competent cell size

Robert Hamilton rhamilto at
Wed Sep 9 10:31:46 EST 1998

Mary P. Remington wrote:
> Lately, when I transform with DH5-alpha cells, the colony sizes are
> different.  I haven't seen this in the past.  What causes this variety of
> cell sizes of the transformed cells?  Thanks for any input.  Mary

Cell growth rate, as affected by the size and nature (ie, proteins
expressed) of the plasmid.


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