Gene Symbol: RRN6
Description: Rrn6p
Alias: Rrn6p
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

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  1. Lalo D, Steffan J, Dodd J, Nomura M. RRN11 encodes the third subunit of the complex containing Rrn6p and Rrn7p that is essential for the initiation of rDNA transcription by yeast RNA polymerase I. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:21062-7 pubmed
    ..experiments combined with mobility of Rrn11p in SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis analysis relative to Rrn6p and Rrn7p led to the conclusion that RRN11 encodes the 66-kDa subunit of CF...
  2. Lin C, Moorefield B, Payne J, Aprikian P, Mitomo K, Reeder R. A novel 66-kilodalton protein complexes with Rrn6, Rrn7, and TATA-binding protein to promote polymerase I transcription initiation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 1996;16:6436-43 pubmed
    ..Rrn11 specifically complexes with two previously identified transcription factors, Rrn6 and Rrn7 (D. A. Keys, J. S. Steffan, J. A. Dodd, R. T. Yamamoto, Y. Nogi, and M. Nomura, Genes Dev...
  3. Peyroche G, Milkereit P, Bischler N, Tschochner H, Schultz P, Sentenac A, et al. The recruitment of RNA polymerase I on rDNA is mediated by the interaction of the A43 subunit with Rrn3. EMBO J. 2000;19:5473-82 pubmed
    ..Rrn3 has several protein partners: a two-hybrid screen identified the C-terminus of subunit Rrn6 of the core factor as a Rrn3 contact, an interaction supported in vitro by affinity chromatography...
  4. Steffan J, Keys D, Dodd J, Nomura M. The role of TBP in rDNA transcription by RNA polymerase I in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: TBP is required for upstream activation factor-dependent recruitment of core factor. Genes Dev. 1996;10:2551-63 pubmed
    ..consisting of Rrn5p, Rrn9p, Rrn10p, and two more uncharacterized proteins; and core factor (CF) consisting of Rrn6p, Rrn7p, and Rrn11p...
  5. Keener J, Josaitis C, Dodd J, Nomura M. Reconstitution of yeast RNA polymerase I transcription in vitro from purified components. TATA-binding protein is not required for basal transcription. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:33795-802 pubmed
    ..The role of TBP in pol I transcription is fundamentally different from its role in pol II or pol III transcription. ..
  6. Oakes M, Siddiqi I, Vu L, Aris J, Nomura M. Transcription factor UAF, expansion and contraction of ribosomal DNA (rDNA) repeats, and RNA polymerase switch in transcription of yeast rDNA. Mol Cell Biol. 1999;19:8559-69 pubmed
    ..We discuss the significance of these observations in relation to the plasticity of rDNA tandem repeats and nucleolar structures as well as evolution of the Pol I machinery. ..
  7. Knutson B, Luo J, Ranish J, Hahn S. Architecture of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae RNA polymerase I Core Factor complex. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2014;21:810-6 pubmed publisher
    Core Factor (CF) is a conserved RNA polymerase (Pol) I general transcription factor comprising Rrn6, Rrn11 and the TFIIB-related subunit Rrn7...
  8. Philippi A, Steinbauer R, Reiter A, Fath S, Leger Silvestre I, Milkereit P, et al. TOR-dependent reduction in the expression level of Rrn3p lowers the activity of the yeast RNA Pol I machinery, but does not account for the strong inhibition of rRNA production. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010;38:5315-26 pubmed publisher
    ..However, our analysis reveals that the dramatic reduction of rRNA synthesis in the immediate cellular response to impaired TOR signalling cannot be explained by the simple down-regulation of Rrn3p and Pol I-Rrn3p levels. ..
  9. Keys D, Vu L, Steffan J, Dodd J, Yamamoto R, Nogi Y, et al. RRN6 and RRN7 encode subunits of a multiprotein complex essential for the initiation of rDNA transcription by RNA polymerase I in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genes Dev. 1994;8:2349-62 pubmed
    ..with biochemical fractionation, we obtained a highly purified preparation (Rrn6/7 complex), which consisted of Rrn6p, Rrn7p, and another protein with an apparent molecular weight of 66,000, but which did not contain the TATA-..