MRT4

Summary

Gene Symbol: MRT4
Description: Mrt4p
Alias: Mrt4p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c
Products:     MRT4

Top Publications

  1. Zuk D, Belk J, Jacobson A. Temperature-sensitive mutations in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae MRT4, GRC5, SLA2 and THS1 genes result in defects in mRNA turnover. Genetics. 1999;153:35-47 pubmed
    ..growth and mRNA decay defects, and genetic experiments, revealed that ts1189 is mutated in the previously unknown MRT4 gene, ts942 is mutated in GRC5 (encoding the L9 ribosomal protein), ts817 contains a mutation in SLA2 (encoding a ..
  2. Lo K, Li Z, Wang F, Marcotte E, Johnson A. Ribosome stalk assembly requires the dual-specificity phosphatase Yvh1 for the exchange of Mrt4 with P0. J Cell Biol. 2009;186:849-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In yeast, P0 and Rpl12 correspond to bacterial L10 and L11 and form the stalk base of mature ribosomes, whereas Mrt4 is a nuclear paralogue of P0...
  3. Harnpicharnchai P, Jakovljevic J, Horsey E, Miles T, Roman J, Rout M, et al. Composition and functional characterization of yeast 66S ribosome assembly intermediates. Mol Cell. 2001;8:505-15 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate that proteomic approaches in concert with genetic tools provide powerful means to purify and characterize ribosome assembly intermediates. ..
  4. Rodríguez Mateos M, Abia D, García Gómez J, Morreale A, de la Cruz J, Santos C, et al. The amino terminal domain from Mrt4 protein can functionally replace the RNA binding domain of the ribosomal P0 protein. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009;37:3514-21 pubmed publisher
    In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the Mrt4 protein is a component of the ribosome assembly machinery that shares notable sequence homology to the P0 ribosomal stalk protein...
  5. Fernández Pévida A, Rodríguez Galán O, Díaz Quintana A, Kressler D, de la Cruz J. Yeast ribosomal protein L40 assembles late into precursor 60 S ribosomes and is required for their cytoplasmic maturation. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:38390-407 pubmed publisher
  6. Fuentes J, Datta K, Sullivan S, Walker A, Maddock J. In vivo functional characterization of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae 60S biogenesis GTPase Nog1. Mol Genet Genomics. 2007;278:105-23 pubmed
    ..Several conserved charge-to-alanine substitutions outside the GTPase domain display modest growth phenotypes indicating that these residues are not critical for function. ..
  7. Yao Y, Demoinet E, Saveanu C, Lenormand P, Jacquier A, Fromont Racine M. Ecm1 is a new pre-ribosomal factor involved in pre-60S particle export. RNA. 2010;16:1007-17 pubmed publisher
    ..These data highlight the involvement of many factors acting together to export pre-60S particles. ..
  8. Sarkar A, Pech M, Thoms M, Beckmann R, Hurt E. Ribosome-stalk biogenesis is coupled with recruitment of nuclear-export factor to the nascent 60S subunit. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2016;23:1074-1082 pubmed publisher
    ..The assembly factor Mrt4, a structural homolog of cytoplasmic-stalk protein P0, masks this site, thus preventing untimely recruitment of ..
  9. Bassler J, Grandi P, Gadal O, Lessmann T, Petfalski E, Tollervey D, et al. Identification of a 60S preribosomal particle that is closely linked to nuclear export. Mol Cell. 2001;8:517-29 pubmed
    ..Eight of these proteins were copurified with nuclear pore complexes, suggesting that this complex represents the transport intermediate for 60S subunit export. ..

More Information

Publications14

  1. Francisco Velilla R, Remacha M, Ballesta J. Carboxy terminal modifications of the P0 protein reveal alternative mechanisms of nuclear ribosomal stalk assembly. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013;41:8628-36 pubmed publisher
    ..ribosomal stalk is mainly incorporated into pre-ribosomes in the cytoplasm where it replaces the assembly factor Mrt4. In analyzing the role of the P0 carboxyl terminal domain (CTD) during ribosomal stalk assembly, we found that its ..
  2. Tosti E, Katakowski J, Schaetzlein S, Kim H, Ryan C, Shales M, et al. Evolutionarily conserved genetic interactions with budding and fission yeast MutS identify orthologous relationships in mismatch repair-deficient cancer cells. Genome Med. 2014;6:68 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, we provide novel insights into the genome maintenance functions of a critical DNA repair complex and propose a promising targeted treatment for MMR deficient tumors. ..
  3. Gómez Herreros F, Margaritis T, Rodríguez Galán O, Pelechano V, Begley V, Millán Zambrano G, et al. The ribosome assembly gene network is controlled by the feedback regulation of transcription elongation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017;45:9302-9318 pubmed publisher
    ..On the whole, this work uncovers a feedback control of ribosome biogenesis by fine-tuning transcription elongation in ribosome assembly factor-coding genes. ..
  4. Gerus M, Bonnart C, Caizergues Ferrer M, Henry Y, Henras A. Evolutionarily conserved function of RRP36 in early cleavages of the pre-rRNA and production of the 40S ribosomal subunit. Mol Cell Biol. 2010;30:1130-44 pubmed publisher
    ..In parallel, we studied the human orthologue of Rrp36p in HeLa cells, and we show that the function of this protein in early cleavages of the pre-rRNA has been conserved through evolution in eukaryotes. ..
  5. Sugiyama M, Nugroho S, Iida N, Sakai T, Kaneko Y, Harashima S. Genetic interactions of ribosome maturation factors Yvh1 and Mrt4 influence mRNA decay, glycogen accumulation, and the expression of early meiotic genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biochem. 2011;150:103-11 pubmed publisher
    ..One of the mutant alleles, designated as SVH1-1 (suppressor of ?yvh1 deletion), was identical to MRT4 (mRNA turnover) that contained a single-base substitution causing an amino acid change from Gly(68) to Asp...