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Curr Biol. 2008 Jan 8;18(1):R25-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2007.11.017.

Transcription: a mechanism for short-term memory.

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Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 595, New York, New York 10021, USA. m-ptashne@ski.mskcc.org

Abstract

Yeast growing for a considerable time in glucose 'remember' a previous exposure to galactose, the inducer of its galactose-utilization (GAL) genes. This memory is conveyed by a cytoplasmically transmitted galactokinase working as a signal transducer.

PMID:
18177708
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2007.11.017
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