interact with ubiquitin-specific protease 18, a key STAT2-dependent negative regulator of IFNα/β signaling. These observations reveal an essential in vivo function of STAT2 in the regulation of human IFNα/β signaling, providing concrete evidence of the serious pathological consequences of unrestrained IFNα/β activity and supporting efforts to target this pathway therapeutically in IFN-associated disease.",
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AU - Duncan, Christopher J.A.

AU - Thompson, Benjamin J.

AU - Chen, Rui

AU - Rice, Gillian I.

AU - Gothe, Florian

AU - Young, Dan F.

AU - Lovell, Simon C.

AU - Shuttleworth, Victoria G.

AU - Brocklebank, Vicky

AU - Corner, Bronte

AU - Skelton, Andrew J.

AU - Bondet, Vincent

AU - Coxhead, Jonathan

AU - Duffy, Darragh

AU - Fourrage, Cecile

AU - Livingston, John H.

AU - Pavaine, Julija

AU - Cheesman, Edmund

AU - Bitetti, Stephania

AU - Grainger, Angela

AU - Acres, Meghan

AU - Innes, Barbara A.

AU - Mikulasova, Aneta

AU - Sun, Ruyue

AU - Hussain, Rafiqul

AU - Wright, Ronnie

AU - Wynn, Robert

AU - Zarhrate, Mohammed

AU - Zeef, Leo A.H.

AU - Wood, Katrina

AU - Hughes, Stephen M.

AU - Harris, Claire L.

AU - Engelhardt, Karin R.

AU - Crow, Yanick J.

AU - Randall, Richard E.

AU - Kavanagh, David

AU - Hambleton, Sophie

AU - Briggs, Tracy A.

PY - 2019/12/13

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AB - Excessive type I interferon (IFNα/β) activity is implicated in a spectrum of human disease, yet its direct role remains to be conclusively proven. We investigated two siblings with severe early-onset autoinflammatory disease and an elevated IFN signature. Whole-exome sequencing revealed a shared homozygous missense Arg148Trp variant in STAT2, a transcription factor that functions exclusively downstream of innate IFNs. Cells bearing STAT2R148W in homozygosity (but not heterozygosity) were hypersensitive to IFNα/β, which manifest as prolonged Janus kinase-signal transducers and activators of transcription (STAT) signaling and transcriptional activation. We show that this gain of IFN activity results from the failure of mutant STAT2R148W to interact with ubiquitin-specific protease 18, a key STAT2-dependent negative regulator of IFNα/β signaling. These observations reveal an essential in vivo function of STAT2 in the regulation of human IFNα/β signaling, providing concrete evidence of the serious pathological consequences of unrestrained IFNα/β activity and supporting efforts to target this pathway therapeutically in IFN-associated disease.

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