Glucose scarcity and alkaline stress induce the same set of genes
created on Sept. 6, 2012, 7:15 p.m.
updated on Sept. 21, 2012, 4:26 p.m.
In budding yeast alkaline pH stress invokes a potent and fast transcriptional response that includes many genes repressed by glucose [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22372618]. Both high pH as well as low glucose extend the lifespan.