AVO2

Summary

Gene Symbol: AVO2
Description: Avo2p
Alias: Avo2p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Reinke A, Anderson S, McCaffery J, Yates J, Aronova S, Chu S, et al. TOR complex 1 includes a novel component, Tco89p (YPL180w), and cooperates with Ssd1p to maintain cellular integrity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:14752-62 pubmed
    ..Together, these results define a novel connection between TORC1 and Ssd1p-mediated maintenance of cellular integrity. ..
  2. Liao H, Chen M. Target of rapamycin complex 2 signals to downstream effector yeast protein kinase 2 (Ypk2) through adheres-voraciously-to-target-of-rapamycin-2 protein 1 (Avo1) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:6089-99 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, our data support the conclusion that the direct Avo1-Ypk2 interaction is crucial for TORC2 signaling to the downstream Ypk2 pathway. ..
  3. Loewith R, Jacinto E, Wullschleger S, Lorberg A, Crespo J, Bonenfant D, et al. Two TOR complexes, only one of which is rapamycin sensitive, have distinct roles in cell growth control. Mol Cell. 2002;10:457-68 pubmed
    ..TOR Complex 1 (TORC1) contains TOR1 or TOR2, KOG1 (YHR186c), and LST8. TORC2 contains TOR2, AVO1 (YOL078w), AVO2 (YMR068w), AVO3 (YER093c), and LST8...
  4. Wedaman K, Reinke A, Anderson S, Yates J, McCaffery J, Powers T. Tor kinases are in distinct membrane-associated protein complexes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2003;14:1204-20 pubmed
    ..That these complexes colocalize to a membrane-bound compartment suggests an intimate relationship between membrane-mediated signaling and Tor activity. ..
  5. Fadri M, Daquinag A, Wang S, Xue T, Kunz J. The pleckstrin homology domain proteins Slm1 and Slm2 are required for actin cytoskeleton organization in yeast and bind phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate and TORC2. Mol Biol Cell. 2005;16:1883-900 pubmed
    ..Slm1 and Slm2 bind PtdIns(4,5)P(2) through their PH domains. In addition, Slm1 and Slm2 physically interact with Avo2 and Bit61, two components of the TORC2 signaling complex, which mediates Tor2 signaling to the actin cytoskeleton...
  6. Ho H, Shiau Y, Chen M. Saccharomyces cerevisiaeTSC11/AVO3 participates in regulating cell integrity and functionally interacts with components of the Tor2 complex. Curr Genet. 2005;47:273-88 pubmed
    ..gene encoding one component of TORC2, a multi-protein complex of yeast Tor2p that also contains Lst8p, Avo1p, and Avo2p. Despite the proven physical association among TORC2 components, little is known about the functional linkage or ..
  7. Wullschleger S, Loewith R, Oppliger W, Hall M. Molecular organization of target of rapamycin complex 2. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:30697-704 pubmed
    ..actin cytoskeleton through a rapamycin-insensitive signaling branch and in yeast consists of the six proteins AVO1, AVO2, AVO3, BIT61, LST8, and TOR2. Here we have focused on the characterization of TORC2...
  8. Gaubitz C, Oliveira T, Prouteau M, Leitner A, Karuppasamy M, Konstantinidou G, et al. Molecular Basis of the Rapamycin Insensitivity of Target Of Rapamycin Complex 2. Mol Cell. 2015;58:977-88 pubmed publisher
    ..Removal of this sequence generated a FKBP12-rapamycin-sensitive TORC2 variant, which provides a powerful tool for deciphering TORC2 function in vivo. Using this variant, we demonstrate a role for TORC2 in G2/M cell-cycle progression. ..
  9. Ho H, Lee H, Liao H, Chen M. Involvement of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Avo3p/Tsc11p in maintaining TOR complex 2 integrity and coupling to downstream signaling. Eukaryot Cell. 2008;7:1328-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Saccharomyces TORC2, containing Tor2p, Avo1p, Avo2p, Avo3p/Tsc11p, Bit61p, and Lst8p, regulates cell integrity and actin organization...