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STE18 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"STE18" - G protein gamma subunit, forms a dimer with Ste4p to activate the mating signaling pathway, forms a heterotrimer with Gpa1p and Ste4p to dampen signaling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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STE18G protein gamma subunit, forms a dimer with Ste4p to activate the mating signaling pathway, forms a heterotrimer with Gpa1p and Ste4p to dampen signaling; C-terminus is palmitoylated and farnesylated, which are required for normal signaling; Implicated in the pheromone 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 (110 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
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
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)
     
  0.997
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)
     
  0.993
FAR1
Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor that mediates cell cycle arrest in response to pheromone; also forms a complex with Cdc24p, Ste4p, and Ste18p that may specify the direction of polarized growth during mating; potential Cdc28p substrate; Inhibitor of the cyclin-dependent kinase CDC28. Necessary for cell cycle arrest. Involved in pheromone response. Contributes to mating efficiency. Required for oriented polarization of yeast cells in response to mating pheromones (830 aa)
     
  0.963
STE20
Cdc42p-activated signal transducing kinase of the PAK (p21-activated kinase) family; involved in pheromone response, pseudohyphal/invasive growth, vacuole inheritance, down-regulation of sterol uptake; GBB motif binds Ste4p; MAP4K component of the MAPK pathway required for the mating pheromone response, haploid invasive growth and diploid pseudohyphal development. Links the pheromone response G-protein beta gamma subunits to downstream signaling components. Needed for mating in haploid cells, induction of a mating-specific gene FUS1, induction of mating-specific morphologies, and phero [...] (939 aa)
         
  0.950
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)
       
 
  0.920
STE2
Receptor 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)
     
   
  0.910
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)
           
  0.894
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)
           
  0.894
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)
           
  0.891
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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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