luciferase for yeast?

Marc Lamphier bxg00676 at
Sat Oct 7 12:25:23 EST 1995

In article
<Pine.SUN.3.91.951002175825.9376A-100000 at>,
Wolfgang  Fecke <wf14 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> are there any reporter genes available (apart from the common 
> b-galactosidase/X-gal system) which do NOT select for growth (like HIS3 
> or LEU2)? 

CAT works fine in yeast -- extremely sensitive. Check out a paper by Griggs
& Johnson in MCB (regulation of the GAL4 promoter) from sometime around
1991 - 92.
If you want more info or vectors contact me at lamphier at

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