protein serine/threonine kinase
RBH JGI v2.0
RBH JGI v1.0
BDIQ01000006.1 : 303921 - 306791
Polo-like kinase; controls targeting and activation of Rho1p at cell division site via Rholp guanine nucleotide exchange factors; regulates Spc72p; also functions in adaptation to DNA damage during meiosis; has similarity to Xenopus Plx1 and S. pombe Plo1p; possible Cdc28p substrate
"Polo-like kinase, involved in initiation of mitosis and mitotic progression; transcript upregulated in response to camptothecin; reported as essential in one study, viable with strong growth defect in another study; mutant sensitive to NaCl"