Gene Symbol: isp4
Description: OPT oligopeptide transporter family Isp4
Alias: OPT oligopeptide transporter family Isp4
Species: fission yeast

Top Publications

  1. Sato S, Suzuki H, Widyastuti U, Hotta Y, Tabata S. Identification and characterization of genes induced during sexual differentiation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Curr Genet. 1994;26:31-7 pubmed
    ..Disruption of isp6 arrested the cell cycle prior to conjugation and caused a drastic blocking effect on spore formation. ..
  2. Lubkowitz M, Barnes D, Breslav M, Burchfield A, Naider F, Becker J. Schizosaccharomyces pombe isp4 encodes a transporter representing a novel family of oligopeptide transporters. Mol Microbiol. 1998;28:729-41 pubmed
    ..showed significant sequence similarity to three open reading frames (ORFs) with no previously established function: isp4 from Schizosaccharomyces pombe and Saccharomyces cerevisiae YJL212C and YPR194C, identified during the genome ..
  3. Kitamura K, Nakase M, Tohda H, Takegawa K. The Ubiquitin ligase Ubr11 is essential for oligopeptide utilization in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Eukaryot Cell. 2012;11:302-10 pubmed publisher
    ..04c and none of the other 3 OPT proteins (Isp4, Pgt1, and Opt3), whereas only Isp4 was indispensable for tetrapeptide utilization...