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PLP2  -  Plp2p

Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c

Synonyms: Phosducin-like protein 2, VIAF1, Viral IAP-associated factor 1 homolog, YOR281C
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High impact information on PLP2

  • Cells overexpressing PLP1 or PLP2 exhibited a 70-80% decrease in gene induction but no change in pheromone-mediated growth arrest [1].
  • Haploid spore products bearing the plp2Delta mutant failed to grow, suggesting that PLP2 is an essential gene [1].


  1. Functional analysis of Plp1 and Plp2, two homologues of phosducin in yeast. Flanary, P.L., DiBello, P.R., Estrada, P., Dohlman, H.G. J. Biol. Chem. (2000) [Pubmed]
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