MET3 promoter

Jim Sloan jsloan at
Thu Oct 21 18:59:40 EST 1993

In article <2a6nef$lkl at>,
Randolph Hampton  <randy at> wrote:
>We would like any information, anecdotes, advice about using the
>methionine-suppressable promoter in yeast.
>R. Hampton
>UC Berkeley MCB Dept

I found high levels of MET3 mRNA in yeast grown in glucose, but was 
unable to detect any MET3 mRNA in yeast grown on a non-fermentable carbon 
source (ie ethanol and glycerol).  Therefore it would appear that the 
MET3 promoter is regulated by carbon source.

Jim Sloan
jsloan at

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