A cultivated taste for yeast

Genome Biol. 2000;1(1):REVIEWS103. doi: 10.1186/gb-2000-1-1-reviews103. Epub 2000 Apr 27.


The availability of complete genomic sequences of Saccharomyces cerevisiae has catalyzed a cultural change in the practice of yeast biology, providing opportunities to develop high throughput techniques to define protein function, to define drug targets, and to discover and characterize drugs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Drug Design
  • Genome, Fungal*
  • Humans
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae / chemistry
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae / genetics*
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae / physiology