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.


Login to SciCrunch


Register an Account

Delete Saved Search

Are you sure you want to delete this saved search?


NIF LinkOut Portal


Kdx1 regulates RCK1 gene expression by interacting with Rlm1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Chang M, Kang HJ, Baek IJ, Kang CM, Park YS, Yun CW
Biochemical and biophysical research communications


Kdx1 is known as a stress-responsive protein. To better understand the function of Kdx1, we performed microarray analysis in KDX1 overexpressing cells and found that the overexpression of KDX1 dramatically induced the expression of RCK1, a stress-responsive gene. This result was confirmed by northern blot analysis. Furthermore, the overexpression of RCK1 partially rescued the growth defect caused by zymolyase stress. The expression of RCK1 was regulated independently by Slt2 and Hog1, and Kdx1 failed to induce the expression of RCK1 in a HOG1 deletion strain. The transcriptional factors Smp1, Sko1, Msn2, Msn4, and Hot1, which are regulated by Hog1, did not affect RCK1 expression, but Rlm1 did. Furthermore, the mutation of certain phosphorylation sites in RLM1 inhibited the induction of RCK1 expression by Kdx1. We found a conserved Rlm1 binding site in the 5' untranslated region (UTR) of RCK1, and the mutation of these Rlm1 binding sites also inhibited the induction of RCK1 expression by Kdx1. Finally, we showed that Kdx1 physically interacts with Rlm1 and that this interaction affects the ability of Rlm1 to bind to the RCK1 5' UTR. Taken together, these data suggest that Kdx1 interacts with Rlm1 to activate RCK1 gene expression in response to stress in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

  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.