Conidial weight

Claude Selitrennikoff claudes at ESSEX.HSC.COLORADO.EDU
Wed Mar 29 09:33:26 EST 1995

On 28 Mar 1995, Jason Dobranic wrote:

> Hi,
> 	What standard procedures are there to determine the weight of
> one conidia? Or estimate which is more likely. 
> Thanks in advance,
> Jason Dobranic
> University Of Toronto
Dear Jason:  a number of years ago Bob Nelson and I estimated a N. crassa 
macroconidium to be ~50 pico grams.  We did this by determining the dry 
weight of a sample containing a known number of macro's (determined by 
using a haemocytometer).  Hope this helps.

Claude Selitrennikoff

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