Gene Symbol: DSS1
Description: Dss1p
Alias: MSU1, Dss1p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Dmochowska A, Golik P, Stepien P. The novel nuclear gene DSS-1 of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is necessary for mitochondrial biogenesis. Curr Genet. 1995;28:108-12 pubmed
    ..We suggest that the DSS-1 protein may be a component of the mitochondrial 3'-5' exoribonuclease complex. ..
  2. Dziembowski A, Piwowarski J, Hoser R, Minczuk M, Dmochowska A, Siep M, et al. The yeast mitochondrial degradosome. Its composition, interplay between RNA helicase and RNase activities and the role in mitochondrial RNA metabolism. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:1603-11 pubmed
    ..that the degradosome is composed of only two large subunits: an RNase and a RNA helicase encoded by nuclear genes DSS1 and SUV3, respectively, and that it co-purifies with mitochondrial ribosomes...
  3. Guo X, Chen C, Wang D, Modrek A, Phan V, Lee W, et al. Uncoupling the roles of the SUV3 helicase in maintenance of mitochondrial genome stability and RNA degradation. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:38783-94 pubmed publisher
    Yeast SUV3 is a nuclear encoded mitochondrial RNA helicase that complexes with an exoribonuclease, DSS1, to function as an RNA degradosome...
  4. Dziembowski A, Malewicz M, Minczuk M, Golik P, Dmochowska A, Stepien P. The yeast nuclear gene DSS1, which codes for a putative RNase II, is necessary for the function of the mitochondrial degradosome in processing and turnover of RNA. Mol Gen Genet. 1998;260:108-14 pubmed
    The yeast nuclear gene DSS1 codes for a mitochondrial protein containing regions of homology to bacterial RNase II and can act as a multicopy suppressor of a deletion of the SUV3 gene, which encodes an RNA helicase...
  5. Turk E, Caprara M. Splicing of yeast aI5beta group I intron requires SUV3 to recycle MRS1 via mitochondrial degradosome-promoted decay of excised intron ribonucleoprotein (RNP). J Biol Chem. 2010;285:8585-94 pubmed publisher
    ..and is a critical component of the mitochondrial degradosome, which also includes a 3' --> 5' exonuclease, Dss1p. Defects in the degradosome result in accumulation of aberrant transcripts, unprocessed transcripts, and excised ..
  6. Daoud R, Forget L, Lang B. Yeast mitochondrial RNase P, RNase Z and the RNA degradosome are part of a stable supercomplex. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012;40:1728-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, the question of mt-RNase P localization within mitochondria was investigated, by GFP-tracing of a known protein subunit (Rpm2p). We find that about equal fractions of RNase P are soluble versus membrane-attached. ..
  7. Malecki M, Jedrzejczak R, Stepien P, Golik P. In vitro reconstitution and characterization of the yeast mitochondrial degradosome complex unravels tight functional interdependence. J Mol Biol. 2007;372:23-36 pubmed
    ..RNA and its background activity in the absence of RNA is reduced greatly when the protein is in the complex with Dss1p. The Suv3 protein alone does not display RNA-unwinding activity and the 3' to 5' directional helicase activity ..
  8. Wegierski T, Dmochowska A, Jabłonowska A, Dziembowski A, Bartnik E, Stepien P. Yeast nuclear PET127 gene can suppress deletions of the SUV3 or DSS1 genes: an indication of a functional interaction between 3' and 5' ends of mitochondrial mRNAs. Acta Biochim Pol. 1998;45:935-40 pubmed
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae nuclear genes SUV3 and DSS1 encode putative RNA helicase and RNase II, respectively, which are subunits of the mitochondrial degradosome (mtEXO): a three-protein complex which has a 3' to 5' exoribonuclease ..