Replica Plating of Yeast?

benedik at benedik at
Thu Oct 26 15:16:40 EST 1995

In article <46lhd5$19hs at>
Mike Curtin <mbc11 at> writes:

> Can anyone please provide information as to what material(s) should be 
> used to transfer yeast colonies for replica plating.  Disposable 
> commercial velvet is expensive and I plan to do ca. 400 transfers.  
> Alternative ideas would be greatly appreciated!
> Mike C.

Velvets are not usually disposable. Most labs wash them and autoclave
them for reuse. They work great for yeast.

Michael Benedik               benedik at
Biochemical Sciences
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5934

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