Puromycin vs neomycin

brett brett at BORCIM.WUSTL.EDU
Tue Jun 3 16:30:11 EST 1997


>Hello 
>
>Is puromycin a better selectable marker than neomycin ?
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In my experience, yes. Selection is very fast (days instead of weeks) and
the drug concentration is much lower.
Brett Lindenbach
Dept Molecular Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, MO

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