Gene Symbol: ACC1
Description: acetyl-CoA carboxylase ACC1
Alias: ABP2, FAS3, MTR7, acetyl-CoA carboxylase ACC1
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c
Products:     ACC1

Top Publications

  1. al Feel W, Chirala S, Wakil S. Cloning of the yeast FAS3 gene and primary structure of yeast acetyl-CoA carboxylase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992;89:4534-8 pubmed
    We have isolated and determined the nucleotide sequence of the yeast FAS3 gene, which encodes acetyl-CoA carboxylase (EC
  2. Hasslacher M, Ivessa A, Paltauf F, Kohlwein S. Acetyl-CoA carboxylase from yeast is an essential enzyme and is regulated by factors that control phospholipid metabolism. J Biol Chem. 1993;268:10946-52 pubmed published C termini of chicken and rat acetyl-CoA carboxylase and almost 100% identity to the product of the FAS3 gene from yeast...
  3. Galdieri L, Vancura A. Acetyl-CoA carboxylase regulates global histone acetylation. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:23865-76 pubmed publisher
    ..In yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, acetyl-CoA carboxylase is encoded by the ACC1 gene...
  4. Shirra M, Patton Vogt J, Ulrich A, Liuta Tehlivets O, Kohlwein S, Henry S, et al. Inhibition of acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase activity restores expression of the INO1 gene in a snf1 mutant strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 2001;21:5710-22 pubmed
    ..We identified mutations in ACC1 and FAS1, two genes important for fatty acid biosynthesis in yeast; ACC1 encodes acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase (..
  5. Roggenkamp R, Numa S, Schweizer E. Fatty acid-requiring mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae defective in acetyl-CoA carboxylase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1980;77:1814-7 pubmed
    The isolation and biochemical properties of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutant (acc1-167) defective in acetyl-CoA carboxylase [acetyl-CoA:carbon-dioxide ligase (ADP forming), EC] activity are described...
  6. Gao H, Sumanaweera N, Bailer S, Stochaj U. Nuclear accumulation of the small GTPase Gsp1p depends on nucleoporins Nup133p, Rat2p/Nup120p, Nup85p, Nic96p, and the acetyl-CoA carboxylase Acc1p. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:25331-40 pubmed
    ..We show that the nucleoporins Nup133p, Rat2p/Nup120p, Nup85p, Nic96p, and the enzyme acetyl-CoA carboxylase (MTR7) control the distribution and cellular concentration of Gsp1p...
  7. Zhang H, Yang Z, Shen Y, Tong L. Crystal structure of the carboxyltransferase domain of acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase. Science. 2003;299:2064-7 pubmed
    ..Mutagenesis and kinetic studies reveal the functional roles of conserved residues here. The herbicides target the active site of CT, providing a lead for inhibitor development against human ACCs. ..
  8. Hofbauer H, Schopf F, Schleifer H, Knittelfelder O, Pieber B, Rechberger G, et al. Regulation of gene expression through a transcriptional repressor that senses acyl-chain length in membrane phospholipids. Dev Cell. 2014;29:729-39 pubmed publisher
    ..we show that the relative proportion of C16 versus C18 FAs is regulated by the activity of acetyl-CoA carboxylase (Acc1), the first and rate-limiting enzyme of FA de novo synthesis...
  9. Galdieri L, Chang J, Mehrotra S, Vancura A. Yeast phospholipase C is required for normal acetyl-CoA homeostasis and global histone acetylation. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:27986-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, our data indicate that Plc1p and InsPs are required for normal acetyl-CoA homeostasis, which, in turn, regulates global histone acetylation. ..

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  1. Bonfils G, Jaquenoud M, Bontron S, Ostrowicz C, Ungermann C, De Virgilio C. Leucyl-tRNA synthetase controls TORC1 via the EGO complex. Mol Cell. 2012;46:105-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the EGOC-TORC1 signaling module samples, via the LeuRS-intrinsic editing domain, the fidelity of tRNA(Leu) aminoacylation as a proxy for leucine availability. ..
  2. Scarcelli J, Hodge C, Cole C. The yeast integral membrane protein Apq12 potentially links membrane dynamics to assembly of nuclear pore complexes. J Cell Biol. 2007;178:799-812 pubmed
    ..Thus, Apq12p connects nuclear pore biogenesis to the dynamics of the NE. ..
  3. Schneiter R, Guerra C, Lampl M, Gogg G, Kohlwein S, Klein H. The Saccharomyces cerevisiae hyperrecombination mutant hpr1Delta is synthetically lethal with two conditional alleles of the acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase gene and causes a defect in nuclear export of polyadenylated RNA. Mol Cell Biol. 1999;19:3415-22 pubmed
    ..hpr1Delta was also synthetically lethal with a previously isolated, temperature-sensitive allele of ACC1, mtr7 (mRNA transport), indicating that the lethality of the acc1(cs) hpr1Delta double mutant was not allele specific...
  4. Fabre E, Hurt E. Yeast genetics to dissect the nuclear pore complex and nucleocytoplasmic trafficking. Annu Rev Genet. 1997;31:277-313 pubmed
    ..We review here our current knowledge on the role of nucleoporins, and on the mechanism of nucleocytoplasmic transport, with emphasis on the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. ..
  5. Ivessa A, Schneiter R, Kohlwein S. Yeast acetyl-CoA carboxylase is associated with the cytoplasmic surface of the endoplasmic reticulum. Eur J Cell Biol. 1997;74:399-406 pubmed
    Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC1) catalyzes the first and rate limiting step of de novo fatty acid synthesis. Defects in Acc1p were recently correlated with an altered structure/function of the nuclear envelope in yeast...
  6. Shin G, Veen M, Stahl U, Lang C. Overexpression of genes of the fatty acid biosynthetic pathway leads to accumulation of sterols in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 2012;29:371-83 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Acetyl CoA carboxylase ACC1 and fatty acid synthases FAS1/FAS2 were overexpressed in wild-type and squalene-overproducing strains...
  7. Dresser M, Ewing D, Conrad M, Dominguez A, Barstead R, Jiang H, et al. DMC1 functions in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae meiotic pathway that is largely independent of the RAD51 pathway. Genetics. 1997;147:533-44 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, the pattern on CHEF gels of chromosome fragments that result from meiotic DNA double-strand break formation is different in DMC1 mutant strains from that seen in rad50S strains. ..
  8. Mishina M, Roggenkamp R, Schweizer E. Yeast mutants defective in acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase and biotin: apocarboxylase ligase. Eur J Biochem. 1980;111:79-87 pubmed
    ..According to their mutual complementation characteristics these mutants have been assigned to two different genes, acc1 and acc2...
  9. Rollins M, Huard S, Morettin A, Takuski J, Pham T, Fullerton M, et al. Lysine acetyltransferase NuA4 and acetyl-CoA regulate glucose-deprived stress granule formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS Genet. 2017;13:e1006626 pubmed publisher
    ..Further our work suggests that NuA4 regulates acetyl-CoA levels through the Acetyl-CoA carboxylase Acc1. Altogether this work establishes both NuA4 and the metabolite acetyl-CoA as critical signaling pathways regulating ..
  10. Zhang M, Galdieri L, Vancura A. The yeast AMPK homolog SNF1 regulates acetyl coenzyme A homeostasis and histone acetylation. Mol Cell Biol. 2013;33:4701-17 pubmed publisher