Isolation and characterization of a thiamin pyrophosphokinase gene, THI80, from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.


The thi80 mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Nishimura, H., Kawasaki, Y., Nosaka, K., Kaneko, Y., and Iwashima, A. (1991) J. Bacteriol. 173, 2716-2719) shows markedly reduced activity of thiamin pyrophosphokinase (TPK; EC We have isolated a DNA fragment carrying the THI80 gene from a yeast genomic library by its ability to complement constitutive… (More)


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