5-FOA and S.pombe

'Mike' Michael J. Moser moser at u.washington.edu
Sat Apr 27 03:43:04 EST 1996


I used FOA in YE media to select for recombinants between plasmids and
ura4+ marked deletions of cam1+.  I'm sure that I based it on an old Jurg
Kohli paper.


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On Thu, 11 Apr 1996, David D Morgan wrote:

> Can anyone tell me what the working concentration is of 5-FOA for
> S.pombe.......for S.cerivisiae it's 1mg/ml of media.
> Any other 'top tips' / 'tricks of the trade' when selecting with 5-FOA
> would also be really useful as this is my first time using it.
> Thanks in advance.
> Emma Tonkin
> Dept. Molecular and Cell Biology
> University of Aberdeen
> Scotland
> Fax: (01224) 273144
> email: gen160 at abdn.ac.uk

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