In article <sg32-1409951047470001 at 22.214.171.124>,
sg32 at postoffice.mail.cornell.edu (Susan Glueck) wrote:
> The "ballpark" in our lab for screening genomic libraries of D.
> melanogaster is to screen 1 x 10^6 plaques (one million) in order to get a
> fair representative of the genome. What kind of numbers do you employ?
>> Furthemore, how much larger than Drosophila melanogaster is the genome of
> Musca domestica? Then how many plaques would it be necessary to screen to
> obtain a fair representation of that genome?
>> Susan Glueck
>sg32 at cornell.edu
I have been screening 1 x 10-6 with varying degrees of success. So much
depends upon the library you use, how much it is age matched and the
relative expression of your gene of choice but I think it is a fair