Saccharomyces cerevisiae acquires resistance to 2-deoxyglucose at a very high frequency.

@article{Heredia1988SaccharomycesCA,
  title={Saccharomyces cerevisiae acquires resistance to 2-deoxyglucose at a very high frequency.},
  author={M F Heredia and Claudio F. Heredia},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={1988},
  volume={170 6},
  pages={
          2870-2
        }
}
We have found that Saccharomyces cerevisiae acquires spontaneously increasing resistance to 2-deoxyglucose at a very high frequency. This finding allows the easy isolation of different types of resistant strains of interest for metabolic studies with 2-deoxyhexoses. On the other hand, it sounds a note of caution in the widespread use of 2-deoxyglucose as a selective agent for the isolation of yeast mutants with impaired hexose transport or phosphorylation systems. 

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