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Systematic name YGL061C
Gene name DUO1
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr VII:389711..388968
Primary SGDID S000003029

Description of YGL061C: Essential subunit of the Dam1 complex (aka DASH complex), couples kinetochores to the force produced by MT depolymerization thereby aiding in chromosome segregation; is transferred to the kinetochore prior to mitosis[1][2][3][4]


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  1. Li Y, et al. (2002) The mitotic spindle is required for loading of the DASH complex onto the kinetochore. Genes Dev 16(2):183-97 SGD PMID 11799062
  2. Miranda JJ, et al. (2005) The yeast DASH complex forms closed rings on microtubules. Nat Struct Mol Biol 12(2):138-43 SGD PMID 15640796
  3. Westermann S, et al. (2005) Formation of a dynamic kinetochore- microtubule interface through assembly of the Dam1 ring complex. Mol Cell 17(2):277-90 SGD PMID 15664196
  4. Westermann S, et al. (2006) The Dam1 kinetochore ring complex moves processively on depolymerizing microtubule ends. Nature 440(7083):565-9 SGD PMID 16415853

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