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Systematic name YFR044C
Gene name DUG1
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr VI:241437..239992
Primary SGDID S000001940

Description of YFR044C: Cys-Gly metallo-di-peptidase; forms a complex with Dug2p and Dug3p to degrade glutathione (GSH) and other peptides containing a gamma-glu-X bond in an alternative pathway to GSH degradation by gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (Ecm38p)[1][2]


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Protein Details

Protein Localization

Protein identified in a purified mitochondrial extract. [3] [4]



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  1. Ganguli D, et al. (2007) The Alternative Pathway of Glutathione Degradation Is Mediated by a Novel Protein Complex Involving Three New Genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 175(3):1137-51 SGD PMID 17179087
  2. Kaur H, et al. (2009) Dug1p Is a Cys-Gly Peptidase of the {gamma}-Glutamyl Cycle of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Represents a Novel Family of Cys-Gly Peptidases. J Biol Chem 284(21):14493-502 SGD PMID 19346245
  3. Ohlmeier S, et al. (2004) The yeast mitochondrial proteome, a study of fermentative and respiratory growth. J Biol Chem 279(6):3956-79 SGD PMID 14597615
  4. submitted by Steffen Ohlmeier on 2004-04-08

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