Systematic molecular profiling of inhibitor response to the clinical missense mutations of ErbB family kinases in human gastric cancer

In this study, systematic inhibitor response to ErbB missense mutations in gastric cancer (GC) is investigated by combining computational analysis and experimental assay. The response profile is created for 6 ATP-competitive, reversible inhibitors against 9, 17, 5 and 17 GC-associated missense mutations of ErbB1, ErbB2, ErbB3 and ErbB4 kinase domains, respectively. From the profile a number of potential resistant and sensitive responses are identified theoretically. It is suggested that most ErbB mutations have only a modest effect on inhibitor binding, but few that are located around the kinase active site can influence the binding significantly. Structural examination reveals that steric hindrance and allosteric effect are primarily responsible for inhibitor resistance and sensitivity, respectively. Two ErbB2 mutations, namely V777L and T862A, are predicted to cause effective resistance on inhibitors TAK285 and Lapatinib, respectively. Kinase assays consistently observe that the mutations can reduce inhibitor activity by 4.9-fold and 2.4-fold, with IC50 changing from 29 to 16 nM (wild type) to 83 and 39 nM (mutant) for TAK285 and Lapatinib, respectively.Graphical abstract
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