Gene Symbol: ATF2
Description: alcohol O-acetyltransferase
Alias: alcohol O-acetyltransferase
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Cauet G, Degryse E, Ledoux C, Spagnoli R, Achstetter T. Pregnenolone esterification in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. A potential detoxification mechanism. Eur J Biochem. 1999;261:317-24 pubmed
    ..This protein encoded by a gene known as ATF2 displays 37% identity with an alcohol acetyltransferase encoded by the yeast gene ATF1...
  2. Pérez Sampietro M, Serra Cardona A, Canadell D, Casas C, Arino J, Herrero E. The yeast Aft2 transcription factor determines selenite toxicity by controlling the low affinity phosphate transport system. Sci Rep. 2016;6:32836 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that the absence of Aft2 leads to enhanced Pho90 function, involving both Spl2-dependent and independent events and resulting in selenite hyperaccumulation and toxicity. ..
  3. Tiwari R, Köffel R, Schneiter R. An acetylation/deacetylation cycle controls the export of sterols and steroids from S. cerevisiae. EMBO J. 2007;26:5109-19 pubmed
    ..Sterol acetylation requires the acetyltransferase ATF2, whereas deacetylation requires SAY1, a membrane-anchored deacetylase with a putative active site in the ER lumen...
  4. Ano A, Suehiro D, Cha aim K, Aritomi K, Phonimdaeng P, Nontaso N, et al. Combinatorial gene overexpression and recessive mutant gene introduction in sake yeast. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2009;73:633-40 pubmed
    ..Moreover, none of these sake strains had extraneous sequences, and they are thus suitable for use in commercial applications. ..
  5. Nagasawa N, Bogaki T, Iwamatsu A, Hamachi M, Kumagai C. Cloning and nucleotide sequence of the alcohol acetyltransferase II gene (ATF2) from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Kyokai No. 7. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 1998;62:1852-7 pubmed
    The ATF2 gene, which encodes alcohol acetyltransferase II (AATase II), was cloned from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Kyokai No. 7 (sake yeast)...
  6. Verstrepen K, Van Laere S, Vanderhaegen B, Derdelinckx G, Dufour J, Pretorius I, et al. Expression levels of the yeast alcohol acetyltransferase genes ATF1, Lg-ATF1, and ATF2 control the formation of a broad range of volatile esters. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:5228-37 pubmed
    ..Analysis of the fermentation products confirmed that the expression levels of ATF1 and ATF2 greatly affect the production of ethyl acetate and isoamyl acetate...
  7. Ayer A, Tan S, Grant C, Meyer A, Dawes I, Perrone G. The critical role of glutathione in maintenance of the mitochondrial genome. Free Radic Biol Med. 2010;49:1956-68 pubmed publisher
    ..GSH may also modulate the redox environment of the IMS. The implications of altered GSH homeostasis for maintenance of mtDNA, compartmental redox, and the pathophysiology of certain diseases are discussed. ..