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ATG2 / YNL242W Sequence

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


Aliases
APG2 2 , SPO72 22 , AUT8 10
Feature Type
ORF , Verified
Description
Peripheral membrane protein required for autophagic vesicle formation; also required for vesicle formation during pexophagy and the cytoplasm-to-vaucole targeting (Cvt) pathway; involved in Atg9p cycling between the phagophore assembly site and mitochondria; contains an APT1 domain that binds phosphatidylinositol-3-phosphate; essential for cell cycle progression from G2/M to G1 under nitrogen starvation; forms cytoplasmic foci upon DNA replication stress 2 3 4 5 6 7

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