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Yeast Membrane Transport

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Attention for Chapter 13: Transport Systems in Halophilic Fungi.
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Chapter title
Transport Systems in Halophilic Fungi.
Chapter number 13
Book title
Yeast Membrane Transport
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-25304-6_13
Pubmed ID
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-925302-2, 978-3-31-925304-6
Authors

Plemenitaš, Ana, Konte, Tilen, Gostinčar, Cene, Cimerman, Nina Gunde, Ana Plemenitaš, Tilen Konte, Cene Gostinčar, Nina Gunde Cimerman

Abstract

Fungi that tolerate very high environmental NaCl concentrations are good model systems to study mechanisms that enable them to endure osmotic and salinity stress. The whole genome sequences of six such fungal species have been analysed: Hortaea werneckii, Wallemia ichthyophaga and four Aureobasidium spp.: A. pullulans, A. subglaciale, A. melanogenum and A. namibiae. These fungi show different levels of halotolerance, with the presence of numerous membrane transport systems uncovered here that are believed to maintain physiological intracellular concentrations of alkali metal cations. Despite some differences, the intracellular cation contents of H. werneckii, A. pullulans and W. ichthyophaga remain low even under extreme extracellular salinities, which suggests that these species have efficient cation transport systems. We speculate that cation transporters prevent intracellular accumulation of Na(+), and thus avoid the toxic effects that such Na(+) accumulation would have, while also maintaining the high K(+)/Na(+) ratio that is required for the full functioning of the cell - another crucial task in high-Na(+) environments. This chapter primarily summarises the cation transport systems of these selected fungi, and it also describes other membrane transporters that might be involved in their mechanisms of halotolerance.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 26 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 23%
Student > Master 4 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 12%
Professor 3 12%
Other 2 8%
Other 3 12%
Unknown 5 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 42%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 12%
Environmental Science 2 8%
Chemical Engineering 2 8%
Unspecified 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 7 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 January 2016.
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#12,922,499
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