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FKS1 / YLR342W Sequence

Sequences and genome annotation information for Reference Strain S288C and a select set of Alternative References.


Aliases
CND1 21 , CWH53 17 , ETG1 4 , GSC1 2 , PBR1 22
Protein Product
1,3-beta-D-glucan synthase
Feature Type
ORF , Verified
Description
Catalytic subunit of 1,3-beta-D-glucan synthase; functionally redundant with alternate catalytic subunit Gsc2p; binds to regulatory subunit Rho1p; involved in cell wall synthesis and maintenance; localizes to sites of cell wall remodeling; FKS1 has a paralog, GSC2, that arose from the whole genome duplication 2 3 4 5
Paralog
GSC2 5
EC Number
2.4.1.34

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