Gene Symbol: ABD1
Description: mRNA (guanine-N7)-methyltransferase
Alias: mRNA (guanine-N7)-methyltransferase
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Schwer B, Saha N, Mao X, Chen H, Shuman S. Structure-function analysis of yeast mRNA cap methyltransferase and high-copy suppression of conditional mutants by AdoMet synthase and the ubiquitin conjugating enzyme Cdc34p. Genetics. 2000;155:1561-76 pubmed
    ..We isolated temperature-sensitive abd1 alleles and found that abd1-ts cells display a rapid shut-off of protein synthesis upon shift to the restrictive ..
  2. Schroeder S, Zorio D, Schwer B, Shuman S, Bentley D. A function of yeast mRNA cap methyltransferase, Abd1, in transcription by RNA polymerase II. Mol Cell. 2004;13:377-87 pubmed
    ..II occupancy at the 5' ends of PGK1, ENO2, GAL1, and GAL10 was reduced by inactivation of the methyltransferase, Abd1, but not the guanylyltransferase, Ceg1, suggesting that Abd1 contributes to stable promoter binding...
  3. Zheng S, Shuman S, Schwer B. Sinefungin resistance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae arising from Sam3 mutations that inactivate the AdoMet transporter or from increased expression of AdoMet synthase plus mRNA cap guanine-N7 methyltransferase. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35:6895-903 pubmed
    ..These results are consistent with the proposal that mRNA cap methylation is a principal target of sinefungin's bioactivity. ..
  4. Mao X, Schwer B, Shuman S. Yeast mRNA cap methyltransferase is a 50-kilodalton protein encoded by an essential gene. Mol Cell Biol. 1995;15:4167-74 pubmed
    ..A likely candidate for the gene encoding yeast cap methyltransferase was singled out on phylogenetic grounds. The ABD1 gene, located on yeast chromosome II, encodes a 436-amino-acid (50-kDa) polypeptide that displays regional ..
  5. McCracken S, Fong N, Rosonina E, Yankulov K, Brothers G, Siderovski D, et al. 5'-Capping enzymes are targeted to pre-mRNA by binding to the phosphorylated carboxy-terminal domain of RNA polymerase II. Genes Dev. 1997;11:3306-18 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that: (1) Pol II-specific capping of nascent transcripts in vivo is enhanced by recruitment of the capping enzymes to the CTD and (2) capping is co-ordinated with CTD phosphorylation. ..
  6. Schroeder S, Schwer B, Shuman S, Bentley D. Dynamic association of capping enzymes with transcribing RNA polymerase II. Genes Dev. 2000;14:2435-40 pubmed
    ..In vitro, the yeast mRNA capping enzymes Ceg1 and Abd1 bind specifically to the phosphorylated CTD...
  7. Jiao X, Xiang S, Oh C, Martin C, Tong L, Kiledjian M. Identification of a quality-control mechanism for mRNA 5'-end capping. Nature. 2010;467:608-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that Rai1 is involved in an as yet uncharacterized quality control process that ensures mRNA 5'-end integrity by an aberrant-cap-mediated mRNA decay mechanism. ..
  8. Garrido Godino A, García López M, Navarro F. Correct assembly of RNA polymerase II depends on the foot domain and is required for multiple steps of transcription in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 2013;33:3611-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, our data help clarify the mechanisms governing the assembly and stability of RNA pol II. ..
  9. Lidschreiber M, Leike K, Cramer P. Cap completion and C-terminal repeat domain kinase recruitment underlie the initiation-elongation transition of RNA polymerase II. Mol Cell Biol. 2013;33:3805-16 pubmed publisher
    ..early Pol II elongation factor Spt5 contributes to stable recruitment of the mRNA capping enzymes Cet1, Ceg1, and Abd1. Genome-wide occupancy for Cet1 and Ceg1 is restricted to the transcription start site (TSS), whereas occupancy for ..