How many buddings before the mother cell autolyse?
garrisonp at THORIN.UTHSCSA.EDU
Tue Apr 19 15:12:03 EST 1994
Tae Hoon Kim wrote:
>Hello. I am an undergraduate student working on a senior thesis project
>involving the possible relationship between senescence and programmed cell
>death. A small part of my thesis deals with evolution of cell death
>mechanisms in relation to programmed cell death and cellular senescence.
>I have ran across some interesting literature on yeast senescence.
>Scar on the cell wall of S cerevisiae limits the potential number
>of cell budding before the mother cell autolysis. Based on the surface area
>the maximum potential number of buddings before the entire cell wall is
>covered with budding scars is about 100. Is it true that observed number
>of budding before autolysis is smaller than the limit set by the cell wall
>I would appreciate any comments concerning this matter.
>Tae Hoon Kim
>tkim at reed.edu
Take a look at:
Jazwinski SM. Chen JB. Sun J. |
A single gene change can extend yeast life span: the role of Ras in |
cellular senescence. [Review] |
Adv Exp Med Biol. 330:45-53, 1993. |
Also look at earlier papers by Jazwinski.
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garrisonp at uthscsa.edu
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