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AXL1 protein (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - STRING interaction network
"AXL1" - Haploid specific endoprotease that performs one of two N-terminal cleavages during maturation of a-factor mating pheromone in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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AXL1Haploid specific endoprotease that performs one of two N-terminal cleavages during maturation of a-factor mating pheromone; required for axial budding pattern of haploid cells; Probable protease. Involved in axial budding (1208 aa)    
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BUD4
Involved in bud-site selection and required for the axial budding pattern; localizes with septins to bud neck in mitosis and may constitute an axial landmark for next round of budding; required for the formation of a double septin ring, and generall /.../the organization of septin structures; potential Cdc28p substrate; Required for establishment of the axial budding pattern in haploid cells. Cooperates with other bud site selection proteins to recognize a spatial landmark during mitosis and they subsequently become a landmark for downstream polarity establishment factors that coordina [...] (1447 aa)
       
 
  0.938
BUD5
GTP/GDP exchange factor for Rsr1p (Bud1p) required for both axial and bipolar budding patterns; mutants exhibit random budding in all cell types; GDP-GTP exchange factor (GEF) for the small GTPase BUD1/RSR1. Regulates the activity of BUD1 together with BUD2 which is a GTPase-activating protein (GAP) of BUD1. Required to produce both the axial and bipolar patterns of bud site selection. Determines the orientation of division axis. Overexpression can suppress mutations in PRP20 which is the GEF for GSP1. May be a cytoplasmic GEF for GSP1. Might also act on the Ras-like protein CDC42. App [...] (642 aa)
     
 
  0.906
AXL2
Integral plasma membrane protein required for axial budding in haploid cells, localizes to the incipient bud site and bud neck; glycosylated by Pmt4p; potential Cdc28p substrate; Required for haploid cells axial budding pattern. Acts as an anchor to help direct new growth components and/or polarity establishment components like the BUD5 GTP/GDP exchange factor to localize at the cortical axial budding site. Regulates septin organization in late G1 independently of its role in polarity-axis determination (823 aa)
           
  0.904
BUD8
Protein involved in bud-site selection; diploid mutants display a unipolar budding pattern instead of the wild-type bipolar pattern, and bud at the proximal pole; May be involved in positioning the distal bud pole signal (603 aa)
       
 
  0.813
BUD3
Protein involved in bud-site selection and required for axial budding pattern; localizes with septins to bud neck in mitosis and may constitute an axial landmark for next round of budding; Co-assembles with BUD4 at bud sites. BUD4 and BUD3 may cooperate to recognize a spatial landmark (the neck filaments) during mitosis and they subsequently become a landmark for establishing the axial budding pattern in G1 (1636 aa)
           
  0.795
RAX1
Protein involved in bud site selection during bipolar budding; localization requires Rax2p; has similarity to members of the insulin-related peptide superfamily; Required for the establishment of the bipolar budding pattern. Involved in selecting bud sites at both the distal and proximal poles of daughter cells as well as near previously used division sites on mother cells. Has a role in the localization of BUD8, the distal bipolar budding landmark, and of BUD9, the proximal pole landmark (435 aa)
     
 
  0.770
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)
       
 
  0.759
RSR1
GTP-binding protein of the ras superfamily required for bud site selection, morphological changes in response to mating pheromone, and efficient cell fusion; localized to the plasma membrane; significantly similar to mammalian Rap GTPases; Involved in development of cell polarity during the cell division cycle, and essential for bud emergence. RSR1 and CDC24 interact functionally and perhaps physically (272 aa)
           
  0.749
STE24
Highly conserved zinc metalloprotease that functions in two steps of a-factor maturation, C-terminal CAAX proteolysis and the first step of N-terminal proteolytic processing; contains multiple transmembrane spans; Proteolytically removes the C-terminal three residues of farnesylated A-factor mating pheromone. Also acts to cleave the N- terminal extension of the pheromone. Does not act on Ras (453 aa)
           
  0.741
BUD9
Protein involved in bud-site selection; mutant has increased aneuploidy tolerance; diploid mutants display a unipolar budding pattern instead of the wild-type bipolar pattern, and bud at the distal pole; May be involved in positioning the proximal bud pole signal (547 aa)
           
  0.740
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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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