Zinc Toxicity

Morris F. Manolson mm6y+ at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Jan 20 11:09:01 EST 1994

>Does anybody have a reference or information on:
>The highest level of Zinc that Saccharomyces cerevisiae can grow 
>comfortably on? 

We have grown strains derived from X2180 (D. Botstein) on 4 mM ZnCl2
in rich media (YEPD).  I have never tried it in synthetic media.
Hope this helps, Morrie
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