Multiple Inducible Cytochromes P-450 in Yeast

  • G. Bronzetti
  • R. Del Carratore
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 39)


A form of cytochrome P-450 is produced in Saccharomyces cerevisiae during the logarithmic growth phase (14). This form is inhibited by metyrapone, tetrahydrofurane, and carbon oxide which are inhibitors of ethanolinducible cytochromes P-450 of mammals. Addition of Na-phenobarbital to the 0.5% glucose liquid medium induced a form of cytochrome P-450 inhibited only by metyrapone. Thus, yeast possess multiple forms of cytochrome P-450 that are individually inducible.


Carbon Oxide Logarithmic Growth Phase Microsomal Cytochrome Post Mitochondrial Supernatant Mitotic Gene Conversion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Bronzetti
    • 1
  • R. Del Carratore
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Mutagenesi e Differenziamento CNRPisaItaly

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