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Grd19/Snx3p functions as a cargo-specific adapter for retromer-dependent endocytic recycling.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17420293

Amajor function of the endocytic system is the sorting of cargo to various organelles. Endocytic sorting of the yeast reductive iron transporter, which is composed of the Fet3 and Ftr1 proteins, is regulated by available iron. When iron is provided to iron-starved cells, Fet3p-Ftr1p is targeted to the lysosome-like vacuole and degraded. In contrast, when iron is not available, Fet3p-Ftr1p is maintained on the plasma membrane via an endocytic recycling pathway requiring the sorting nexin Grd19/Snx3p, the pentameric retromer complex, and the Ypt6p Golgi Rab GTPase module. A recycling signal in Ftr1p was identified and found to bind directly to Grd19/Snx3p. Retromer and Grd19/Snx3p partially colocalize to tubular endosomes, where they are physically associated. After export from the endosome, Fet3p-Ftr1p transits through the Golgi apparatus for resecretion. Thus, Grd19/Snx3p, functions as a cargo-specific adapter for the retromer complex, establishing a precedent for a mechanism by which sorting nexins expand the repertoire of retromer-dependent cargos.

Pubmed ID: 17420293 RIS Download

Mesh terms: Binding Sites | Carrier Proteins | Cell Membrane | Ceruloplasmin | Endocytosis | Endosomes | Golgi Apparatus | Green Fluorescent Proteins | Iron | Membrane Transport Proteins | Protein Sorting Signals | Protein Structure, Tertiary | Protein Transport | Saccharomyces cerevisiae | Saccharomyces cerevisiae Proteins | Transport Vesicles

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  • Agency: NIGMS NIH HHS, Id: GM61221

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