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Description of YGR014W: Mucin family member involved in the Cdc42p- and MAP kinase-dependent filamentous growth signaling pathway; also functions as an osmosensor in parallel to the Sho1p-mediated pathway; potential Cdc28p substrate
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Transmembrane Domain GxxxG
The transmembrane domain of Msb2 shows homology with the SKG6/AXL2 alpha-helix transmembrane domain (IPR014805). In particular, this domain begins with iiGlviGvvvG. The presence of two, overlapping GxxxG motifs  strongly indicates that Msb2 dimerises.
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- Bender A and Pringle JR (1989) Multicopy suppression of the cdc24 budding defect in yeast by CDC42 and three newly identified genes including the ras-related gene RSR1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86(24):9976-80 SGD PMID 2690082
- Cullen PJ, et al. (2004) A signaling mucin at the head of the Cdc42- and MAPK-dependent filamentous growth pathway in yeast. Genes Dev 18(14):1695-708 SGD PMID 15256499
- O'Rourke SM and Herskowitz I (2002) A third osmosensing branch in Saccharomyces cerevisiae requires the Msb2 protein and functions in parallel with the Sho1 branch. Mol Cell Biol 22(13):4739-49 SGD PMID 12052881
- Ubersax JA, et al. (2003) Targets of the cyclin-dependent kinase Cdk1. Nature 425(6960):859-64
SGD PMID 14574415 Cite error: Invalid
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- Senes A, Engel DE and DeGrado WF (2004) Folding of helical membrane proteins: the role of polar, GxxxG-like and proline motifs. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2004 14(4):465-79. PMID 15313242
- submitted by Jeff Ubersax on 2004-01-27
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