Table 2 Promoters used in S. pombe research
PromoterStrengthRegulationOther commentsReference
nmt1StrongRegulatedaModerate expression even when repressed.Forsburg 1993; Maundrell 1993
nmt81ModerateRegulatedaWeak expression even when repressed.Forsburg 1993; Maundrell 1993
nmt41WeakRegulatedaForsburg 1993; Maundrell 1993
urg1StrongRegulatedbNot regulated when on a plasmid.Watson et al. 2011, 2013
adh1StrongConstitutiveRussell and Hall 1983; McLeod et al. 1987; Forsburg 1993
tif471ModerateConstitutiveDe Medeiros et al. 2015
lys7WeakConstitutiveDe Medeiros et al. 2015
  • a nmt-based promoters are repressed by thiamine (vitamin B1), but induction is relatively slow.

  • b urg1 promoter is rapidly induced by exogenous uracil.