Current Genetics

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 190–193 | Cite as

Calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II and calmodulin are required for induced thermotolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  • Hidetoshi Iida
  • Yoshikazu Ohya
  • Yasuhiro Anraku
Short Communication


We show here that yeast mutants lacking calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II fail to fully acquire induced thermotolerance. A similar result was also obtained with mutants depending solely on either the N-terminal half or the C-terminal half of calmodulin. These findings indicate that both calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II and calmodulin are required for induced thermotolerance.

Key words

Calmodulin Calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II Heat shock response Saccharomyces cerevisiae 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hidetoshi Iida
    • 1
  • Yoshikazu Ohya
    • 2
  • Yasuhiro Anraku
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Cell ProliferationNational Institute for Basic BiologyOkazakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Plant Sciences, Graduate School of ScienceUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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