Cyclebase 3.0

Cell-cycle regulation database

YPS1 [YLR120C]

Aspartic proteinase 3; Aspartic protease; hyperglycosylated member of the yapsin family of proteases, attached to the plasma membrane via a glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchor; involved in nutrient limitation-induced cleavage of the extracellular inhibitory domain of signaling mucin Msb2p, resulting in activation of the filamentous growth MAPK pathway; involved with other yapsins in the cell wall integrity response; role in KEX2-independent processing of the alpha factor precursor

Synonyms:  YPS1,  YPS1p,  P32329,  L2961,  L9233.9 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  UniProt