In article <3v2v4i$r7m at eagle.novo.dk>, Jan Eric Jensen <eric at novo.dk> wrote:
>My question is: can S. cerevisiae grow on lets say YPSorbitol ?
I don't think so. I think the whole point behind sorbitol in the Real
World is, as the Merck Index says, "will not support microbial growth." It's
sort of an undigestable thickener.
Of course, I could be wrong. I have seen contaminated sorbitol solutions,
but the fungi might have been using something else for carbon.
You can, of course, determine the answer empirically by trying it.
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