Selective media for environmental yeast vs bacteria

Nick Theodorakis via (by nick.theodorakis from
Sun Nov 21 13:52:53 EST 2010

On Nov 20, 4:19 pm, d... from (DK) wrote:
> In article <a955250c-3408-4daa-8f41-57ff6192b... from>, WS

> Yep, don't see a problem. Seems like there are tons of inhibitors
> of prokaryotic but not eukaryotic ribosome/protein synthesis.

There are a few: cycloheximide, G418, anisomycin, emetine, edeine,
aurintricarboxylic acid, pacatmycin, puromycin. Ricin is a potent
irreversible ribosome-inactivating pepetide. Some of those  work on
prokarytotes as well, though.


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