Effects of the S288c genetic background and common auxotrophic markers on mitochondrial DNA function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

@article{Young2008EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the S288c genetic background and common auxotrophic markers on mitochondrial DNA function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae},
  author={Matthew J. Young and Deborah A. Court},
  journal={Yeast},
  year={2008},
  volume={25}
}
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a valuable model organism for the study of eukaryotic processes. Throughout its development as a research tool, several strain backgrounds have been utilized and different combinations of auxotrophic marker genes have been introduced into them, creating a useful but non‐homogeneous set of strains. The ade2 allele was used as an auxotrophic marker, and for ‘red–white’ screening for respiratory competence. his3 alleles that influence the expression of MRM1 have been… Expand
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