X

Forgot your Password

If you have forgotten your password, please enter your account email below and we will reset your password and email you the new password.

X

Login to SciCrunch

X

Register an Account

Delete Saved Search

Are you sure you want to delete this saved search?

NO

NIF LinkOut Portal

FILTERS

Yeast epsin-related proteins required for Golgi-endosome traffic define a gamma-adaptin ear-binding motif.

Authors:
Duncan MC, Costaguta G, Payne GS
Affiliation:
Journal:
Nature cell biology

Abstract

Clathrin-coated vesicles (CCVs) are a central component of endocytosis and traffic between the trans-Golgi network (TGN) and endosomes. Although endocytic CCV formation is well characterized, much less is known about CCV formation at internal membranes. Here we describe two epsin amino-terminal homology (ENTH) domain-containing proteins, Ent3p and Ent5p, that are intimately involved in clathrin function at the Golgi. Both proteins associate with the clathrin adaptor Gga2p in vivo; Ent5p also interacts with the clathrin adaptor complex AP-1 and clathrin. A novel, conserved motif that mediates the interaction of Ent3p and Ent5p with gamma-ear domains of Gga2p and AP-1 is defined. Ent3p and Ent5p colocalize with clathrin, and cells lacking both Ent proteins exhibit defects in clathrin localization and traffic between the Golgi and endosomes. The findings suggest that Ent3p and Ent5p constitute a functionally related pair that co-operate with Gga proteins and AP-1 to recruit clathrin and promote formation of clathrin coats at the Golgi/endosomes. On the basis of our results and the established roles of epsin and epsin-related proteins in endocytosis, we propose that ENTH-domain-containing proteins are a universal component of CCV formation.

BioGRID Links

  1. Welcome

    Welcome to NIF. Explore available research resources: data, tools and materials, from across the web

  2. Community Resources

    Search for resources specially selected for NIF community

  3. More Resources

    Search across hundreds of additional biomedical databases

  4. Literature

    Search Pub Med abstracts and full text from PubMed Central

  5. Insert your Query

    Enter your search terms here and hit return. Search results for the selected tab will be returned.

  6. Join the Community

    Click here to login or register and join this community.

  7. Categories

    Narrow your search by selecting a category. For additional help in searching, view our tutorials.

  8. Query Info

    Displays the total number of search results. Provides additional information on search terms, e.g., automated query expansions, and any included categories or facets. Expansions, filters and facets can be removed by clicking on the X. Clicking on the + restores them.

  9. Search Results

    Displays individual records and a brief description. Click on the icons below each record to explore additional display options.

X