Cdt1 proteolysis is promoted by dual PIP degrons and is modulated by PCNA ubiquitylation.
Cdt1 plays a critical role in DNA replication regulation by controlling licensing. In Metazoa, Cdt1 is regulated by CRL4(Cdt2)-mediated ubiquitylation, which is triggered by DNA binding of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA). We show here that fission yeast Cdt1 interacts with PCNA in vivo and that DNA loading of PCNA is needed for Cdt1 proteolysis after DNA damage and in S phase. Activation of this pathway by ultraviolet (UV)-induced DNA damage requires upstream involvement of nucleoti...Expand abstract
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