Cyclebase 3.0

Cell-cycle regulation database

REC8 [YPR007C]

Meiotic recombination protein REC8; Meiosis-specific component of the sister chromatid cohesion complex; alpha-kleisin family member that maintains cohesion between sister chromatids during meiosis I; maintains cohesion between centromeres of sister chromatids until meiosis II; independent of its role in sister chromatid cohesion, Rec8p promotes allelic collisions and prevents nonspecific chromosome interactions; homolog of S. pombe Rec8p

Synonyms:  REC8,  REC8p,  Q12188,  LPZ7C,  Q12188p ...

Linkouts:  STRING  UniProt