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Systematic name YML008C
Gene name ERG6
Aliases ISE1, LIS1, SED6, VID1
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr XIII:252990..251839
Primary SGDID S000004467

Description of YML008C: Delta(24)-sterol C-methyltransferase, converts zymosterol to fecosterol in the ergosterol biosynthetic pathway by methylating position C-24; localized to both lipid particles and mitochondrial outer membrane[1][2][3][4][5]


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  1. Gaber RF, et al. (1989) The yeast gene ERG6 is required for normal membrane function but is not essential for biosynthesis of the cell-cycle-sparking sterol. Mol Cell Biol 9(8):3447-56 SGD PMID 2677674
  2. Lees ND, et al. (1995) Cloning of the late genes in the ergosterol biosynthetic pathway of Saccharomyces cerevisiae--a review. Lipids 30(3):221-6 SGD PMID 7791529
  3. Paltauf F, et al. (1992) Regulation and compartmentalization of lipid synthesis in yeast. Pp. 415-500 in The Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Yeast Saccharomyces: Gene Expression, edited by Jones EW, Pringle JR and Broach JR. Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press SGD PMID
  4. Parks LW, et al. (1995) Biochemical and physiological effects of sterol alterations in yeast--a review. Lipids 30(3):227-30 SGD PMID 7791530
  5. Zahedi RP, et al. (2006) Proteomic analysis of the yeast mitochondrial outer membrane reveals accumulation of a subclass of preproteins. Mol Biol Cell 17(3):1436-50 SGD PMID 16407407

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