Current Microbiology

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 209–211 | Cite as

Glucose transport in a glucosephosphate isomeraseless mutant ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae

  • Javier Perea
  • Carlos Gancedo
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Abstract

A glucosephosphate isomeraseless mutant ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae was able to accumulate glucose-6-phosphate when incubated with glucose. Transport ofd-xylose was measured in the glucose-6-phosphate charged cells and compared with untreated cells. Even at an intracellular concentration of 15 mM, inhibition of the transport did not surpass 20%. It is concluded that glucose-6-phosphate is not the regulatory metabolite of hexose transport in yeast.

Keywords

Fermentation Xylose Fructose Glucose Transport Hexose Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Perea
    • 1
  • Carlos Gancedo
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Enzimologia del C. S. I. C.Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad AutónomaMadrid-34Spain

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