Gene Symbol: NCS6
Description: Ncs6p
Alias: TUC1, YGL210W-A, Ncs6p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Goehring A, Rivers D, Sprague G. Urmylation: a ubiquitin-like pathway that functions during invasive growth and budding in yeast. Mol Biol Cell. 2003;14:4329-41 pubmed
    ..Loss of five genes that are also essential in a cla4Delta strain, NCS2, NCS6, ELP2, ELP6, and URE2, affect the level of at least one Urm1p conjugate...
  2. Johansson M, Esberg A, Huang B, Bjork G, Byström A. Eukaryotic wobble uridine modifications promote a functionally redundant decoding system. Mol Cell Biol. 2008;28:3301-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the observation that the mcm(5)U(34)- and some ncm(5)U(34)-containing tRNAs efficiently read G-ending codons challenges the notion that eukaryotes do not use U-G wobbling. ..
  3. Nakai Y, Nakai M, Hayashi H. Thio-modification of yeast cytosolic tRNA requires a ubiquitin-related system that resembles bacterial sulfur transfer systems. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:27469-76 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that ubiquitin-like protein Urm1 and ubiquitin-activating enzyme-like protein Uba4, as well as Tuc1 and Tuc2, were strictly required for the s(2) modification...
  4. Huang B, Lu J, Byström A. A genome-wide screen identifies genes required for formation of the wobble nucleoside 5-methoxycarbonylmethyl-2-thiouridine in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. RNA. 2008;14:2183-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Like the absence of the mcm(5) side chain, the lack of the s(2) group renders tRNA(mcm5s2UUC Glu) less sensitive to gamma-toxin, reinforcing the importance of the wobble nucleoside mcm(5)s(2)U for tRNA cleavage by gamma-toxin. ..
  5. Noma A, Sakaguchi Y, Suzuki T. Mechanistic characterization of the sulfur-relay system for eukaryotic 2-thiouridine biogenesis at tRNA wobble positions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009;37:1335-52 pubmed publisher
    ..thiocarboxylate can be utilized in the subsequent reactions for 2-thiouridine formation, mediated by Ncs2p/Ncs6p. We could successfully reconstitute the 2-thiouridine formation in vitro using recombinant proteins...
  6. Bjork G, Huang B, Persson O, Byström A. A conserved modified wobble nucleoside (mcm5s2U) in lysyl-tRNA is required for viability in yeast. RNA. 2007;13:1245-55 pubmed
    ..Deletion of the TUC1 gene together with a deletion of the ELP3 gene, which results in the lack of the mcm(5) side chain, removes all ..
  7. Zinshteyn B, Gilbert W. Loss of a conserved tRNA anticodon modification perturbs cellular signaling. PLoS Genet. 2013;9:e1003675 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, we observed activation of the GCN4-mediated stress response by a non-canonical pathway. Thus, loss of mcm(5)s(2)U causes global effects on gene expression due to perturbation of cellular signaling. ..
  8. Damon J, Pincus D, Ploegh H. tRNA thiolation links translation to stress responses in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2015;26:270-82 pubmed publisher
    ..This mechanism ensures that tRNA thiolation and translation are tightly coupled and coregulated according to need. ..
  9. Tigano M, Ruotolo R, Dallabona C, Fontanesi F, Barrientos A, Donnini C, et al. Elongator-dependent modification of cytoplasmic tRNALysUUU is required for mitochondrial function under stress conditions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015;43:8368-80 pubmed publisher
    ..g. ELP3) and urmylation (e.g., NCS6) pathways. ELP3 or NCS6 deletants had impaired mitochondrial protein synthesis...