Collecting Transformation papers for a review

S. L. Rennie rennie at bldghsc.lan1.umanitoba.ca
Fri Oct 13 13:40:45 EST 1995


To all users:
   Dr. R.Dan Gietz of the University of Manitoba (Canada) is in the midst of 
writing a review of Yeast transformation for Biotechniques and has asked that
I put out a call for papers/citations that peoples have used in the 
past few years on new techniques (ex. frozen competant yeast cells, 
high efficiency trafos by various methods etc.)  

Please refer to the following articles:

Schiestl,RH., P.Manivasakam, RA.Woods, and RD.Gietz, (1993) Introducing DNA
   into yeast by transformation.  Methods:  A Companion to Methods in Enzymology
   5, 79-85.

Gietz,RD., and RA.Woods (1994) High Efficiency transformation in Yeast.
    Molecular genetics of Yeast:  Practical approaches, ed. J.A. Johnston, 
    Oxford University Press pp 121-134.
 
 are there new techniques out in the past year(s) that have not been
covered in these previous reviews?

Thanks for your time.
You may reply to me at rennie at bldghsc.lan1.umanitoba.ca
Sharon

-- 
we're not happy if our yeast ain't blue!




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