Gene Symbol: CDC15
Description: serine/threonine protein kinase CDC15
Alias: LYT1, serine/threonine protein kinase CDC15
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Tinker Kulberg R, Morgan D. Pds1 and Esp1 control both anaphase and mitotic exit in normal cells and after DNA damage. Genes Dev. 1999;13:1936-49 pubmed
    ..of Esp1 are dependent on Cdc20 (an activating subunit of the APC) and on several additional proteins (Cdc5, Cdc14, Cdc15, Tem1) that form a regulatory network governing mitotic exit...
  2. Stoepel J, Ottey M, Kurischko C, Hieter P, Luca F. The mitotic exit network Mob1p-Dbf2p kinase complex localizes to the nucleus and regulates passenger protein localization. Mol Biol Cell. 2005;16:5465-79 pubmed
    ..These findings reveal kinetochores as sites for MEN signaling and implicate MEN in coordinating chromosome segregation and/or spindle integrity with mitotic exit and cytokinesis via regulation of chromosome passenger proteins. ..
  3. Hwang W, Madhani H. Nonredundant requirement for multiple histone modifications for the early anaphase release of the mitotic exit regulator Cdc14 from nucleolar chromatin. PLoS Genet. 2009;5:e1000588 pubmed publisher
    ..The nonredundant role for these modifications in this context contrasts with the notion of a highly combinatorial code by which histone marks act to control biological processes. ..
  4. Visintin R, Amon A. Regulation of the mitotic exit protein kinases Cdc15 and Dbf2. Mol Biol Cell. 2001;12:2961-74 pubmed factor Lte1, the GTPase activating protein complex Bub2-Bfa1/Byr4, and several protein kinases including Cdc15 and Dbf2. Here we investigate the regulation of the protein kinases Dbf2 and Cdc15...
  5. D Amours D, Stegmeier F, Amon A. Cdc14 and condensin control the dissolution of cohesin-independent chromosome linkages at repeated DNA. Cell. 2004;117:455-69 pubmed
    ..This dual role of the FEAR network in initiating mitotic exit and promoting chromosome segregation ensures that exit from mitosis is coupled to the completion of chromosome segregation. ..
  6. Menssen R, Neutzner A, Seufert W. Asymmetric spindle pole localization of yeast Cdc15 kinase links mitotic exit and cytokinesis. Curr Biol. 2001;11:345-50 pubmed
    ..In the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the essential protein kinase Cdc15 [3] together with other proteins of the mitotic exit network (Tem1, Lte1, Cdc5, and Dbf2/Dbf20 [4-7]) activates ..
  7. Rahal R, Amon A. The Polo-like kinase Cdc5 interacts with FEAR network components and Cdc14. Cell Cycle. 2008;7:3262-72 pubmed
    ..Finally, we present evidence that the Cdc5-Cdc14 association is direct, further supporting the central role of Cdc5 in Cdc14 localization. ..
  8. Queralt E, Uhlmann F. Separase cooperates with Zds1 and Zds2 to activate Cdc14 phosphatase in early anaphase. J Cell Biol. 2008;182:873-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that these proteins may act as separase-regulated PP2A(Cdc55) inhibitors. ..
  9. Molero G, Yuste Rojas M, Montesi A, Vazquez A, Nombela C, Sanchez M. A cdc-like autolytic Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutant altered in budding site selection is complemented by SPO12, a sporulation gene. J Bacteriol. 1993;175:6562-70 pubmed
    b>LYT1 is an essential gene for the growth and morphogenesis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae...

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  1. Asakawa K, Yoshida S, Otake F, Toh e A. A novel functional domain of Cdc15 kinase is required for its interaction with Tem1 GTPase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2001;157:1437-50 pubmed
    ..b>Cdc15, one of such components of the MEN, is an essential protein kinase...
  2. Shirayama M, Matsui Y, Toh e A. Dominant mutant alleles of yeast protein kinase gene CDC15 suppress the lte1 defect in termination of M phase and genetically interact with CDC14. Mol Gen Genet. 1996;251:176-85 pubmed
    ..Genetic analysis revealed that the suppressor is allelic to CDC15, which encodes a protein kinase...
