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The Atf1 transcription factor is a target for the Sty1 stress-activated MAP kinase pathway in fission yeast.
The atf1+ gene of Schizosaccharomyces pombe encodes a bZIP transcription factor with strong homology to the mammalian factor ATF-2. ATF-2 is regulated through phosphorylation in mammalian cells byExpand
In yeast, RAS proteins are controlling elements of adenylate cyclase
S. cerevisiae strains containing RAS2val19, a RAS2 gene with a missense mutation analogous to one that activates the transforming potential of mammalian ras genes, have growth and biochemicalExpand
Three different genes in S. cerevisiae encode the catalytic subunits of the cAMP-dependent protein kinase
We have isolated three genes (TPK1, TPK2, and TPK3) from the yeast S. cerevisiae that encode the catalytic subunits of the cAMP-dependent protein kinase. Gene disruption experiments demonstrated thatExpand
Regulation of the fission yeast transcription factor Pap1 by oxidative stress: requirement for the nuclear export factor Crm1 (Exportin) and the stress-activated MAP kinase Sty1/Spc1.
The fission yeast Sty1 stress-activated MAP kinase is crucial for the cellular response to a variety of stress conditions. Accordingly, sty1- cells are defective in their response to nutrientExpand
Cloning and characterization of BCY1, a locus encoding a regulatory subunit of the cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
We have cloned a gene (BCY1) from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae that encodes a regulatory subunit of the cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase. The encoded protein has a structural organizationExpand
Mutations in Dynein Link Motor Neuron Degeneration to Defects in Retrograde Transport
Degenerative disorders of motor neurons include a range of progressive fatal diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), spinal-bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA), and spinal muscular atrophyExpand
A new group of conserved coactivators that increase the specificity of AP-1 transcription factors
THE Jun proteins are nuclear proteins that combine with Fos proteins to form a gene-regulatory protein, AP-1. They have highly conserved DNA-binding and dimerization domains, resulting in almostExpand
SCH9, a gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that encodes a protein distinct from, but functionally and structurally related to, cAMP-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunits.
A new gene, SCH9, was isolated from Saccharomyces cerevisiae by its ability to complement a cdc25ts mutation. Sequence analysis indicates that it encodes a 90,000-dalton protein with aExpand
The NDA3 gene of fission yeast encodes β-tubulin: A cold-sensitive nda3 mutation reversibly blocks spindle formation and chromosome movement in mitosis
The cells of a cold-sensitive mutant nda3-KM311 of the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe were arrested highly synchronously at a step similar to mitotic prophase when incubated at a restrictiveExpand
Two Kinesin-like Kin I Family Proteins in Fission Yeast Regulate the Establishment of Metaphase and the Onset of Anaphase A
BACKGROUND Metaphase is thought to be a force-equilibrium state of "tug of war," in which poleward forces are pulling kinetochores and counteracting the cohesive forces between the centromeres.Expand
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