Gene Symbol: ksg1
Description: serine/threonine protein kinase Ksg1
Alias: serine/threonine protein kinase Ksg1
Species: fission yeast

Top Publications

  1. Niederberger C, Schweingruber M. A Schizosaccharomyces pombe gene, ksg1, that shows structural homology to the human phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase PDK1, is essential for growth, mating and sporulation. Mol Gen Genet. 1999;261:177-83 pubmed
    ..Two such mutants (ksg1-208 and ksg1-358) were analyzed, which are impaired in mating and sporulation at 30 degrees C and undergo growth ..
  2. Matsuo T, Kubo Y, Watanabe Y, Yamamoto M. Schizosaccharomyces pombe AGC family kinase Gad8p forms a conserved signaling module with TOR and PDK1-like kinases. EMBO J. 2003;22:3073-83 pubmed
  3. Gräub R, Hilti N, Niederberger C, Schweingruber M. Ksg1, a homologue of the phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase 1, controls cell wall integrity in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. J Basic Microbiol. 2003;43:473-82 pubmed
    It has previously been shown that the Schizosaccharomyces pombe mutant ksg1-358 has a mating and sporulation defect at 30 degrees C and that it is temperature sensitive for growth at 35 degrees C...
  4. Tang Y, McLeod M. In vivo activation of protein kinase A in Schizosaccharomyces pombe requires threonine phosphorylation at its activation loop and is dependent on PDK1. Genetics. 2004;168:1843-53 pubmed
    ..We isolated ksg1, the fission yeast ortholog of mammalian PDK1, as a suppressor of growth defects caused by loss of the stress-..
  5. Nakashima A, Otsubo Y, Yamashita A, Sato T, Yamamoto M, Tamanoi F. Psk1, an AGC kinase family member in fission yeast, is directly phosphorylated and controlled by TORC1 and functions as S6 kinase. J Cell Sci. 2012;125:5840-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, phosphorylation of the hydrophobic motif is catalyzed by TORC1 in vivo and in vitro. Ksg1, a homolog of PDK1, is also important for Psk1 phosphorylation in the activation loop and for its activity...
  6. Saitoh S, Mori A, Uehara L, Masuda F, Soejima S, Yanagida M. Mechanisms of expression and translocation of major fission yeast glucose transporters regulated by CaMKK/phosphatases, nuclear shuttling, and TOR. Mol Biol Cell. 2015;26:373-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These results clarify the evolutionarily conserved molecular mechanisms underlying glucose homeostasis, which are essential for preventing hyperglycemia in humans. ..
  7. Madrid M, Jiménez R, Sánchez Mir L, Soto T, Franco A, Vicente Soler J, et al. Multiple layers of regulation influence cell integrity control by the PKC ortholog Pck2 in fission yeast. J Cell Sci. 2015;128:266-80 pubmed publisher
    ..growth and in response to different stresses is mediated by the phosphoinositide-dependent kinase (PDK) ortholog Ksg1 and an autophosphorylation mechanism...