  3. Jaspersen S, Morgan D. Cdc14 activates cdc15 to promote mitotic exit in budding yeast. Curr Biol. 2000;10:615-8 pubmed
    ..phosphatase Cdc14, which is activated by a complex network of regulatory proteins that includes the protein kinase Cdc15 [3] [4] [5] [6]. Here we show that the ability of Cdc15 to promote mitotic exit is inhibited by phosphorylation...
  4. Mah A, Jang J, Deshaies R. Protein kinase Cdc15 activates the Dbf2-Mob1 kinase complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:7325-30 pubmed turn, is regulated by a group of proteins, the mitotic exit network (MEN), which includes Lte1, Tem1, Cdc5, Cdc15, Dbf2/Dbf20, and Mob1...
  5. Xu S, Huang H, Kaiser P, Latterich M, Hunter T. Phosphorylation and spindle pole body localization of the Cdc15p mitotic regulatory protein kinase in budding yeast. Curr Biol. 2000;10:329-32 pubmed dephosphorylate important regulators of Cdc28p-Clb2p such as Hct1p/Cdh1p, Sic1p and Swi5p in a CDC15-dependent manner [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]. How Cdc15p itself is regulated is not known...
  6. Frenz L, Lee S, Fesquet D, Johnston L. The budding yeast Dbf2 protein kinase localises to the centrosome and moves to the bud neck in late mitosis. J Cell Sci. 2000;113 Pt 19:3399-408 pubmed
    ..Localisation to the bud neck depends upon the septins and also the mitotic exit network proteins Mob1, Cdc5, Cdc14 and Cdc15. The above data are consistent with Dbf2 acting downstream in a pathway controlling cytokinesis.
  7. Shah R, Jensen S, Frenz L, Johnson A, Johnston L. The Spo12 protein of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: a regulator of mitotic exit whose cell cycle-dependent degradation is mediated by the anaphase-promoting complex. Genetics. 2001;159:965-80 pubmed
    ..This result is the first indication that Spo12 may carry out the same biochemical function in mitosis as it does in meiosis. ..
  8. Shirayama M, Matsui Y, Toh e A. The yeast TEM1 gene, which encodes a GTP-binding protein, is involved in termination of M phase. Mol Cell Biol. 1994;14:7476-82 pubmed
    ..The defect of TEM1 was suppressed by a high dose of CDC15, which encodes a protein kinase homologous to mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinases...
  9. Cenamor R, Jimenez J, Cid V, Nombela C, Sanchez M. The budding yeast Cdc15 localizes to the spindle pole body in a cell-cycle-dependent manner. Mol Cell Biol Res Commun. 1999;2:178-84 pubmed
    ..among other proteins, the small GTPase Tem1, the protein phosphatase Cdc14, and the protein kinases Dbf2 and Cdc15. Using a fusion to jellyfish green fluorescent protein (GFP), here we report that Cdc15 costains with the ..
  10. Jaspersen S, Charles J, Tinker Kulberg R, Morgan D. A late mitotic regulatory network controlling cyclin destruction in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 1998;9:2803-17 pubmed
    ..In the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, members of a large class of late mitotic mutants, including cdc15, cdc5, cdc14, dbf2, and tem1, arrest in anaphase with a phenotype similar to that of cells expressing ..
  11. Liang F, Jin F, Liu H, Wang Y. The molecular function of the yeast polo-like kinase Cdc5 in Cdc14 release during early anaphase. Mol Biol Cell. 2009;20:3671-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we conclude that the down-regulation of Swe1 protein levels by Cdc5 promotes FEAR activation by relieving the inhibition on Clb2-Cdk1, the kinase for Net1 protein. ..
  12. Chiroli E, Fraschini R, Beretta A, Tonelli M, Lucchini G, Piatti S. Budding yeast PAK kinases regulate mitotic exit by two different mechanisms. J Cell Biol. 2003;160:857-74 pubmed
    ..In addition, inhibition of PAK kinases by Cla4t prevents mitotic exit also by a Swe1-independent mechanism impinging directly on the MEN activator Tem1. ..
