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STE2 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"STE2" - Receptor for alpha-factor pheromone in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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STE2Receptor for alpha-factor pheromone; seven transmembrane-domain GPCR that interacts with both pheromone and a heterotrimeric G protein to initiate the signaling response that leads to mating between haploid a and alpha cells; Receptor for the peptide pheromone alpha factor, the mating factor of yeast (431 aa)    
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STE6
Plasma membrane ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter required for the export of a-factor, catalyzes ATP hydrolysis coupled to a-factor transport; contains 12 transmembrane domains and two ATP binding domains; expressed only in MATa cells; STE6 is required in yeast MATA cells for production of A-factor pheromone. STE6 is involved in the transport of the farnesyl-derivation of the A-factor pheromone (1290 aa)
     
   
  0.998
MFA2
Mating pheromone a-factor, made by a cells; interacts with alpha cells to induce cell cycle arrest and other responses leading to mating; biogenesis involves C-terminal modification, N-terminal proteolysis, and export; also encoded by MFA1; The active factor is excreted into the culture medium by haploid cells of the A mating type and acts on cells of the opposite mating type (type alpha). It mediates the conjugation process between the two types by inhibiting the initiation of DNA synthesis in type alpha cells and synchronizing them with type A (38 aa)
     
   
  0.997
GPA1
GTP-binding alpha subunit of the heterotrimeric G protein that couples to pheromone receptors; negatively regulates the mating pathway by sequestering G(beta)gamma and by triggering an adaptive response; activates Vps34p at the endosome; Alpha subunit of the heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide- binding protein (G protein) that mediates mating pheromone signal transduction. Binding of alpha-factor or a-factor to its cognate transmembrane receptor STE2 and STE3, respectively, allows the receptor to serve as a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) on GPA1. The exchange of GDP for GTP on [...] (472 aa)
     
  0.997
MFA1
Mating pheromone a-factor, made by a cells; interacts with alpha cells to induce cell cycle arrest and other responses leading to mating; biogenesis involves C-terminal modification, N-terminal proteolysis, and export; also encoded by MFA2; The active factor is excreted into the culture medium by haploid cells of the A mating type and acts on cells of the opposite mating type (type alpha). It mediates the conjugation process between the two types by inhibiting the initiation of DNA synthesis in type alpha cells and synchronizing them with type A (36 aa)
     
   
  0.994
MF(ALPHA)1
Mating pheromone alpha-factor, made by alpha cells; interacts with mating type a cells to induce cell cycle arrest and other responses leading to mating; also encoded by MF(ALPHA)2, although MF(ALPHA)1 produces most alpha-factor; The active factor is excreted into the culture medium by haploid cells of the alpha mating type and acts on cells of the opposite mating type (type A). It mediates the conjugation process between the two types by inhibiting the initiation of DNA synthesis in type a cells and synchronizing them with type alpha (165 aa)
       
  0.993
AGA2
Adhesion subunit of a-agglutinin of a-cells, C-terminal sequence acts as a ligand for alpha-agglutinin (Sag1p) during agglutination, modified with O-linked oligomannosyl chains, linked to anchorage subunit Aga1p via two disulfide bonds; Receptor binding subunit of the a-agglutinin heterodimer. S.cerevisiae a and alpha cells express the complementary cell surface glycoproteins a-agglutinin and alpha- agglutinin, respectively, which interact with one another to promote cellular aggregation during mating (87 aa)
     
   
  0.988
BAR1
Aspartyl protease secreted into the periplasmic space of mating type a cells, helps cells find mating partners, cleaves and inactivates alpha factor allowing cells to recover from alpha-factor-induced cell cycle arrest; This protein called "barrier activity" is excreted by yeast cells mating type a. It is probably a protease that cleaves alpha-factor and thus acts as an antagonist of this mating pheromone and establishes optimal pheromone concentration for conjugation (587 aa)
     
   
  0.987
STE4
G protein beta subunit, forms a dimer with Ste18p to activate the mating signaling pathway, forms a heterotrimer with Gpa1p and Ste18p to dampen signaling; may recruit Rho1p to the polarized growth site during mating; contains WD40 repeats; Implicated in the a- and alpha-factor response pathway. The beta and gamma chains of the putative yeast mating response pathway G protein play a positive role in initiation of the mating response. The beta and gamma chains are required for the GTPase activity, for replacement of GDP by GTP, and for G protein- effector interaction (423 aa)
     
 
  0.984
SST2
GTPase-activating protein for Gpa1p, regulates desensitization to alpha factor pheromone; also required to prevent receptor-independent signaling of the mating pathway; member of the RGS (regulator of G-protein signaling) family; Desensitization to alpha-factor pheromone. Is involved in regulating the signaling pathway for responding to mating pheromone (698 aa)
     
 
  0.976
STE3
Receptor for a factor pheromone, couples to MAP kinase cascade to mediate pheromone response; transcribed in alpha cells and required for mating by alpha cells, ligand bound receptors endocytosed and recycled to the plasma membrane; GPCR; Receptor for the peptide pheromone a factor (470 aa)
       
 
  0.968
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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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