Gene Symbol: RIM20
Description: Rim20p
Alias: Rim20p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Xu W, Mitchell A. Yeast PalA/AIP1/Alix homolog Rim20p associates with a PEST-like region and is required for its proteolytic cleavage. J Bacteriol. 2001;183:6917-23 pubmed
    ..Here we report that Rim20p, a member of the broadly conserved PalA/AIP1/Alix family, is required for Rim101p cleavage...
  2. Xu W, Smith F, Subaran R, Mitchell A. Multivesicular body-ESCRT components function in pH response regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida albicans. Mol Biol Cell. 2004;15:5528-37 pubmed
    ..have shown that the ESCRT-III protein Snf7p interacts with the MVB pathway protein Bro1p as well as its homolog Rim20p. Rim20p has no role in MVB formation, but functions in the Rim101p pH-response pathway; Rim20p interacts with ..
  3. Boysen J, Subramanian S, Mitchell A. Intervention of Bro1 in pH-responsive Rim20 localization in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Eukaryot Cell. 2010;9:532-8 pubmed publisher
    Yeast cells contain two Bro1 domain proteins: Bro1, which is required for endosomal trafficking, and Rim20, which is required for the response to the external pH via the Rim101 pathway...
  4. Barrales R, Jimenez J, Ibeas J. Identification of novel activation mechanisms for FLO11 regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2008;178:145-56 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition to previously characterized activators, we identified a number of novel FLO11 activators, which reveal the pH response pathway and chromatin-remodeling complexes as central elements involved in FLO11 activation. ..
  5. Sciskala B, Kölling R. Interaction maps of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae ESCRT-III protein Snf7. Eukaryot Cell. 2013;12:1538-46 pubmed publisher
    ..We also demonstrate for the first time that the ALIX/Bro1 homologue Rim20 binds to the ?6 helix of Snf7...
  6. Obara K, Kihara A. The Rim101 pathway contributes to ER stress adaptation through sensing the state of plasma membrane. Biochem J. 2017;474:51-63 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the Rim101 pathway is important for the adaptation to ER stress by compensating for alterations in PM lipid asymmetry induced by ER stress. ..
  7. Bowers K, Lottridge J, Helliwell S, Goldthwaite L, Luzio J, Stevens T. Protein-protein interactions of ESCRT complexes in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Traffic. 2004;5:194-210 pubmed
    ..where ESCRTI and ESCRTIII interact indirectly via ALIX, the mammalian homologue of yeast proteins Vps31p/Bro1p and Rim20p. Our data also enable us to link all soluble class E Vps proteins to the ESCRT complexes...
  8. Boysen J, Mitchell A. Control of Bro1-domain protein Rim20 localization by external pH, ESCRT machinery, and the Saccharomyces cerevisiae Rim101 pathway. Mol Biol Cell. 2006;17:1344-53 pubmed
    ..Yeast Bro1-domain protein Rim20 has no role in endosome function, but is required for alkaline pH-stimulated cleavage of transcription factor ..
  9. Weiss P, Huppert S, Kölling R. Analysis of the dual function of the ESCRT-III protein Snf7 in endocytic trafficking and in gene expression. Biochem J. 2009;424:89-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the interactions with proteins Rim13 and Rim20, necessary for the Rim-pathway-related functions, were not altered by the mutations, there was a strong effect on ..

More Information


  1. Pashkova N, Gakhar L, Winistorfer S, Sunshine A, Rich M, Dunham M, et al. The yeast Alix homolog Bro1 functions as a ubiquitin receptor for protein sorting into multivesicular endosomes. Dev Cell. 2013;25:520-33 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that Bro1 and other Bro1 family members function in parallel with ESCRT-0 to recognize and sort Ub-cargoes...
  2. Kimura Y, Tanigawa M, Kawawaki J, Takagi K, Mizushima T, Maeda T, et al. Conserved Mode of Interaction between Yeast Bro1 Family V Domains and YP(X)nL Motif-Containing Target Proteins. Eukaryot Cell. 2015;14:976-82 pubmed publisher
    Yeast Bro1 and Rim20 belong to a family of proteins which possess a common architecture of Bro1 and V domains...