TABLE 1

Summary of mutants affecting peroxisomal functions

GeneAlleleGenome locusaS. cerevisiae orthologb% identity (similarity)cLength (aa)aProposed function
pexApexA9AN5991.3PEX139 (54)1178PTS1 and PTS2 protein import
pexFpexF23AN2925.3PEX634 (50)1477PTS1 and PTS2 protein import
pexMpexM15AN1511.3PEX1335 (53)437PTS1 and PTS2 protein import
pexCpexC∷barAN2281.3PEX323 (39)531Peroxisome biogenesis
pexEpexEΔAN10215.3PEX533 (48)656PTS1 protein import receptor
pexGpexG14AN0880.3PEX741 (56)356PTS2 protein import receptor
pexKpexKΔAN1921.3PEX1127 (50)236Peroxisome proliferation
antAantA15AN0257.3ANT137 (55)337ATP carrier