Function and regulation of yeast hexose transporters.

  title={Function and regulation of yeast hexose transporters.},
  author={Sebahattin Ozcan and Mark Johnston},
  journal={Microbiology and molecular biology reviews : MMBR},
  volume={63 3},
Glucose, the most abundant monosaccharide in nature, is the principal carbon and energy source for nearly all cells. The first, and rate-limiting, step of glucose metabolism is its transport across the plasma membrane. In cells of many organisms glucose ensures its own efficient metabolism by serving as an environmental stimulus that regulates the quantity, types, and activity of glucose transporters, both at the transcriptional and posttranslational levels. This is most apparent in the baker's… CONTINUE READING
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