Hsp12p and PAU genes are involved in ecological interactions between natural yeast strains

Damaríz Rivero, Luisa Berná, Irene Stefanini, Enrico Baruffini, Agnes Bergerat, Attila Csikász-Nagy, Carlotta De Filippo, Duccio Cavalieri
  • Environmental Microbiology, July 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12950

What is it about?

The publication describes a strategy to build a social network of yeast strains by means of a punishment and reward loop.


Professor Duccio Cavalieri
University of Florence

This work paves the way to understanding yeast social behaviour and proposes the role of Hsps, Pau genes and yeast "killer" trait in the establishment of communties of different yeasts.

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The following have contributed to this page: Professor Duccio Cavalieri and Dr Irene Stefanini