UPC2 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"UPC2" - Sterol regulatory element binding protein, induces transcription of sterol biosynthetic genes and of DAN/TIR gene products in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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UPC2Sterol regulatory element binding protein, induces transcription of sterol biosynthetic genes and of DAN/TIR gene products; Ecm22p homolog; relocates from intracellular membranes to perinuclear foci on sterol depletion; Transcription factor that is involved in activation of anaerobic genes such as DAN/TIR cell wall mannoprotein genes and YML083c. Appears to bind to anaerobic response elements (AR1) with the consensus sequence 5’-TCGTTYAG-3’ present in the promoter regions of DAN/TIR genes. Involved in sterol uptake and regulation of the sterol biosynthesis. Binds to sterol regulatory e [...] (913 aa)    
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C-8 sterol isomerase, catalyzes the isomerization of the delta-8 double bond to the delta-7 position at an intermediate step in ergosterol biosynthesis; Catalyzes the reaction which results in unsaturation at C-7 in the B ring of sterols (222 aa)
Lanosterol 14-alpha-demethylase; catalyzes the C-14 demethylation of lanosterol to form 4,4’’-dimethyl cholesta-8,14,24-triene-3-beta-ol in the ergosterol biosynthesis pathway; member of the cytochrome P450 family; associated and coordinately regula /.../th the P450 reductase Ncp1p; Catalyzes C14-demethylation of lanosterol which is critical for ergosterol biosynthesis. It transforms lanosterol into 4,4’-dimethyl cholesta-8,14,24-triene-3-beta-ol (530 aa)
Heme-dependent repressor of hypoxic genes; contains an HMG domain that is responsible for DNA bending activity; Transcription factor that represses the expression of HEM13, COX5B, ANB1, CYC7 or AAC3 (hypoxic function). Binds to the DNA sequence 5’-RRRTAACAAGAG-3’ (368 aa)
Nuclear transcription factor with two Cys2-His2 zinc fingers; involved in repression of a subset of hypoxic genes by Rox1p, repression of several DAN/TIR genes during aerobic growth, and repression of ergosterol biosynthetic genes; can form the [MOT /.../ion; Transcription factor that affects the expression of a large set of genes. Recognizes and binds to the consensus sequence 5’-[CAT]AGG[TC]A-3’ in the promoter region. Plays a major role in the repression of a specific subset of hypoxic genes (e.g. ANB1, DAN1 and HEM13) under aerobic conditions. Acts synergistically with the transcri [...] (490 aa)
Elongase, involved in fatty acid and sphingolipid biosynthesis; synthesizes very long chain 20-26-carbon fatty acids from C18-CoA primers; involved in regulation of sphingolipid biosynthesis; Component of a microsomal membrane bound long-chain fatty acid elongation system, which produces the 20-26-carbon very long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA) from long-chain fatty acid precursors and is involved ceramide and inositol sphingolipid biosynthesis. Component of elongase III, which synthesizes 20-26- carbon fatty acids from 18-carbon-fatty acyl-CoA primers such as stearoyl-CoA by incorporation [...] (345 aa)
Delta(24)-sterol C-methyltransferase, converts zymosterol to fecosterol in the ergosterol biosynthetic pathway by methylating position C-24; localized to both lipid particles and mitochondrial outer membrane; Catalyzes the methyl transfer from S-adenosyl-methionine to the C-24 of zymosterol to form fecosterol (383 aa)
Cell wall mannoprotein with similarity to Tir1p, Tir2p, Tir3p, and Tir4p; expressed under anaerobic conditions, completely repressed during aerobic growth; Component of the cell wall (298 aa)
C-14 sterol reductase, acts in ergosterol biosynthesis; mutants accumulate the abnormal sterol ignosterol (ergosta-8,14 dienol), and are viable under anaerobic growth conditions but inviable on rich medium under aerobic conditions; Reduces the C14=C15 double bond of 4,4-dimethyl- cholesta-8,14,24-trienol to produce 4,4-dimethyl-cholesta-8,24- dienol (438 aa)
Squalene epoxidase, catalyzes the epoxidation of squalene to 2,3-oxidosqualene; plays an essential role in the ergosterol-biosynthesis pathway and is the specific target of the antifungal drug terbinafine; Catalyzes the first oxygenation step in sterol biosynthesis and is suggested to be one of the rate-limiting enzymes in this pathway (496 aa)
Phosphatidylinositol transfer protein (PITP) controlled by the multiple drug resistance regulator Pdr1p, localizes to lipid particles and microsomes, controls levels of various lipids, may regulate lipid synthesis, homologous to Pdr17p; Has phosphatidylinositol transfer activity. Involved in the regulation of the phospholipid composition of plasma- and endomembranes. Altering plasma membrane composition may provide a possible mechanism for multidrug resistance. Involved in the regulation of sterol biosynthesis. Contributes to efficient phospholipase D1 activation in the regulation of p [...] (351 aa)
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Saccharomyces cerevisiae
NCBI taxonomy Id: 4932
Other names: Candida robusta, Pachytichospora, S. cerevisiae, Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces capensis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Saccharomyces italicus, Saccharomyces oviformis, Saccharomyces uvarum var. melibiosus, lager beer yeast, yeast
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