Gene Symbol: ATG14
Description: Atg14p
Alias: APG14, CVT12, Atg14p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Scott S, Hefner Gravink A, Morano K, Noda T, Ohsumi Y, Klionsky D. Cytoplasm-to-vacuole targeting and autophagy employ the same machinery to deliver proteins to the yeast vacuole. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996;93:12304-8 pubmed
    ..However, the machinery governing Cvt is affected by nitrogen starvation as targeting defects resulting from API overexpression can be rescued by induction of autophagy. ..
  2. Kihara A, Noda T, Ishihara N, Ohsumi Y. Two distinct Vps34 phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase complexes function in autophagy and carboxypeptidase Y sorting in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Cell Biol. 2001;152:519-30 pubmed
    ..We propose that multiple Vps34p-Vps15p complexes associated with specific regulatory proteins might fulfill their membrane trafficking events at different sites. ..
  3. Kametaka S, Okano T, Ohsumi M, Ohsumi Y. Apg14p and Apg6/Vps30p form a protein complex essential for autophagy in the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:22284-91 pubmed
    Mutation in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae APG14 gene causes a defect in autophagy. Cloning and structural analysis of the APG14 gene revealed that APG14 encodes a novel hydrophilic protein with a predicted molecular mass of 40...
  4. Obara K, Sekito T, Ohsumi Y. Assortment of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase complexes--Atg14p directs association of complex I to the pre-autophagosomal structure in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2006;17:1527-39 pubmed
    ..b>Atg14p is only integrated into complex I, likely facilitating the function of complex I in autophagy...
  5. Noda N, Kobayashi T, Adachi W, Fujioka Y, Ohsumi Y, Inagaki F. Structure of the novel C-terminal domain of vacuolar protein sorting 30/autophagy-related protein 6 and its specific role in autophagy. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:16256-66 pubmed publisher
    ..In complex I, Atg14 links Vps30 to Vps34 lipid kinase and exerts its specific role in autophagy, whereas in complex II, Vps38 links ..
  6. Suzuki K, Akioka M, Kondo Kakuta C, Yamamoto H, Ohsumi Y. Fine mapping of autophagy-related proteins during autophagosome formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Cell Sci. 2013;126:2534-44 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that Atg proteins play individual roles at spatially distinct locations during IM expansion. These findings will facilitate detailed investigations of the function of each Atg protein during autophagosome formation...
  7. Araki Y, Ku W, Akioka M, May A, Hayashi Y, Arisaka F, et al. Atg38 is required for autophagy-specific phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase complex integrity. J Cell Biol. 2013;203:299-313 pubmed publisher
    ..cells, autophagic activity was significantly reduced and PI3-kinase complex I dissociated into the Vps15-Vps34 and Atg14-Vps30 subcomplexes. We find that Atg38 physically interacted with Atg14 and Vps34 via its N terminus...
  8. Wilson Zbinden C, Dos Santos A, Stoffel Studer I, van der Vaart A, Hofmann K, Reggiori F, et al. Autophagy competes for a common phosphatidylethanolamine pool with major cellular PE-consuming pathways in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2015;199:475-85 pubmed publisher
  9. Maeda Y, Oku M, Sakai Y. A defect of the vacuolar putative lipase Atg15 accelerates degradation of lipid droplets through lipolysis. Autophagy. 2015;11:1247-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data provide evidence for a novel link between autophagic flux and LD dynamics integrated with Atg15 activity. ..

More Information


  1. Seo A, Lau P, Feliciano D, Sengupta P, Gros M, Cinquin B, et al. AMPK and vacuole-associated Atg14p orchestrate ?-lipophagy for energy production and long-term survival under glucose starvation. elife. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    ..AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activation triggered this pathway, which required Atg14p. More gradual glucose starvation, amino acid deprivation or rapamycin did not trigger ยต-lipophagy and failed to ..
  2. Kruse K, Brodsky J, McCracken A. Characterization of an ERAD gene as VPS30/ATG6 reveals two alternative and functionally distinct protein quality control pathways: one for soluble Z variant of human alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor (A1PiZ) and another for aggregates of A1PiZ. Mol Biol Cell. 2006;17:203-12 pubmed
    ..These findings illustrate the complex nature of protein quality control in the secretion pathway and reveal multiple sites that recognize and sort both soluble and aggregated forms of aberrant or misfolded proteins. ..
  3. Heenan E, Vanhooke J, Temple B, Betts L, SONDEK J, Dohlman H. Structure and function of Vps15 in the endosomal G protein signaling pathway. Biochemistry. 2009;48:6390-401 pubmed publisher
    ..We show further that the WD domain is sufficient to bind Gpa1 as well as to Atg14, a potential Ggamma protein that exists in a complex with Vps15...
  4. Grunau S, Lay D, Mindthoff S, Platta H, Girzalsky W, Just W, et al. The phosphoinositide 3-kinase Vps34p is required for pexophagy in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biochem J. 2011;434:161-70 pubmed publisher
    ..This demonstrates that PtdIns3P-mediated signalling is required for pexophagy. ..
  5. Kakuta S, Yamamoto H, Negishi L, Kondo Kakuta C, Hayashi N, Ohsumi Y. Atg9 vesicles recruit vesicle-tethering proteins Trs85 and Ypt1 to the autophagosome formation site. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:44261-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that Atg9 vesicles recruit the TRAPPIII complex and Ypt1 to the preautophagosomal structure. The vesicle-tethering machinery consequently acts in the process of autophagosome formation. ..