Alexa Pearce

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Yeast phosphofructo-1-kinase (Pf1k) and pyruvate kinase (Pyk1) are allosterically regulated enzymes that catalyse essentially irreversible reactions in glycolysis. Both the synthesis and activity of these enzymes are tightly regulated. To separate experimentally the control of Pf1k and Pyk1 synthesis from their allosteric regulation, a congenic set of PFK1,(More)
The mechanisms by which the weak acid preservative benzoic acid inhibits the growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae have been investigated. A reduction in the pyruvate kinase level, which decreases glycolytic flux, did not increase the sensitivity of yeast to benzoic acid. However, a decrease in 6-phosphofructo-1-kinase (PF1K), which does not affect glycolytic(More)
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