Gene Symbol: mcp5
Description: dynein-anchoring factor Mcp5/Num1
Alias: mug21, num1, dynein-anchoring factor Mcp5/Num1
Species: fission yeast

Top Publications

  1. Saito T, Okuzaki D, Nojima H. Mcp5, a meiotic cell cortex protein, is required for nuclear movement mediated by dynein and microtubules in fission yeast. J Cell Biol. 2006;173:27-33 pubmed
    ..We show that Mcp5, the homologue of the budding yeast dynein anchor Num1, may be this putative dynein anchor...
  2. Sugiyama T, Sugioka Sugiyama R. Red1 promotes the elimination of meiosis-specific mRNAs in vegetatively growing fission yeast. EMBO J. 2011;30:1027-39 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that Red1 is involved in DSR-directed RNA decay to prevent ectopic expression of meiotic mRNAs in vegetative cells. ..
  3. Fujita I, Yamashita A, Yamamoto M. Dynactin and Num1 cooperate to establish the cortical anchoring of cytoplasmic dynein in S. pombe. J Cell Sci. 2015;128:1555-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Cortical factor Num1 (also known as Mcp5), which was also required for dynein anchoring, bound to dynein independently of dynactin...
  4. Yamashita A, Yamamoto M. Fission yeast Num1p is a cortical factor anchoring dynein and is essential for the horse-tail nuclear movement during meiotic prophase. Genetics. 2006;173:1187-96 pubmed
    ..The num1 deletion mutant shows microtubule dynamics comparable to that in the wild type...