Cytoplasmic inheritance. Prion-like factors in yeast

Cox, B. (August 1994) Cytoplasmic inheritance. Prion-like factors in yeast. Curr Biol, 4 (8). pp. 744-8. ISSN 0960-9822 (Print)

DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(00)00167-6


Some non-Mendelian genetic factors in yeast have properties reminiscent of prions; inheritance of these prion-like factors may involve the autocatalytic conversion of a protein from one metastable state to another.

Item Type: Paper
Uncontrolled Keywords: Amino Acid Sequence Animals Catalysis Extrachromosomal Inheritance Fungal Proteins/chemistry/ genetics/metabolism Humans Mice Models, Biological Molecular Sequence Data Prions/chemistry/ isolation & purification/metabolism Protein Conformation Saccharomyces cerevisiae/ genetics Saccharomyces cerevisiae Proteins
Subjects: bioinformatics > genomics and proteomics > genetics & nucleic acid processing
organism description > yeast
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Communities: CSHL labs > Futcher lab
Depositing User: Matt Covey
Date: 1 August 1994
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2015 14:11
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2015 14:11
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