Gene Symbol: PEL1
Description: CDP-diacylglycerol--glycerol-3-phosphate 3-phosphatidyltransferase
Alias: PEL1, YCL003W, CDP-diacylglycerol--glycerol-3-phosphate 3-phosphatidyltransferase
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Zhong Q, Li G, Gvozdenovic Jeremic J, Greenberg M. Up-regulation of the cell integrity pathway in saccharomyces cerevisiae suppresses temperature sensitivity of the pgs1Delta mutant. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:15946-53 pubmed
    ..These findings demonstrate that functional Pgs1p is essential for cell wall biogenesis and activation of the PKC-Slt2 signaling pathway. ..
  2. Janitor M, Obernauerova M, Kohlwein S, Subik J. The pel1 mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is deficient in cardiolipin and does not survive the disruption of the CHO1 gene encoding phosphatidylserine synthase. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1996;140:43-7 pubmed
    Cells of the pel1 mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae were found to contain an extremely low content of cardiolipin, a decreased level of phosphatidylcholine and an increased level of phosphatidylinositol...
  3. Chang S, Heacock P, Clancey C, Dowhan W. The PEL1 gene (renamed PGS1) encodes the phosphatidylglycero-phosphate synthase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:9829-36 pubmed
    ..We have determined that the PEL1 gene (now renamed PGS1), previously proposed to encode a second phosphatidylserine synthase of yeast (Janitor, M...
  4. Zhong Q, Gvozdenovic Jeremic J, Webster P, Zhou J, Greenberg M. Loss of function of KRE5 suppresses temperature sensitivity of mutants lacking mitochondrial anionic lipids. Mol Biol Cell. 2005;16:665-75 pubmed
    ..quot; These findings demonstrated that mitochondrial anionic lipids are required for cellular functions that are essential in cell wall biogenesis, the maintenance of cell integrity, and survival at elevated temperature. ..
  5. Dzugasova V, Subik J. Synthetic lethal interaction between the pel1 and op1 mutations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2005;50:293-9 pubmed
    ..containing the op1 mutation affecting the function of a mitochondrial ATP/ADP translocator has been crossed to the pel1 and crd1 mutants deficient in the biosynthesis of mitochondrial phosphatidylglycerol (PG) and cardiolipin (CL)...
  6. Zhou J, Zhong Q, Li G, Greenberg M. Loss of cardiolipin leads to longevity defects that are alleviated by alterations in stress response signaling. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:18106-14 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings show for the first time that perturbation of CL synthesis leads to decreased longevity in yeast, which is restored by altering signaling through stress response pathways. ..
  7. Connerth M, Tatsuta T, Haag M, Klecker T, Westermann B, Langer T. Intramitochondrial transport of phosphatidic acid in yeast by a lipid transfer protein. Science. 2012;338:815-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, intramitochondrial lipid trafficking may involve a regulatory feedback mechanism that limits the accumulation of cardiolipin in mitochondria. ..
  8. Dzugasova V, Obernauerova M, Horvathova K, Vachova M, Zakova M, Subik J. Phosphatidylglycerolphosphate synthase encoded by the PEL1/PGS1 gene in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is localized in mitochondria and its expression is regulated by phospholipid precursors. Curr Genet. 1998;34:297-302 pubmed
    The PEL1/PGS1 gene of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is essential for the viability of rho-/rho degrees mutants and the normal cardiolipin content of cells...
  9. Osman C, Haag M, Wieland F, Brugger B, Langer T. A mitochondrial phosphatase required for cardiolipin biosynthesis: the PGP phosphatase Gep4. EMBO J. 2010;29:1976-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Our experiments provide the framework for the further dissection of mechanisms that are required for accumulation and maintenance of CL levels in mitochondria. ..