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DIG2 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"DIG2" - MAP kinase-responsive inhibitor of the Ste12p transcription factor, involved in the regulation of mating-specific genes and the invasive growth pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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DIG2MAP kinase-responsive inhibitor of the Ste12p transcription factor, involved in the regulation of mating-specific genes and the invasive growth pathway; related regulators Dig1p and Dig2p bind to Ste12p; DIG2 and DIG1 are negative regulators of the filamentation and pheromone induced mating program. DIG1 and DIG2 inhibit the transcriptional activity of STE12 by direct protein- protein interaction. DIG2 binds to the DNA binding domain (DBD) of STE12 and thus inhibits transcription when overexpressed (323 aa)    
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STE12
Transcription factor that is activated by a MAPK signaling cascade; activates genes involved in mating or pseudohyphal/invasive growth pathways; cooperates with Tec1p transcription factor to regulate genes specific for invasive growth; Binds to the DNA sequence mediating pheromone induction (called the pheromone response element = PRE) which is found in the upstream control region of several a-, alpha- and haploid- specific genes. Involved in mating of haploids and in pseudohyphae formation in diploids (688 aa)
       
  0.996
DIG1
MAP kinase-responsive inhibitor of the Ste12p transcription factor, involved in the regulation of mating-specific genes and the invasive growth pathway; related regulators Dig1p and Dig2p bind to Ste12p; DIG1 and DIG2 are negative regulators of the filamentation and pheromone induced mating program. DIG1 and DIG2 inhibit the transcriptional activity of STE12 by direct protein- protein interaction. DIG1 colocalizes to promoters with STE12 and redistributes with it during induction of filamentation (by butanol) or mating (by pheromone) to program specific genes, but binding of DIG1 to ST [...] (452 aa)
       
  0.996
KSS1
Mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) involved in signal transduction pathways that control filamentous growth and pheromone response; the KSS1 gene is nonfunctional in S288C strains and functional in W303 strains; Together with closely related FUS3, KSS1 is the final kinase in the signal transduction cascade regulating activation/repression of the mating and filamentation pathways, induced by pheromone and nitrogen/carbon limitation, respectively. Phosphorylated KSS1 activates both pathways, whereas activated FUS3 activates the mating but suppresses the filamentation pathway. KSS1 a [...] (368 aa)
       
  0.992
FUS3
Mitogen-activated serine/threonine protein kinase involved in mating; phosphoactivated by Ste7p; substrates include Ste12p, Far1p, Bni1p, Sst2p; inhibits invasive growth during mating by phosphorylating Tec1p, promoting its degradation; Together with closely related KSS1, FUS3 is the final kinase in the signal transduction cascade regulating activation/repression of the mating and filamentation pathways, induced by pheromone and nitrogen/carbon limitation, respectively. Phosphorylated FUS3 activates the mating but suppresses the filamentation pathway, whereas activated KSS1 activates b [...] (353 aa)
       
  0.977
HMLALPHA1
Silenced copy of ALPHA1 at HML, encoding a transcriptional coactivator involved in the regulation of mating-type alpha-specific gene expression; Mating type proteins are sequence specific DNA-binding proteins that act as master switches in yeast differentiation by controlling gene expression in a cell type-specific fashion. Silenced copy of ALPHA1 at HML (175 aa)
       
 
  0.868
TEC1
Transcription factor targeting filamentation genes and Ty1 expression; Ste12p activation of most filamentation gene promoters depends on Tec1p and Tec1p transcriptional activity is dependent on its association with Ste12p; binds to TCS elements upst /.../f filamentation genes, which are regulated by Tec1p/Ste12p/Dig1p complex; competes with Dig2p for binding to Ste12p/Dig1p; positive regulator of chronological life span; TEA/ATTS DNA-binding domain family member; TEC1 is involved in the activation of TY1 and TY1- mediated gene expression. It is not involved in mating or sporulation processes (486 aa)
       
 
  0.840
ULP1
Protease that specifically cleaves Smt3p protein conjugates; required for cell cycle progression; associates with nucleoporins and may interact with septin rings during telophase; sequestered to the nucleolus under stress conditions; Protease that catalyzes two essential functions in the SUMO pathway- processing of full-length SMT3 to its mature form and deconjugation of SMT3 from targeted proteins. Has an essential role in the G2/M phase of the cell cycle (621 aa)
       
      0.758
STE7
Signal transducing MAP kinase kinase involved in pheromone response, where it phosphorylates Fus3p, and in the pseudohyphal/invasive growth pathway, through phosphorylation of Kss1p; phosphorylated by Ste11p, degraded by ubiquitin pathway; Serine/threonine protein kinase required for cell-type- specific transcription and signal transduction in yeast. It is thought that it is phosphorylated by the ste11 protein kinase and that it can phosphorylate the FUS3 and or KSS1 kinases (515 aa)
           
  0.697
STE5
Pheromone-response scaffold protein that controls the mating decision; binds Ste11p, Ste7p, and Fus3p kinases, forming a MAPK cascade complex that interacts with the plasma membrane and Ste4p-Ste18p; allosteric activator of Fus3p; Component of the pheromone signal transduction pathway. It mediates pheromone signals acting between STE20 and STE11. It is absolutely required for pheromone-induced transcription of FUS1. May play a role in cell-cycle arrest in response to pheromone (917 aa)
           
  0.679
STE11
Signal transducing MEK kinase involved in pheromone response and pseudohyphal/invasive growth pathways where it phosphorylates Ste7p, and the high osmolarity response pathway, via phosphorylation of Pbs2p; regulated by Ste20p and Ste50p; Serine/threonine protein kinase required for cell-type- specific transcription and signal transduction in yeast. It is thought that it phosphorylates the STE7 protein kinase which itself, phosphorylates the FUS3 and or KSS1 kinases (717 aa)
           
  0.678
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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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