A halotolerant mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Roberto Gaxiola, Matilde Corona, Samuel Zinker

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FRD, a nuclear and dominant spontaneous mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae capable of growing in up to 2 M NaCl, was isolated. Compared with parental cells, the mutant cells have a lower intracellular Na+/K+ ratio, shorter generation times in the presence of 1 M NaCl, and alterations in gene expression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2978-2981
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology


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