Student needs help

killer yeast vvsvetlov at utmem1.utmem.edu
Fri Jan 26 01:12:28 EST 1996


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<Pine.SUN.3.91.960125193851.16864B-100000 at elaine15.Stanford.EDU>,
mrbear at LELAND.STANFORD.EDU ("Rachelle M. Acuna-Narvaez") wrote:

 Does anyone 
> know the optimum pH for _Saccharomyces_?  Also, does anyone know what the 
> normal pH environment is like for _Saccharomyces_? 
 
It depends. Optimal pH for X-gal conversion (= development of blue colour
on the plates) is 7.0 with phosphate buffer. For environment of wild yeast
you should consult somth. like ecology of fungi monographs. I remember
seeing smth. like that for myxomycetes. 
Regards, 
Vladmeister

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