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Yeast Membrane Transport

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Attention for Chapter 9: Carboxylic Acids Plasma Membrane Transporters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
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Chapter title
Carboxylic Acids Plasma Membrane Transporters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Chapter number 9
Book title
Yeast Membrane Transport
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-25304-6_9
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-925302-2, 978-3-31-925304-6
Authors

Casal, Margarida, Queirós, Odília, Talaia, Gabriel, Ribas, David, Paiva, Sandra, Margarida Casal, Odília Queirós, Gabriel Talaia, David Ribas, Sandra Paiva

Abstract

This chapter covers the functionally characterized plasma membrane carboxylic acids transporters Jen1, Ady2, Fps1 and Pdr12 in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, addressing also their homologues in other microorganisms, as filamentous fungi and bacteria. Carboxylic acids can either be transported into the cells, to be used as nutrients, or extruded in response to acid stress conditions. The secondary active transporters Jen1 and Ady2 can mediate the uptake of the anionic form of these substrates by a H(+)-symport mechanism. The undissociated form of carboxylic acids is lipid-soluble, crossing the plasma membrane by simple diffusion. Furthermore, acetic acid can also be transported by facilitated diffusion via Fps1 channel. At the cytoplasmic physiological pH, the anionic form of the acid prevails and it can be exported by the Pdr12 pump. This review will highlight the mechanisms involving carboxylic acids transporters, and the way they operate according to the yeast cell response to environmental changes, as carbon source availability, extracellular pH and acid stress conditions.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 51 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 24%
Student > Bachelor 9 18%
Researcher 8 16%
Student > Master 5 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 6%
Other 4 8%
Unknown 10 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 20 39%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 8%
Immunology and Microbiology 2 4%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 2%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 13 25%

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