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Budding yeast Dsk2p is a polyubiquitin-binding protein that can interact with the proteasome

Minoru Funakoshi, Toru Sasaki, Takeharu Nishimoto, Hideki Kobayashi
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2002 January 22, 99 (2): 745-50
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Dsk2p from Saccharomyces cerevisiae belongs to the class of proteins that contain a ubiquitin-like (UbL) domain at the N terminus together with a ubiquitin-associated (UBA) domain at the C terminus. We show here that the C-terminal UBA domain of Dsk2p binds to K48-linked polyubiquitin chains, and the N-terminal UbL domain of Dsk2p interacts with the proteasome. Overexpression of Dsk2p caused the accumulation of large amounts of polyubiquitin, and extragenic suppressors of the Dsk2p-mediated lethality proved to be temperature-sensitive mutations in two proteasome subunits, rpn1 and pre2. K48-linked ubiquitin-dependent degradation was impaired by disruption of the DSK2 gene. These results indicate that Dsk2p is K48-linked polyubiquitin-binding protein and also interacts with the proteasome. We discuss a possible role of adaptor function of Dsk2p via its UbL and UBA domains in the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway.

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