metabolite uptake in yeast

Manuel G. Claros claros at
Tue Jan 21 04:05:38 EST 1997

On 11 Jan 1997, Ian Burbulis wrote:

 > I have a question about metabolite uptake in yeast. Will Saccharomyces take
 > up free G6P and 6PG?

I do not think so.... Remember that sugars that are phosphorilated can not
get through the membrane. I do not know any kind of transporter like this.
But if you use glycerol, it will work

Manuel G. CLAROS claros at Investigador Contratado
claros at Bioquimica & Biologia Molecular Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad de Malaga (Spain)  34-5-213 2000 (fax) 

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