Gene Symbol: PET111
Description: Pet111p
Alias: Pet111p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Poutre C, Fox T. PET111, a Saccharomyces cerevisiae nuclear gene required for translation of the mitochondrial mRNA encoding cytochrome c oxidase subunit II. Genetics. 1987;115:637-47 pubmed
    Mutations in the nuclear gene PET111 are recessive and specifically block accumulation of cytochrome c oxidase subunit II (coxII), the product of a mitochondrial gene...
  2. Green Willms N, Butler C, Dunstan H, Fox T. Pet111p, an inner membrane-bound translational activator that limits expression of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondrial gene COX2. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:6392-7 pubmed
    ..We found Pet111p specifically in mitochondria of both wild-type cells and cells expressing a chromosomal gene for a functional ..
  3. Fiori A, Perez Martinez X, Fox T. Overexpression of the COX2 translational activator, Pet111p, prevents translation of COX1 mRNA and cytochrome c oxidase assembly in mitochondria of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Microbiol. 2005;56:1689-704 pubmed
    Dramatically elevated levels of the COX2 mitochondrial mRNA-specific translational activator protein Pet111p interfere with respiratory growth and cytochrome c oxidase accumulation...
  4. Mulero J, Fox T. Alteration of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae COX2 mRNA 5'-untranslated leader by mitochondrial gene replacement and functional interaction with the translational activator protein PET111. Mol Biol Cell. 1993;4:1327-35 pubmed
    ..yeast with in vitro-generated mutations has been exploited to study the mechanism by which the nuclearly encoded PET111 protein specifically activates translation of the mitochondrially coded COX2 mRNA...
  5. Williams E, Perez Martinez X, Fox T. MrpL36p, a highly diverged L31 ribosomal protein homolog with additional functional domains in Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondria. Genetics. 2004;167:65-75 pubmed
    ..We propose that MrpL36p represents a highly diverged L31 homolog with derived domains functioning in mRNA selection in yeast mitochondria. ..
  6. Elliott L, Saracco S, Fox T. Multiple roles of the Cox20 chaperone in assembly of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cytochrome c oxidase. Genetics. 2012;190:559-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Under these conditions some mature Cox2 is assembled into cytochrome c oxidase allowing weak respiratory growth. Thus, the Cox20 chaperone has important roles in leader peptide processing, C-tail export, and stabilization of Cox2. ..
  7. Mulero J, Fox T. Reduced but accurate translation from a mutant AUA initiation codon in the mitochondrial COX2 mRNA of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Gen Genet. 1994;242:383-90 pubmed
    ..Residual translation of the mutant mRNA required the COX2 mRNA-specific activator PET111. Furthermore, growth of cox2-10 mutant strains was sensitive to alterations in PET111 gene dosage: the respiratory-..
  8. Mayorga J, Camacho Villasana Y, Shingú Vázquez M, García Villegas R, Zamudio Ochoa A, García Guerrero A, et al. A Novel Function of Pet54 in Regulation of Cox1 Synthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Mitochondria. J Biol Chem. 2016;291:9343-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Pet54 may play a role in Mss51 hemylation/conformational change necessary for translational activity. Moreover, Pet54 physically interacts with the COX1 mRNA, and this binding was independent of the presence of Mss51. ..
  9. Naithani S, Saracco S, Butler C, Fox T. Interactions among COX1, COX2, and COX3 mRNA-specific translational activator proteins on the inner surface of the mitochondrial inner membrane of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 2003;14:324-33 pubmed
    ..of the COX1, COX2, and COX3 mRNAs is activated mRNA specifically by the nuclearly coded proteins Pet309p, Pet111p, and the concerted action of Pet54p, Pet122p, and Pet494p, respectively...