In vivo dynamics of clathrin and its adaptor-dependent recruitment to the actin-based endocytic machinery in yeast.

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Clathrin-mediated transport is a major pathway for endocytosis. However, in yeast, where cortical actin patches are essential for endocytosis, plasma membrane-associated clathrin has never been observed. Using live cell imaging, we demonstrate cortical clathrin in association with the actin-based endocytic machinery in yeast. Fluorescently tagged clathrin is found in highly mobile internal trans-Golgi/endosomal structures and in smaller cortical patches. Total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy showed that cortical patches are likely endocytic sites, as clathrin is recruited prior to a burst of intensity of the actin patch/endocytic marker, Abp1. Clathrin also accumulates at the cortex with internalizing alpha factor receptor, Ste2p. Cortical clathrin localizes with epsins Ent1/2p and AP180s, and its recruitment to the surface is dependent upon these adaptors. In contrast, Sla2p, End3p, Pan1p, and a dynamic actin cytoskeleton are not required for clathrin assembly or exchange but are required for the mobility, maturation, and/or turnover of clathrin-containing endocytic structures.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Newpher, TM; Smith, RP; Lemmon, V; Lemmon, SK

Published Date

  • July 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 87 - 98

PubMed ID

  • 15992543

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15992543

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1878-1551

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1534-5807

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.devcel.2005.04.014

Language

  • eng