VAC8 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"VAC8" - Phosphorylated and palmitoylated vacuolar membrane protein in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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VAC8Phosphorylated and palmitoylated vacuolar membrane protein; interacts with Atg13p, required for the cytoplasm-to-vacuole targeting (Cvt) pathway; interacts with Nvj1p to form nucleus-vacuole junctions; Functions in both vacuole inheritance and protein targeting from the cytoplasm to vacuole (578 aa)    
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Regulatory subunit of the Atg1p signaling complex; stimulates Atg1p kinase activity; required for vesicle formation during autophagy and the cytoplasm-to-vacuole targeting (Cvt) pathway; involved in Atg9p, Atg23p, and Atg27p cycling; Activates the ATG1 kinase in a nutritional condition dependent manner through the TOR pathway, leading to autophagy. Required for autophosphorylation of ATG1 at ’Thr-226’ and its dimerization. May also be involved in the regulation of autophagy through SNF1. Involved in ATG9 and ATG23 cycling through the pre- autophagosomal structure. Also involved in cyto [...] (738 aa)
Phosphoprotein involved in vacuole inheritance; degraded in late M phase of the cell cycle; acts as a vacuole-specific receptor for myosin Myo2p; Vacuole-specific MYO2 receptor required for vacuole inheritance. Binds simultaneously to MYO2 and to VAC8, a vacuolar membrane protein, forming a transport complex which moves the attached vacuole membrane along actin cables into the bud. Once the vacuole arrives in the bud, VAC17 is degraded, depositing the vacuole in its correct location (423 aa)
Nuclear envelope protein, anchored to the nuclear inner membrane, that interacts with the vacuolar membrane protein Vac8p to promote formation of nucleus-vacuole junctions during piecemeal microautophagy of the nucleus (PMN); Involved in the formation of nucleus-vacuole (NV) junctions during piecemeal microautophagy of the nucleus (PMN). NV junctions are interorganelle interfaces mediated by NVJ1 in the nuclear envelope and VAC8 on the vacuole membrane. Together, NVJ1 and VAC8 form Velcro-like patches through which teardrop-like portions of the nucleus are pinched off into the vacuolar [...] (321 aa)
Palmitoyltransferase for Vac8p, required for vacuolar membrane fusion; contains an Asp-His-His-Cys-cysteine rich (DHHC-CRD) domain; autoacylates; required for vacuolar integrity under stress conditions; Palmitoyltransferase specific for VAC8. Palmitoylates VAC8 at one or more of its N-terminal cysteine residues, which is required for its proper membrane localization (336 aa)
One of two type V myosin motors (along with MYO4) involved in actin-based transport of cargos; required for the polarized delivery of secretory vesicles, the vacuole, late Golgi elements, peroxisomes, and the mitotic spindle; Myosin heavy chain that is required for the cell cycle- regulated transport of various organelles and proteins for their segregation. Functions by binding with its tail domain to receptor proteins on organelles and exerting force with its N-terminal motor domain against actin filaments, thereby transporting its cargo along polarized actin cables. Essential for the [...] (1574 aa)
Protein ser/thr kinase required for vesicle formation in autophagy and the cytoplasm-to-vacuole targeting (Cvt) pathway; structurally required for phagophore assembly site formation; during autophagy forms a complex with Atg13p and Atg17p; Serine/threonine protein kinase involved in the cytoplasm to vacuole transport (Cvt) and found to be essential in autophagy, where it is required for the formation of autophagosomes. Involved in the clearance of protein aggregates which cannot be efficiently cleared by the proteasome. Required for selective autophagic degradation of the nucleus (nucl [...] (897 aa)
Syntaxin-like vacuolar t-SNARE; functions with Vam7p in vacuolar protein trafficking; mediates docking/fusion of late transport intermediates with the vacuole; has an acidic di-leucine sorting signal and C-terminal transmembrane region; Required for vacuolar assembly. Provides the t-SNARE function in a late step of the vacuolar assembly. Required for homotypic vacuole membrane fusion, autophagy and fusion of biosynthetic transport vesicles with the vacuole. Required for the delivery of alpha-factor receptor-ligand complexes to the vacuole (283 aa)
Subunit of TORC1 (Tor1p or Tor2p-Kog1p-Lst8p-Tco89p), a complex that regulates growth in response to nutrient availability; cooperates with Ssd1p in the maintenance of cellular integrity; deletion strains are hypersensitive to rapamycin; Component of TORC1, which regulates multiple cellular processes to control cell growth in response to environmental signals. Nutrient limitation and environmental stress signals cause inactivation of TORC1. Active TORC1 positively controls ribosome biogenesis via control of rRNA, ribosomal protein and tRNA gene expression, and rRNA processing. TORC1 po [...] (799 aa)
Protein involved in cis-Golgi membrane traffic; v-SNARE that interacts with two t-SNARES, Sed5p and Pep12p; required for multiple vacuolar sorting pathways; t-SNARE found in various SNARE complexes involved in multiple transport pathways. The composition of the t-SNARE complexes is specific for a limited number of v-SNAREs and therefore allows only the vesicles carrying the matching v-SNARE to fuse (217 aa)
Component of the EGO and GSE complexes; EGO is involved in the regulation of microautophagy and GSE is required for proper sorting of amino acid permease Gap1p; loss results in a defect in vacuolar acidification; Component of the GSE complex, a GTPase complex required for intracellular sorting of GAP1 out of the endosome. Component of the EGO complex, a complex involved in the regulation of microautophagy (184 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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