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PCR in yeast?

Kevin Morano ez005528 at chip.ucdavis.edu
Tue Nov 1 17:30:14 EST 1994

Danny Altschuler (dla at galactose.mc.duke.edu) wrote:
: Does anyone know any easy protocol to PCR from single yeast colonies?

Check the molbio.methods-reagents archives for more detailed 
correspondence, but the simple way is to grow a fresh plate of your yeast 
and pick a small colony with your toothpick. Swizzle (scientific term) in 
your PCR mix and go. I use hot start, which greatly improves specificity.

Kevin A. Morano
Internet:kamorano at ucdavis.edu    
Bitnet:kamorano at ucdavis   
Section of Microbiology, University of California, Davis

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