Gene Symbol: taf5
Description: transcription initiation factor TFIID subunit 5
Alias: taf72, transcription initiation factor TFIID subunit 5
Species: fission yeast

Top Publications

  1. Mitsuzawa H, Ishihama A. Identification of histone H4-like TAF in Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a protein that interacts with WD repeat-containing TAF. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002;30:1952-8 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that the C-terminal region of spTAF72, which largely consists of WD repeats, interacts with spTAF50 in the TFIID and SAGA-like complexes, suggesting a role for the WD repeat domain in the interaction between TAFs. ..
  2. Mitsuzawa H, Seino H, Yamao F, Ishihama A. Two WD repeat-containing TATA-binding protein-associated factors in fission yeast that suppress defects in the anaphase-promoting complex. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:17117-24 pubmed
    ..One multicopy suppressor is the previously reported gene taf72(+), whereas the other is a previously unidentified gene named taf73(+)...
  3. Kimura M, Ishihama A. Tfg3, a subunit of the general transcription factor TFIIF in Schizosaccharomyces pombe, functions under stress conditions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004;32:6706-15 pubmed
    ..Taken together, we propose that Tfg3 is involved in transcriptional regulation under stress conditions, in particular, at high temperatures. ..
  4. Helmlinger D, Marguerat S, Villen J, Gygi S, Bahler J, Winston F. The S. pombe SAGA complex controls the switch from proliferation to sexual differentiation through the opposing roles of its subunits Gcn5 and Spt8. Genes Dev. 2008;22:3184-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, SAGA plays distinct roles in the control of the switch from proliferation to differentiation in S. pombe through the dynamic and opposing activities of Gcn5 and Spt8. ..