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trk1  -  potassium ion transporter Trk1

Schizosaccharomyces pombe 972h-

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High impact information on trk1

  • In addition, the trk1 trk2 strain displays increased sensitivity to hygromycin B [1].
  • Genome database searches revealed that S. pombe encodes a putative gene (designated here trk2(+)) that shows significant identity to trk1(+) [1].


  1. Trk1 and Trk2 define the major K(+) transport system in fission yeast. Calero, F., Gómez, N., Ariño, J., Ramos, J. J. Bacteriol. (2000) [Pubmed]
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