Septin Filament Formation Is Essential in Budding Yeast

Michael A. McMurray, Aurelie Bertin, Galo Garcia, Lisa Lam, Eva Nogales, Jeremy Thorner
2011 Developmental Cell  
Septins are GTP-binding proteins that form ordered, rod-like multimeric complexes and polymerize into filaments, but how such supramolecular structure is related to septin function was unclear. In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, four septins form an apolar hetero-octamer (
doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2011.02.004 pmid:21497764 pmcid:PMC3079881 fatcat:ppksbcagobb33pwyy7ioirypx4