In yeast, TATA box binding protein associated factors (TAF(II)s) are dispensable for transcription of most genes. Here we use differential display to identify a small subset of yeast genes whose transcription in vivo requires yTAF(II)145. Promoter-mapping studies reveal, unexpectedly, that the region of a gene that renders it yTAF(II)145-dependent is not the upstream activating sequence, which contains the activator-binding sites, but rather the core promoter. In fact, a core promoter requiring yTAF(II)145 retained that requirement when its transcription was directed by several unrelated upstream activating sequences and even in the absence of an activator. Taken together, our results indicate that yTAF(II)145 functions in recognition and selection of core promoters by a mechanism not involving upstream activators.
|Evidence ID||Analyze ID||Interactor||Interactor Systematic Name||Interactor||Interactor Systematic Name||Type||Assay||Annotation||Action||Modification||Phenotype||Source||Reference||Note|
|Evidence ID||Analyze ID||Gene||Gene Systematic Name||Gene Ontology Term||Gene Ontology Term ID||Qualifier||Aspect||Method||Evidence||Source||Assigned On||Reference||Annotation Extension|
|Evidence ID||Analyze ID||Gene||Gene Systematic Name||Phenotype||Experiment Type||Experiment Type Category||Mutant Information||Strain Background||Chemical||Details||Reference|
|Evidence ID||Analyze ID||Regulator||Regulator Systematic Name||Target||Target Systematic Name||Experiment||Conditions||Strain||Source||Reference|