Plasmid copy number

SLForsburg notmyaddress at
Thu Apr 26 10:43:07 EST 2001

Rich wrote:
>Does anyone know the approximate copy number of the pREP series of
>plasmids that accumulate in S. pombe cells? I have been unable to find
>this information in the Maundrell publication that first described
>plasmids. Thank you.

Estimates range from 4 to 20 copies per cell.  However I cannot at the
moment lay my hands on the references for this factoid.

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S L Forsburg, PhD
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The Salk Institute

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