  13. Gruneberg U, Campbell K, Simpson C, Grindlay J, Schiebel E. Nud1p links astral microtubule organization and the control of exit from mitosis. EMBO J. 2000;19:6475-88 pubmed
    ..Bfa1p and Bub2p to the SPB, and is part of the mitotic exit network (MEN) in which it functions upstream of CDC15 but downstream of LTE1...
  14. Visintin R, Hwang E, Amon A. Cfi1 prevents premature exit from mitosis by anchoring Cdc14 phosphatase in the nucleolus. Nature. 1999;398:818-23 pubmed
    ..A highly conserved signalling cascade, critical for the exit from mitosis, is required for this movement of Cdc14 during anaphase. Furthermore, we have identified a negative regulator of Cdc14, Cfi1, that anchors Cdc14 in the nucleolus. ..
  15. Visintin R, Stegmeier F, Amon A. The role of the polo kinase Cdc5 in controlling Cdc14 localization. Mol Biol Cell. 2003;14:4486-98 pubmed
    ..Cdc5 promotes Cdc14 phosphorylation and, by stimulating the MEN, Cfi1/Net1 phosphorylation. Furthermore, we suggest that Cdc14 release from the nucleolus only occurs when Cdc14 and Cfi1/Net1 are both phosphorylated. ..
  16. Visintin R, Craig K, Hwang E, Prinz S, Tyers M, Amon A. The phosphatase Cdc14 triggers mitotic exit by reversal of Cdk-dependent phosphorylation. Mol Cell. 1998;2:709-18 pubmed
    ..Feedback between these pathways may lead to precipitous collapse of mitotic CDK activity and help coordinate exit from mitosis. ..
  17. Luca F, Winey M. MOB1, an essential yeast gene required for completion of mitosis and maintenance of ploidy. Mol Biol Cell. 1998;9:29-46 pubmed
    ..exhibits genetic interaction with three other yeast genes required for the completion of mitosis, LTE1, CDC5, and CDC15 (the latter two encode essential protein kinases)...
  18. Bardin A, Visintin R, Amon A. A mechanism for coupling exit from mitosis to partitioning of the nucleus. Cell. 2000;102:21-31 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that the spatial segregation of Tem1 and Lte1 ensures that exit from mitosis only occurs after the genetic material is partitioned between mother and daughter cell. ..
  19. Ross K, COHEN FIX O. A role for the FEAR pathway in nuclear positioning during anaphase. Dev Cell. 2004;6:729-35 pubmed
    ..We propose that at anaphase onset, the FEAR pathway activates cytoplasmic microtubule-associated forces that facilitate chromosome segregation to the mother cell. ..
  20. Fitzpatrick P, Toyn J, Millar J, Johnston L. DNA replication is completed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells that lack functional Cdc14, a dual-specificity protein phosphatase. Mol Gen Genet. 1998;258:437-41 pubmed
    ..of Sicl, a cyclin-dependent protein kinase inhibitor, is able to suppress telophase mutants such as dbf2, cdc5 and cdc15, but not cdc14...
  21. Grether M, Herskowitz I. Genetic and biochemical characterization of the yeast spo12 protein. Mol Biol Cell. 1999;10:3689-703 pubmed
    ..We observed that a spo12 mutation is synthetically lethal in vegetative cells with a mutation in HCT1, a gene necessary for cells to exit mitosis, suggesting that Spo12p may have a role in exit from mitosis. ..
  22. Eluère R, Offner N, Varlet I, Motteux O, Signon L, Picard A, et al. Compartmentalization of the functions and regulation of the mitotic cyclin Clb2 in S. cerevisiae. J Cell Sci. 2007;120:702-11 pubmed
    ..Altogether, our results demonstrate that the subcellular localization of the mitotic cyclin Clb2 is one of the key determinants of its biological function. ..
