Preserving yeast strains

Schekman Lab group at mendel.berkeley.edu
Wed Apr 17 18:12:27 EST 1996


In article <3173A226.7E1A at mbp.biosci.missouri.edu>, Steven Nothwehr
<nothwehr at mbp.biosci.missouri.edu> 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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