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Type: Thesis
Title: Transcriptional regulation at the G2/M transition in the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae / by David Matthew Reynolds.
Author: Reynolds, David M.
Issue Date: 2002
School/Discipline: Dept. of Molecular Biosciences
Abstract: In this thesis the biochemical and genetic characterization of Fkh2p identifies it as a major component of SFF. It has been shown to bind DNA in an Mcm1p dependent manner and the Fkh2p DNA binding domain is essential for this interaction. The protein interaction domain of Mcm1p has been demonstrated to be essential for ternary complex formation. Fkh2p, along with a functionally redundant protein Fkh1p, has been show to control the periodic expression of the CLB2 cluster genes. The functional characterisation of the Fkh2p domains reveals an important role for both the Forkhead associated domain and the C-terminus. Ndd1p. another protein important for mitotic progression, is shown to be important for CLB2 cluster regulation by de-repressing Fkh2p and activating gene expression. The role of cdk activity is shown to act through the CLB2 cluster upstream activating sequences, possibly through Ndd1p.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Molecular Biosciences, 2003
Subject: Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genetics.
Genetic transcription Regulation.
Cyclin-dependent kinases
Description: "September, 2002."
Bibliography: leaves 93-106.
106 leaves : ill. (some col.), plates ; 30 cm.
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