  23. Kadota J, Yamamoto T, Yoshiuchi S, Bi E, Tanaka K. Septin ring assembly requires concerted action of polarisome components, a PAK kinase Cla4p, and the actin cytoskeleton in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2004;15:5329-45 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that polarisome components and Cla4p are required for the initial assembly of the septin ring and that the actin cytoskeleton is involved in this process. ..
  24. Wang Y, Shirogane T, Liu D, Harper J, Elledge S. Exit from exit: resetting the cell cycle through Amn1 inhibition of G protein signaling. Cell. 2003;112:697-709 pubmed
    ..induction of the Amn1 protein that binds directly to Tem1 and prevents its association with its target kinase Cdc15. Failure of Amn1 function results in defects of both the spindle assembly and nuclear orientation checkpoints and ..
  25. Chai C, Teh E, Yeong F. Unrestrained spindle elongation during recovery from spindle checkpoint activation in cdc15-2 cells results in mis-segregation of chromosomes. Mol Biol Cell. 2010;21:2384-98 pubmed publisher
    ..We report here that an MEN mutant, cdc15-2, though competent in activating the spindle assembly checkpoint when exposed to Noc, mis-segregated chromosomes ..
  26. Krebs J, Fry C, Samuels M, Peterson C. Global role for chromatin remodeling enzymes in mitotic gene expression. Cell. 2000;102:587-98 pubmed
    ..We propose that SWI/SNF and Gcn5p are globally required for mitotic gene expression due to the condensed state of mitotic chromatin. ..
  27. Ro H, Song S, Lee K. Bfa1 can regulate Tem1 function independently of Bub2 in the mitotic exit network of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:5436-41 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, introduction of bfa1 Delta, but not bub2 Delta, greatly increased the interaction between Tem1 and Cdc15, a step that is thought to be critical for activating the mitotic exit network...
  28. Lydall D, Weinert T. G2/M checkpoint genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: further evidence for roles in DNA replication and/or repair. Mol Gen Genet. 1997;256:638-51 pubmed
    ..proteins Rfc1p (cdc44), DNA pol alpha (cdc17) and DNA pol delta (cdc2) but has much weaker effects on cdc6, cdc9, cdc15 and CDC4 strains...
  29. Jimenez J, Cid V, Cenamor R, Yuste M, Molero G, Nombela C, et al. Morphogenesis beyond cytokinetic arrest in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Cell Biol. 1998;143:1617-34 pubmed
    The budding yeast lyt1 mutation causes cell lysis. We report here that lyt1 is an allele of cdc15, a gene which encodes a protein kinase that functions late in the cell cycle...
  30. Morishita T, Mitsuzawa H, Nakafuku M, Nakamura S, Hattori S, Anraku Y. Requirement of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Ras for completion of mitosis. Science. 1995;270:1213-5 pubmed
    ..The lethality of the triple disruption was suppressed by the multicopies of CDC5, CDC15, DBF2, SPO12, and TEM1, all of which function in the completion of the M phase...
  31. Grandin N, de Almeida A, Charbonneau M. The Cdc14 phosphatase is functionally associated with the Dbf2 protein kinase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Gen Genet. 1998;258:104-16 pubmed
    ..We confirmed that overexpression of CDC14 could rescue mutations in CDC15, which encodes another kinase also implicated to act in late M phase...
  32. Rock J, Amon A. Cdc15 integrates Tem1 GTPase-mediated spatial signals with Polo kinase-mediated temporal cues to activate mitotic exit. Genes Dev. 2011;25:1943-54 pubmed publisher
    ..We further show that both Tem1 and Cdc5 are required to recruit the MEN kinase Cdc15 to spindle pole bodies, which is both necessary and sufficient to induce MEN signaling...
  33. Mort Bontemps Soret M, Facca C, Faye G. Physical interaction of Cdc28 with Cdc37 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Genet Genomics. 2002;267:447-58 pubmed
    ..In a genetic screen, four protein kinases were identified as interacting with Cdc37 - Cdc5, Cdc7, Cdc15 and Cak1. This result underlines the importance of Cdc37 for the folding of protein kinases...
