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Systematic name YAR050W
Gene name FLO1
Aliases FLO2, FLO4
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr I:203403..208016
Primary SGDID S000000084

Description of YAR050W: Lectin-like protein involved in flocculation, cell wall protein that binds to mannose chains on the surface of other cells, confers floc-forming ability that is chymotrypsin sensitive and heat resistant; similar to Flo5p[1][2]


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  1. Hodgson JA, et al. (1985) Discrimination by heat and proteinase treatments between flocculent phenotypes conferred on Saccharomyces cerevisiae by the genes FLO1 and FLO5. J Gen Microbiol 131(12):3219-27 SGD PMID 3913741
  2. Kobayashi O, et al. (1998) Region of FLO1 proteins responsible for sugar recognition. J Bacteriol 180(24):6503-10 SGD PMID 9851992

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