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Systematic name YBL042C
Gene name FUI1
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr II:140260..138341
Primary SGDID S000000138

Description of YBL042C: High affinity uridine permease, localizes to the plasma membrane; also mediates low but significant transport of the cytotoxic nucleoside analog 5-fluorouridine; not involved in uracil transport[1][2][3]


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  1. Vickers MF, et al. (2000) Nucleoside transporter proteins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Demonstration of a transporter (FUI1) with high uridine selectivity in plasma membranes and a transporter (FUN26) with broad nucleoside selectivity in intracellular membranes. J Biol Chem 275(34):25931-8 SGD PMID 10827169
  2. Wagner R, et al. (1998) The ORF YBL042 of Saccharomyces cerevisiae encodes a uridine permease. FEMS Microbiol Lett 159(1):69-75 SGD PMID 9485596
  3. Zhang J, et al. (2006) Characterization of the transport mechanism and permeant binding profile of the uridine permease Fui1p of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Biol Chem 281(38):28210-21 SGD PMID 16854981

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