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By T. M. Bourett, S. W. James, R. J. Howard (auth.), Professor Dr. Richard J. Howard, Professor Dr. Neil A. R. Gow (eds.)

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M. W. J. Howard gene expansion, and gene-pair divergence, from an ancestor closely related to Kluyveromyces waltii (Kellis et al. 2004). Thus, it is no surprise that many fungi possess simpler and less redundant gene sets for many processes and pathways. This is true for A. 6). In contrast, we discovered several endomembrane processes and gene families that have expanded relative to yeast. 5, novel fungal dynamin-related proteins and BAR domain protein). , 10−4 ). , see Claverie and Notredame 2003; Pevsner 2003; Buehler and Rashidi 2005), with the caveat that alignment between short homologs, especially those consisting of less than 100 amino acids, may generate e-values higher than the cutoff.

1999; Müller et al. 2000; Harris et al. 2005; Donohoe et al. 2006). Biochemistry has also played a role in increasing our understanding of compartmentalization within the endomembrane system, especially in studies of Saccharomyces cerevisiae where good morphological data is often elusive. For example, it has proven to be very useful to analyze secreted proteins as they pass through successive compartments of the endomembrane system. If the secretory pathway is blocked by either treatment with a pharmacological agent or the introduction of a genetic lesion, then the normally secreted protein will accumulate at some location(s) within the cell.

In certain cell types it has been estimated that 80% of Golgi activity is devoted to the production of complex polysaccharides (Driouich et al. 1993). The situation in rapidly growing vegetative hyphae of filamentous hyphae may be similarly skewed in favor of polysaccharide production. Much has been learned about plant and mammalian Golgi through the use of the fungal metabolite brefeldin A (BFA; Lippincott-Schwartz et al. 1989; Satiat-Jeunemaitre et al. 1996). In these systems BFA leads to a blockage of anterograde transport from the ER to the Golgi resulting in a disassembly of the Golgi apparatus and the redistribution of many of its components back to the ER – the retrograde pathway for retrieving ER markers from the Golgi is unaffected by BFA.

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