We have investigated the role of the essential Rho1 GTPase in cell integrity signaling in budding yeast. Conditional rho1 mutants display a cell lysis defect that is similar to that of mutants in the cell integrity signaling pathway mediated by protein kinase C (Pkc1), which is suppressed by overexpression of Pkc1.rho1 mutants are also impaired in pathway activation in response to growth at elevated temperature. Pkc1 co-immunoprecipitates with Rho1 in yeast extracts, and recombinant Rho1 associates with Pkc1 in vitro in a GTP-dependent manner. Recombinant Rho1 confers upon Pkc1 the ability to be stimulated by phosphatidylserine, indicating that Rho1 controls signal transmission through Pkc1.
We have not found any resources mentioned in this publication.
SciCrunch is a data sharing and display platform. Anyone can create a custom portal where they can select searchable subsets of hundreds of data sources, brand their web pages and create their community. SciCrunch will push data updates automatically to all portals on a weekly basis. User communities can also add their own data to SciCrunch, however this is not currently a free service.