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Oxylipins in automictic yeast life cycles
(University of the Free State, 2007-11)
English: 3-OH oxylipins are saturated and unsaturated oxidized fatty acids which are produced in mitochondria via incomplete b-oxidation or fatty acid synthesis type II. These compounds possibly play an important role in ...
Yeast sensors reveal chloroquine as yeast fertility drug
(University of the Free State, 2013-11)
English: Previous unpublished research by Kock and co-workers indicated that the antimalarial drug chloroquine (CQ) stimulates yeast sexual stages (biosensors). Consequently several indicator yeasts (Eremothecium ashbyi, ...
Oxylipins in the yeast genus Ascoidea
(University of the Free State, 2007-05)
English: Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)-sensitive 3-hydroxy (3-OH) oxylipins were uncovered in 1991 in the yeast Dipodascopsis uninucleata. Since then, various similar oxylipins were found to be widely distributed in fungi. ...