  34. Archambault V, Li C, Tackett A, Wasch R, Chait B, Rout M, et al. Genetic and biochemical evaluation of the importance of Cdc6 in regulating mitotic exit. Mol Biol Cell. 2003;14:4592-604 pubmed
    ..We conclude, therefore, that although both Cdc6 and Sic1 have the potential to facilitate mitotic exit by inhibiting Clb2-Cdk, mitotic exit nevertheless does not require any identified stoichiometric inhibitor of Cdk activity. ..
  35. Corbett M, Xiong Y, Boyne J, Wright D, Munro E, Price C. IQGAP and mitotic exit network (MEN) proteins are required for cytokinesis and re-polarization of the actin cytoskeleton in the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eur J Cell Biol. 2006;85:1201-15 pubmed
    ..These data establish a mechanistic dependency of cell separation upon an intermediate step requiring actomyosin ring assembly. ..
  36. Pablo Hernando M, Arnaiz Pita Y, Nakanishi H, Dawson D, del Rey F, Neiman A, et al. Cdc15 is required for spore morphogenesis independently of Cdc14 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2007;177:281-93 pubmed
    ..In meiosis, the FEAR pathway is essential for exit from anaphase I. The MEN component Cdc15 is required for the formation of mature spores...
  37. Foster S, Zubko M, Guillard S, Lydall D. MRX protects telomeric DNA at uncapped telomeres of budding yeast cdc13-1 mutants. DNA Repair (Amst). 2006;5:840-51 pubmed
    ..Instead, we find that Rad50 inhibits ssDNA accumulation and promotes cdc13-1 cell viability, consistent with a major role for MRX in telomere capping. ..
  38. Geil C, Schwab M, Seufert W. A nucleolus-localized activator of Cdc14 phosphatase supports rDNA segregation in yeast mitosis. Curr Biol. 2008;18:1001-5 pubmed publisher
  39. Rossio V, Galati E, Ferrari M, Pellicioli A, Sutani T, Shirahige K, et al. The RSC chromatin-remodeling complex influences mitotic exit and adaptation to the spindle assembly checkpoint by controlling the Cdc14 phosphatase. J Cell Biol. 2010;191:981-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that fine-tuning regulators of mitotic exit have important functions during mitotic progression in cells treated with microtubule poisons and might be promising targets for cancer treatment. ..
  40. Singh A, Rastogi S, Shukla H, Asalam M, Rath S, Akhtar M. Cdc15 Phosphorylates the C-terminal Domain of RNA Polymerase II for Transcription during Mitosis. J Biol Chem. 2017;292:5507-5518 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we have identified Cdc15 as a potential kinase phosphorylating Ser-2 and Ser-5 of CTD for transcription during mitosis in the budding yeast...
  41. Shou W, Deshaies R. Multiple telophase arrest bypassed (tab) mutants alleviate the essential requirement for Cdc15 in exit from mitosis in S. cerevisiae. BMC Genet. 2002;3:4 pubmed
    The Mitotic Exit Network (MEN) proteins - including the protein kinase Cdc15 and the protein phosphatase Cdc14 - are essential for exit from mitosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  42. Cai T, Aulds J, Gill T, Cerio M, Schmitt M. The Saccharomyces cerevisiae RNase mitochondrial RNA processing is critical for cell cycle progression at the end of mitosis. Genetics. 2002;161:1029-42 pubmed
    ..addition, we identified a series of genetic interactions between RNase MRP mutations and mutations in CDC5, CDC14, CDC15, CLB2, and CLB5. As in most "exit from mitosis" mutants, levels of the Clb2 cyclin were increased...
  43. Taberner F, Quilis I, Sendra J, Bañó M, Igual J. Regulation of cell cycle transcription factor Swi5 by karyopherin Msn5. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1823:959-70 pubmed publisher
    ..This deleterious effect was eliminated when Swi5 nuclear import was abrogated, suggesting that nuclear export by Msn5 is important for cell physiology, because it prevents toxic Swi5 nuclear accumulation. ..
  44. Norden C, Liakopoulos D, Barral Y. Dissection of septin actin interactions using actin overexpression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Microbiol. 2004;53:469-83 pubmed
    ..The physiological role of this belt might be related to that of the similar structure observed in dividing fission yeast. ..
