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Biosynthesis and Intracellular Transport of Phospholipids in Yeast

  • Günther Daum
  • Karl Kuchler
  • Fritz Paltauf
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 116)

Abstract

In eukaryotic cells, phospholipids required for the biogenesis and maintenance of membranes are synthesized in distinct subcellular compartments. In mammalian cells the bulk of cellular phospholipids is synthesized in the endoplasmic reticuluml; in yeast both mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum share the capacity to synthesize cellular phospholipids2. We have investigated phospholipid biosynthesis in mitochondrial inner and outer membrane, and in two microsomal fractions of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Keywords

Outer Mitochondrial Membrane Microsomal Fraction Outer Membrane Vesicle Cellular Phospholipid Choline Phospho Transferase 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Günther Daum
    • 1
  • Karl Kuchler
    • 1
  • Fritz Paltauf
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Biochemie und LebensmittelchemieTechnische Universität GrazGrazAustria

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