Crabtree effect?

Chris Kafer ckafer at
Tue Jun 23 15:27:41 EST 1998

Could someone provide an overview of this phenomena and/or references?
None of my numerous Biochem texts mention this anywhere.

Basically, I have been told that S. cer. growing under aerobic
conditions with  glucose (0.4% or greater) will actually meet their
energy requirements by fermentation and *not* carrying out
respiration.  Sounds bogus to me...but what do I know, I'm a plant


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