Yeast contamination on cell culture:HELP!!

Richard J. Dudley rdudley at
Tue Aug 27 12:11:43 EST 1996

Pharmacia has a great booklet on using Percoll to separate contaminants
from cultured cells.  Percoll is like Ficoll.  There's a paper in
Biotechniques (V8 n2 p176) about removing yeast contamination from
lymphoblast cultures.  Good luck finding it.  I've seen other references
using Percoll also.  You may want to call Pharmacia and see what they


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Richard J. Dudley
Neurobiology Research Center
Dep't of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Alabama School of Medicine

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