• The cloning of genes involved in carnitine-dependent activities in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

      Swiegers, Jan Hendrik (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: L-Carnitine is a unique and important compound in eukaryotic cells. In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, L-carnitine plays a role in the transfer of acetyl groups from the peroxisomes to the mitochondria. This ...
    • A new role for carnitine in yeasts 

      Font-Sala, Candide (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: L-Carnitine (3-0H-4-N-trimethylaminobutanoic acid), also called vitamin Br, is required for the metabolism of fatty acids. Only one specific metabolic activity has been ascribed to L-carnitine in ...