alpha-Aminoadipate as a primary nitrogen source for Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants.

@article{Zaret1985alphaAminoadipateAA,
  title={alpha-Aminoadipate as a primary nitrogen source for Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants.},
  author={Kenneth S Zaret and Fred Sherman},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={1985},
  volume={162 2},
  pages={579-83}
}
In contrast to wild-type strains of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, lys2 and lys5 mutants are able to utilize alpha-aminoadipate as a primary source of nitrogen. Chattoo et al. (B. B. Chattoo, F. Sherman, D. A. Azubalis, T. A. Fjellstedt, D. Mehnert, and M. Ogur, Genetics 93:51-65, 1979) relied on this difference in the effective utilization of alpha-aminoadipate to develop a procedure for directly selecting lys2 and lys5 mutants. In this study we used a range of mutant strains and various… CONTINUE READING

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