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Mon Apr 24 10:09:26 EST 1995
David R. Nelson wrote:
> I have been reading a very interesting book this past week called The
>Early Days of Yeast Genetics. It is a treasure trove of facts about yeast.
> One thing that was mentioned, is that diploids grow faster than haploids
>and the cells are larger. I bet if you grew your mated culture for a few
>generations, most of what you would have left would be dipoids. Then you
>could test for sporulation from some single colonies to prove that they are
In at least one strain background (SK1) the opposite is the case.
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