  45. Asakawa K, Toh e A. A defect of Kap104 alleviates the requirement of mitotic exit network gene functions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2002;162:1545-56 pubmed
    ..We identified KAP104 as a responsible gene for a suppressor mutation of cdc15-2...
  46. Kitada K, Johnson A, Johnston L, Sugino A. A multicopy suppressor gene of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae G1 cell cycle mutant gene dbf4 encodes a protein kinase and is identified as CDC5. Mol Cell Biol. 1993;13:4445-57 pubmed
    ..CDC5 on a multicopy plasmid also suppresses temperature-sensitive cdc15, cdc20, and dbf2 mutations which affect mitosis during the cell cycle.
  47. König C, Maekawa H, Schiebel E. Mutual regulation of cyclin-dependent kinase and the mitotic exit network. J Cell Biol. 2010;188:351-68 pubmed publisher
    ..In early anaphase Cdk1 becomes recruited to the mSPB depending on the activity of the MEN kinase Cdc15. Conversely, Cdk1 negatively regulates binding of Cdc15 to the mSPB...
  48. Meitinger F, Petrova B, Lombardi I, Bertazzi D, Hub B, Zentgraf H, et al. Targeted localization of Inn1, Cyk3 and Chs2 by the mitotic-exit network regulates cytokinesis in budding yeast. J Cell Sci. 2010;123:1851-61 pubmed publisher
    ..This defect was partially suppressed by increased levels of Cyk3. We therefore propose that the MEN directly controls cytokinesis via targeting of Inn1, Cyk3 and Chs2 to the bud neck...
  49. Machin F, Torres Rosell J, Jarmuz A, Aragon L. Spindle-independent condensation-mediated segregation of yeast ribosomal DNA in late anaphase. J Cell Biol. 2005;168:209-19 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate that chromosome resolution is not simply a consequence of compacting chromosome arms and that overall rDNA compaction is necessary to mediate the segregation of the long arm of chromosome XII. ..
  50. Goranov A, Cook M, Ricicova M, Ben Ari G, Gonzalez C, Hansen C, et al. The rate of cell growth is governed by cell cycle stage. Genes Dev. 2009;23:1408-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study uncovers a fundamental relationship whereby cell cycle position regulates growth. ..
  51. Yellman C, Roeder G. Cdc14 Early Anaphase Release, FEAR, Is Limited to the Nucleus and Dispensable for Efficient Mitotic Exit. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0128604 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings clarify the distinction between FEAR and MEN-dependent Cdc14 activities and will help guide emerging quantitative models of this cell cycle transition. ..
  52. Diamond A, Park J, Inoue I, Tachikawa H, Neiman A. The anaphase promoting complex targeting subunit Ama1 links meiotic exit to cytokinesis during sporulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2009;20:134-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Depletion of Cdc15 causes a defect in meiotic exit...
  53. Chen Y, Weinreich M. Dbf4 regulates the Cdc5 Polo-like kinase through a distinct non-canonical binding interaction. J Biol Chem. 2010;285:41244-54 pubmed publisher
    ..This study, therefore, details the molecular nature of a new type of PBD binding and reveals that Cdc5 targeting to phosphorylated substrates likely regulates spindle dynamics. ..
  54. Bardin A, Boselli M, Amon A. Mitotic exit regulation through distinct domains within the protein kinase Cdc15. Mol Cell Biol. 2003;23:5018-30 pubmed
    ..We have characterized the functional domains of one of the MEN components, the protein kinase Cdc15, and investigated the role of these domains in mitotic exit...
  55. Anghileri P, Branduardi P, Sternieri F, Monti P, Visintin R, Bevilacqua A, et al. Chromosome separation and exit from mitosis in budding yeast: dependence on growth revealed by cAMP-mediated inhibition. Exp Cell Res. 1999;250:510-23 pubmed
    ..Exit from mitosis requires APC, Cdc15p, and the polo-like Cdc5p kinase. PKA hyperactivation and a cdc15 mutation were synthetically lethal and brought to a telophase arrest...