Advances in Microbial Physiology, Vol. 49 by Robert K. Poole

By Robert K. Poole

First released in 1967, Advances in Microbial body structure is one among Elsevier's most famous and acclaimed sequence. Now edited by way of Professor Robert Poole, collage of Sheffield, Advances in Microbial body structure maintains to submit topical and significant experiences, reading body structure in its broadest context, to incorporate all fabric that contributes to our realizing of ways microorganisms and their part elements paintings. themes comprise: * Glutathione, Altruistic Metabolite in Fungi * The position of the Flavodiiron Proteins in Microbial Nitric Oxide detoxing * pressure Responsive micro organism: Biosensors as Environmental displays * Bacterial Na+ -or H+ - coupled ATP working at low electrochemical strength * Dissimiatory Fe(III) and Mn(IV) relief

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G. , 2002) stress. , 1997). , 2003). , 2001). Last but not least, ROS concentrations may elevate endogenously in fungal cells depending on the age of the culture. 2. , 2000a) and membranes (Davidson and Schiestl, 2001). , 2000b). , 1995). , 2000) and Trx peroxidase (Lee and Park, 1998) have been reported to confer resistance against heat shock. Similar to the regulation of oxidative stress response, the up-regulation of GSH biosynthesis under heat shock is Yap1p-dependent in S. , 2000b). , 1998b) were induced in S.

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GSH ! , 2003). GLUTATHIONE METABOLISM IN FUNGI 47 Figure 11 The toxicity of the protonophore side-chain precursors PA and POA is likely to be connected to the formation of toxic epoxide intermediates of hydroxylation reactions on the aromatic rings in P. , 2000, 2001, 2003). 48 ISTVA´N PO´CSI, ROLF A. PRADE AND MICHEL J. PENNINCKX 6. AGING AND AUTOLYSIS In most cases, aging and cell death of fungi are connected to intracellular accumulation of ROS (Fig. , 2002). However, it remains unclear if ROS and/or ROS-induced oxidative damages (Costa and Moradas-Ferreira, 2001) are determinants of aging (Wickens, 2001).

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