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ypt2  -  GTPase Ypt2

Schizosaccharomyces pombe 972h-

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High impact information on ypt2

  • The other isolate, named ryh1, and a fourth homolog, ypt2, have been characterized by Gallwitz and co-workers [1].
  • The mutated ypt2 gene was introduced into the S. pombe genome by gene replacement [2].


  1. Identification of ras-related, YPT family genes in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Miyake, S., Yamamoto, M. EMBO J. (1990) [Pubmed]
  2. Function of the ypt2 gene in the exocytic pathway of Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Craighead, M.W., Bowden, S., Watson, R., Armstrong, J. Mol. Biol. Cell (1993) [Pubmed]
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