Help needed in screening libraries.
jpcd0 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jul 21 08:50:04 EST 1995
> I was dismayed to find (actually, I found, then I
> was told) that for the gene I was screening, the probability was about
> 1 in 10^-9 so if I want it, I can screen a billion colonies. Whatever
> you're looking for is somewhere between :-).
1 in 10^9?! What genome were you investigating? Salamanders or something?
That seems pretty rare to me. Just curious. Isn't some fern the record
holder for largest genome?
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