Hyg, Neo, and $$

Brian Foley brianf at med.uvm.edu
Fri Jun 17 08:16:20 EST 1994


David Huen (s.d.huen at bham.ac.uk) wrote:

: Since hyg targets the nucleotide synthesis pathway, it could potentially be
: mutagenic.

	The only papers I have on Hygromycin b say that it inhibits the
elongation step of protein synthesis.  I guess that would eventually lead 
to inhibition of nucleotide synthesis too, but...
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