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Integral roles for Rev-erb alpha and Rev-erb beta in the circadian clock function [ChIP_seq]

Identifiers: SRA: SRP009472
BioProject: PRJNA156459
GEO: GSE34019
Study Type: 
Abstract: The circadian clock acts at the genomic level to coordinate internal behavioral and physiologic rhythms via the CLOCK-BMAL transcriptional heterodimer. Although the nuclear receptors REV-ERBa and ß have been proposed to contribute to clock function, their precise roles and importance remain unresolved. To establish their regulatory potential we generated comparative cistromes of both Rev-erb isoforms, which revealed shared recognition at over ~50% of their total sites and extensive overlap with the master clock regulator Bmal. While Rev-erba has been shown to directly regulate Bmal expression, the cistromic analysis reveals a more profound connection between Bmal and Rev-erba and ß regulatory circuits than previously suspected. Genes within the intersection of the Bmal and Rev-erb cistromes are highly enriched for both clock and metabolic functions. As predicted by the cistromic analysis, dual depletion of Rev-erba/ß function by creating double-knockout mice (DKOs) profoundly disrupted circadian expression of core clock and lipid homeostatic genes. As a result, DKOs show strikingly altered circadian wheel-running behavior and deregulated lipid metabolism. These data reveal an integral role of Rev-erba/ß in clock function as well as provide a cistromic basis for the integration of circadian rhythm and metabolism. Overall design: Identification of Reverb alpha and Reverb beta binding sites in mouse liver at ZT8
Center Project: GSE34019
External Link: /pubmed:22460952

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