Tolerance and stress response to ethanol in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

@article{Ding2009ToleranceAS,
  title={Tolerance and stress response to ethanol in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae},
  author={Junmei Ding and Xiaowei Huang and Lemin Zhang and Na Zhao and Dongmei Yang and Ke-Qin Zhang},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2009},
  volume={85},
  pages={253-263}
}
Eukaryotic cells have developed diverse strategies to combat the harmful effects of a variety of stress conditions. In the model yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the increased concentration of ethanol, as the primary fermentation product, will influence the membrane fluidity and be toxic to membrane proteins, leading to cell growth inhibition and even death. Though little is known about the complex signal network responsible for alcohol stress responses in yeast cells, several mechanisms have… CONTINUE READING

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