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Systematic name YDL055C
Gene name PSA1
Aliases MPG1, SRB1, VIG9
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr IV:356759..355674
Primary SGDID S000002213

Description of YDL055C: GDP-mannose pyrophosphorylase (mannose-1-phosphate guanyltransferase), synthesizes GDP-mannose from GTP and mannose-1-phosphate in cell wall biosynthesis; required for normal cell wall structure[1][2]


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  1. Hashimoto H, et al. (1997) Saccharomyces cerevisiae VIG9 encodes GDP-mannose pyrophosphorylase, which is essential for protein glycosylation. J Biol Chem 272(26):16308-14 SGD PMID 9195935
  2. Yoda K, et al. (2000) Defect in cell wall integrity of the yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae caused by a mutation of the GDP-mannose pyrophosphorylase gene VIG9. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 64(9):1937-41 SGD PMID 11055399

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