CTF8

Summary

Gene Symbol: CTF8
Description: Ctf8p
Alias: Ctf8p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Mayer M, Gygi S, Aebersold R, Hieter P. Identification of RFC(Ctf18p, Ctf8p, Dcc1p): an alternative RFC complex required for sister chromatid cohesion in S. cerevisiae. Mol Cell. 2001;7:959-70 pubmed
    We have identified and characterized an alternative RFC complex RFC(Ctf18p, Ctf8p, Dcc1p) that is required for sister chromatid cohesion and faithful chromosome transmission...
  2. Petronczki M, Chwalla B, Siomos M, Yokobayashi S, Helmhart W, Deutschbauer A, et al. Sister-chromatid cohesion mediated by the alternative RF-CCtf18/Dcc1/Ctf8, the helicase Chl1 and the polymerase-alpha-associated protein Ctf4 is essential for chromatid disjunction during meiosis II. J Cell Sci. 2004;117:3547-59 pubmed
    ..In budding yeast, a specialized replication factor C called RF-C(Ctf18/Dcc1/Ctf8) and the DNA-polymerase-alpha-associated protein Ctf4 are required to maintain sister-chromatid cohesion in cells ..
  3. Bylund G, Burgers P. Replication protein A-directed unloading of PCNA by the Ctf18 cohesion establishment complex. Mol Cell Biol. 2005;25:5445-55 pubmed
    ..This seven-subunit Ctf18-RFC complex consists of the four small subunits of RFC, together with Ctf18, Dcc1, and Ctf8. Ctf18-RFC was also a weak loader of PCNA onto naked template-primer DNA...
  4. Xu H, Boone C, Brown G. Genetic dissection of parallel sister-chromatid cohesion pathways. Genetics. 2007;176:1417-29 pubmed
    ..defined two cohesion pathways, one containing CSM3, TOF1, CTF4, and CHL1, and the second containing MRC1, CTF18, CTF8, and DCC1...
  5. Gellon L, Razidlo D, Gleeson O, Verra L, Schulz D, Lahue R, et al. New functions of Ctf18-RFC in preserving genome stability outside its role in sister chromatid cohesion. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1001298 pubmed publisher
    ..that CAG/CTG tracts are stabilized in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by the alternative clamp loader/unloader Ctf18-Dcc1-Ctf8-RFC complex (Ctf18-RFC)...
  6. Okimoto H, Tanaka S, Araki H, Ohashi E, Tsurimoto T. Conserved interaction of Ctf18-RFC with DNA polymerase ? is critical for maintenance of genome stability in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genes Cells. 2016;21:482-91 pubmed publisher
    ..a PCNA loader complex, interacts with DNA polymerase ? (Pol?) through a structure formed by the Ctf18, Dcc1 and Ctf8 subunits...
  7. Keogh M, Kim J, Downey M, Fillingham J, Chowdhury D, Harrison J, et al. A phosphatase complex that dephosphorylates gammaH2AX regulates DNA damage checkpoint recovery. Nature. 2006;439:497-501 pubmed
    ..The dephosphorylation of gammaH2AX by the HTP-C is necessary for efficient recovery from the DNA damage checkpoint. ..
  8. Jessulat M, Alamgir M, Salsali H, Greenblatt J, Xu J, Golshani A. Interacting proteins Rtt109 and Vps75 affect the efficiency of non-homologous end-joining in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2008;469:157-64 pubmed
    ..We propose that one function of the Rtt109-Vps75 interacting protein pair is to affect the efficiency of NHEJ in yeast. Vps75 but not Rtt109 also seem to have an effect on the efficiency of DSB repair using homologous recombination. ..
  9. Chang M, Bellaoui M, Boone C, Brown G. A genome-wide screen for methyl methanesulfonate-sensitive mutants reveals genes required for S phase progression in the presence of DNA damage. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:16934-9 pubmed
    ..These genes may promote replication fork stability or processivity during encounters between replication forks and DNA damage. ..

More Information

Publications15

  1. Mayer M, Pot I, Chang M, Xu H, Aneliunas V, Kwok T, et al. Identification of protein complexes required for efficient sister chromatid cohesion. Mol Biol Cell. 2004;15:1736-45 pubmed
    b>Ctf8p is a component of Ctf18-RFC, an alternative replication factor C-like complex required for efficient sister chromatid cohesion in Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  2. Myung K, Smith S, Kolodner R. Mitotic checkpoint function in the formation of gross chromosomal rearrangements in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:15980-5 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that functional mitotic checkpoints can play a role in the formation of genome rearrangements. ..
  3. Tackett A, Dilworth D, Davey M, O DONNELL M, Aitchison J, Rout M, et al. Proteomic and genomic characterization of chromatin complexes at a boundary. J Cell Biol. 2005;169:35-47 pubmed
    ..We show that these complexes are important for the faithful maintenance of an established boundary, as disruption of the complexes results in specific, anomalous alterations of the silent and active epigenetic states. ..
  4. Reha Krantz L, Siddique M, Murphy K, Tam A, O Carroll M, Lou S, et al. Drug-sensitive DNA polymerase ? reveals a role for mismatch repair in checkpoint activation in yeast. Genetics. 2011;189:1211-24 pubmed publisher
  5. García Rodríguez L, De Piccoli G, Marchesi V, Jones R, Edmondson R, Labib K. A conserved Polϵ binding module in Ctf18-RFC is required for S-phase checkpoint activation downstream of Mec1. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015;43:8830-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Pol ϵ binding module' in Ctf18-RFC that is produced by interaction of the carboxyl terminus of Ctf18 with the Ctf8 and Dcc1 subunits...
  6. McLellan J, O Neil N, Tarailo S, Stoepel J, Bryan J, Rose A, et al. Synthetic lethal genetic interactions that decrease somatic cell proliferation in Caenorhabditis elegans identify the alternative RFC CTF18 as a candidate cancer drug target. Mol Biol Cell. 2009;20:5306-13 pubmed publisher
    ..cerevisiae and C. elegans and suggest that the alternative RFC components DCC1, CTF8, and CTF18 are ideal therapeutic targets because of their mild phenotype when knocked down singly in C. elegans...