Gene Symbol: SPS1
Description: putative serine/threonine protein kinase SPS1
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Top Publications

  1. Friesen H, Lunz R, Doyle S, Segall J. Mutation of the SPS1-encoded protein kinase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae leads to defects in transcription and morphology during spore formation. Genes Dev. 1994;8:2162-75 pubmed
    ..Completion of the late events of the sporulation program requires the SPS1 gene...
  2. Iwamoto M, Fairclough S, Rudge S, Engebrecht J. Saccharomyces cerevisiae Sps1p regulates trafficking of enzymes required for spore wall synthesis. Eukaryot Cell. 2005;4:536-44 pubmed
    b>SPS1 encodes a sporulation-specific protein with homology to the Ste20/p21-activated kinase family...
  3. Percival Smith A, Segall J. Characterization and mutational analysis of a cluster of three genes expressed preferentially during sporulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 1986;6:2443-51 pubmed
    ..Three of these sporulation-specific genes, SPS1, SPS2, and SPS3, have been shown to be closely linked...
  4. Akiyoshi B, Nelson C, Biggins S. The aurora B kinase promotes inner and outer kinetochore interactions in budding yeast. Genetics. 2013;194:785-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The Dsn1 component is crucial for kinetochore assembly and is phosphorylated by the Aurora B kinase. We found that Aurora B phosphorylation of Dsn1 promotes the interaction between outer and inner kinetochore proteins in budding yeast. ..
  5. Slubowski C, Paulissen S, Huang L. The GCKIII kinase Sps1 and the 14-3-3 isoforms, Bmh1 and Bmh2, cooperate to ensure proper sporulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e113528 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Sps1, a serine/threonine kinase, is required for sporulation, but relatively little is known about the molecular ..
  6. Paulissen S, Slubowski C, Roesner J, Huang L. Timely Closure of the Prospore Membrane Requires SPS1 and SPO77 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics. 2016;203:1203-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that SPS1, which encodes a kinase belonging to the germinal center kinase III family, is involved in prospore membrane ..