What does sorbitol in yeast SD medium?

Vladimir Svetlov svetlov at oncology.wisc.edu
Wed Oct 29 14:01:54 EST 1997


In article <3457A7F4.2A54 at ipk-gatersleben.de>, Frederik Boernke
<boernke at ipk-gatersleben.de> wrote:


> What does sorbitol in yeast SD medium ?

Sorbitol acts as osmotic stabilizer and is added to the media/solutions,
whenever the danger of lysis is eminent (such as downstream processing of
spheroplasts). 
regards,
V.



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