Copper uptake by whole cells and protoplasts of a wild-type and copper-resistant strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

G. M. Gadd, A. Stewart, C. White, J. L. Mowll

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    Abstract

    A stable copper-resistant mutant of Saccharomyces cerevisiae took up less copper than the wild-type. The use of protoplasts showed that the decreased uptake depended on changed membrane transport properties and not on alterations in the cell wall.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)231-234
    Number of pages4
    JournalFEMS Microbiology Letters
    Volume24
    Issue number2-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1984

    Keywords

    • copper uptake
    • protoplasts
    • Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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