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Systematic name YNL189W
Gene name SRP1
Aliases KAP60, SCM1
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr XIV:284260..285888
Primary SGDID S000005133

Description of YNL189W: Karyopherin alpha homolog, forms a dimer with karyopherin beta Kap95p to mediate import of nuclear proteins, binds the nuclear localization signal of the substrate during import; may also play a role in regulation of protein degradation[1][2]


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  1. Enenkel C, et al. (1995) Identification of a yeast karyopherin heterodimer that targets import substrate to mammalian nuclear pore complexes. J Biol Chem 270(28):16499-502 SGD PMID 7622450
  2. Tabb MM, et al. (2000) Evidence for separable functions of Srp1p, the yeast homolog of importin alpha (Karyopherin alpha): role for Srp1p and Sts1p in protein degradation. Mol Cell Biol 20(16):6062-73 SGD PMID 10913188

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