BAIT

FAR1

cyclin-dependent protein serine/threonine kinase inhibiting protein FAR1, L000000600, YJL157C
CDK inhibitor and nuclear anchor; during the cell cycle Far1p sequesters the GEF Cdc24p in the nucleus; phosphorylation by Cdc28p-Cln results in SCFCdc4 complex-mediated ubiquitin-dependent degradation, releasing Cdc24p for export and activation of GTPase Cdc42p; in response to pheromone, phosphorylation of Far1p by MAPK Fus3p results in association with, and inhibition of Cdc28p-Cln, as well as Msn5p mediated nuclear export of Far1p-Cdc24p, targeting Cdc24p to polarity sites
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (S288c)
PREY

STE50

L000002125, YCL032W
Adaptor protein for various signaling pathways; involved in mating response, invasive/filamentous growth, osmotolerance; acts as an adaptor that links G protein-associated Cdc42p-Ste20p complex to the effector Ste11p to modulate signal transduction
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (S288c)

Phenotypic Enhancement

A genetic interaction is inferred when mutation or overexpression of one gene results in enhancement of any phenotype (other than lethality/growth defect) associated with mutation or over expression of another gene.

Publication

Fus3p and Kss1p control G1 arrest in Saccharomyces cerevisiae through a balance of distinct arrest and proliferative functions that operate in parallel with Far1p.

Cherkasova V, Lyons DM, Elion EA

In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, mating pheromones activate two MAP kinases (MAPKs), Fus3p and Kss1p, to induce G1 arrest prior to mating. Fus3p is known to promote G1 arrest by activating Far1p, which inhibits three Clnp/Cdc28p kinases. To analyze the contribution of Fus3p and Kss1p to G1 arrest that is independent of Far1p, we constructed far1 CLN strains that undergo G1 arrest ... [more]

Genetics Mar. 01, 1999; 151(3);989-1004 [Pubmed: 10049917]

Throughput

  • Low Throughput

Ontology Terms

  • phenotype: pheromone sensitivity (APO:0000037)

Additional Notes

  • Overexpression of Ste50 increases the pheromone sensitivity seen in a Far1/Ste11 double mutant
  • genetic complex

Curated By

  • BioGRID