Lac operon curing?

Doug Pecota pecota at design.eng.uci.edu
Tue Jul 16 15:53:56 EST 1996


     I was told that there is a method for selecting cells which lack the 
lac operon by killing cells that contain it?  The person I spoke with was 
unable to give me a reference for how this is done.  If anyone is 
familiar with or has information about this method could they please 
E-mail me (pecota at eng.uci.edu) or post.

P.S.  I know how to grow/detect cells containing the lac operon by 
growing on MacConkey or IPTG/X-Gal agar.

Thanks

Doug Pecota
University of California Irvine



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