Preserving yeast strains

Schekman Lab group at
Wed Apr 17 18:12:27 EST 1996

In article <3173A226.7E1A at>, Steven Nothwehr
<nothwehr at> wrote:

> Does anyone know of a quick method to easily preserve hundreds of 
> yeast clones without actually going to the trouble of making 
> independent frozen DMSO (or glycerol) stocks in separate vials?  Could 
> this be done using microtiter (ELISA) plates?  Any suggestions would 
> be appreciated.

Robin Wright published a method in Biotechniques withing the past year
that involves drying down colonies on agar between sheets of cellophane.

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