Female germline-specific tumor suppressor gld-1 - Q17339 (GLD1_CAEEL)


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  • Number of PDB entries for Q17339: 4
RNA-binding protein which recognizes the 5'-UACUCAU-3' RNA consensus sequence (PubMed:24838563). Binds sequences in both the 5'coding and the 3'-UTR region of rme-2 mRNA (PubMed:11562350). Binds sequences in the 3'-UTR region of cye-1 mRNA. Binds to cyb-2.1, cyb-2.2 and cyb-3 mRNA (PubMed:19758560). Binds sequences in the 3'-UTR region of tra-2 mRNA (PubMed:24838563). Germ line-specific tumor suppressor essential for oogenesis (PubMed:7601353). Controls the spatial pattern of translation of multiple oogenesis specific mRNAs (e.g. yolk receptor rme-2) by repression of translation during early meiotic prophase (leptotene to pachytene) and then derepression of translation during diplotene/ diakinesis, following its degradation. Also functions to promote the male sexual fate in the hermaphrodite germline but not the male germline (PubMed:7601353, PubMed:11562350, PubMed:24838563). Represses translation of the vacuolar ATPase component vha-13 in the distal gonad (PubMed:29168500). Functions redundantly with gld-2 to promote the initiation of meiotic development and/or inhibit stem cell proliferation (PubMed:11562350). By regulating cye-1 expression, prevents entry into mitosis in meiotic germline cells (PubMed:19758560, PubMed:21455289). UniProt
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Homodimer. UniProt
The KH domain and the Qua2 region are involved in RNA binding. UniProt
  • Other Gene names: gld-1, T23G11.3
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