Yeast knockouts peel back secrets of cell protein function

Posted by on September 26, 2016 3:53 pm
Categories: health

To fill in the blanks on mitochondria, researchers deleted 174 genes, one by one, in yeast. They then subjected the yeast to high-intensity mass spectrometry to measure unprecedented detail on thousands of metabolic products, including proteins, intermediate chemicals called metabolites, and lipids.

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