Ultradian metabolic cycles in yeast

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Abstract

Budding yeast are capable of displaying various modes of oscillatory behavior. Such cycles can occur with a period ranging from 1 min up to many hours, depending on the growth and culturing conditions used to observe them. This chapter discusses the robust oscillations in oxygen consumption exhibited by high-density yeast cell populations during continuous, glucose-limited growth in a chemostat. These ultradian metabolic cycles offer a view of the life of yeast cells under a challenging, nutrient-poor growth environment and might represent useful systems to interrogate a variety of fundamental metabolic and regulatory processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)857-866
Number of pages10
JournalMethods in Enzymology
Volume470
Issue numberC
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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