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Physiol. 25: CI85-CI88. Biochemistry of Cell Membranes ed. by S. Papa" J. M. Tager © 1995 Birkhauser Verlag Basel/Switzerland RAS proteins and control of the cell cycle in Saccharomyces cerevisiae O. Fasanot Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare e della Sviluppo, Universita di Palermo, via Archiraff 22, 1-90123 Palermo, Italy The RASI and RAS2 genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genes related to the mammalian H-, K-, and N-ras oncogenes were identified in S. cerevisiae by DNA hybridization techniques (for reviews, see Tamanoi, 1988; Gibbs and Marshall, 1989; Broach and Deschenes, 1990).
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According to the rules of yeast genetics (dominant genes are indicated by three capital letters followed by a number), the yeast genes were denominated RAS 1 and RAS2 (collectively referred to as RAS). The corresponding RAS 1 and RAS2 proteins were 309 and 322 amino acids long, respectively. The sequence similarity between the human and yeast proteins was very high, reaching 90% identity at the level of the N-terminal 80 amino acids. As a consequence, perfect sequence conservation was observed at the level of those amino acids that are critical for the oncogenic activation of mammalian RAS proteins (12, 13, 61, human coordinates).