Gene Symbol: Sym
Description: Symplekin
Alias: CG2097, Dmel\CG2097, Symp, dSymp, symplekin, CG2097-PA, Sym-PA
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Yang X, Burch B, Yan Y, Marzluff W, Dominski Z. FLASH, a proapoptotic protein involved in activation of caspase-8, is essential for 3' end processing of histone pre-mRNAs. Mol Cell. 2009;36:267-78 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that FLASH is an essential factor required for 3' end maturation of histone mRNAs in both vertebrates and invertebrates and suggest a potential link between this process and apoptosis. ..
  2. Tatomer D, Rizzardi L, Curry K, Witkowski A, Marzluff W, Duronio R. Drosophila Symplekin localizes dynamically to the histone locus body and tricellular junctions. Nucleus. 2014;5:613-25 pubmed publisher
    The scaffolding protein Symplekin is part of multiple complexes involved in generating and modifying the 3' end of mRNAs, including cleavage-polyadenylation, histone pre-mRNA processing and cytoplasmic polyadenylation...
  3. Sullivan K, Steiniger M, Marzluff W. A core complex of CPSF73, CPSF100, and Symplekin may form two different cleavage factors for processing of poly(A) and histone mRNAs. Mol Cell. 2009;34:322-32 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrate that Symplekin, CPSF73, and CPSF100 are present in a stable complex and interact with histone-specific processing factors...
  4. Kennedy S, Frazier M, Steiniger M, Mast A, Marzluff W, Redinbo M. Crystal structure of the HEAT domain from the Pre-mRNA processing factor Symplekin. J Mol Biol. 2009;392:115-28 pubmed publisher
    ..responsible for processing both canonical and histone pre-mRNAs contains the approximately 1160-residue protein Symplekin. Secondary-structural prediction algorithms identified putative HEAT domains in the 300 N-terminal residues of ..
  5. Luo Y, Yogesha S, Cannon J, Yan W, Ellington A, Brodbelt J, et al. novel modifications on C-terminal domain of RNA polymerase II can fine-tune the phosphatase activity of Ssu72. ACS Chem Biol. 2013;8:2042-52 pubmed publisher
    ..abolish Ser5 dephosphorylation by Ssu72, we determined the kinetic and structural properties of Drosophila Ssu72-symplekin in complex with the CTD peptide with consecutive phosphorylated Thr4 and Ser5...
  6. Michalski D, Steiniger M. In vivo characterization of the Drosophila mRNA 3' end processing core cleavage complex. RNA. 2015;21:1404-18 pubmed publisher
    A core cleavage complex (CCC) consisting of CPSF73, CPSF100, and Symplekin is required for cotranscriptional 3' end processing of all metazoan pre-mRNAs, yet little is known about the in vivo molecular interactions within this complex...