reference for yeast codon preference

Arle Kruckeberg arle at
Thu Jan 26 13:40:52 EST 1995

In article <3g7hce$fri at>
it is asked:

> >A collegue of mine is looking for a reference for yeast codon preferences.
> >Can anyone help?  Thanks in advance

Check out Pesole et al, Nucleic Acids Research 16(5) 1715-1728, which
tabulates codon usage of 59 "highly expressed" and 99 "lowly expressed"
yeast genes (17237 and 19745 codons, respectively). You can also make
your own tables, using relevant genes (the gene to be engineered, gene
family members, etc.) with GCG's CODONFREQUENCY. Also useful for
engineering is GCG's BACKTRANSLATE.

a.k.a. Dr. Arthur L. Kruckeberg
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
Great Britain
+44 532 333172
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arle at

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