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size of yeast

Oleh Kovalchuke oleh at post.its.mcw.edu
Mon Oct 16 12:30:43 EST 1995


On Mon, 16 Oct 1995, Sepp D. Kohlwein wrote:
> 
> I guess a decimal point is missing here.... 7.0 (1n) or 12.0 (2n) 
> microns would be closer to S.cerevisiae non-pseudo hyphal cell size...
> We have done extensive measurements by CLSM and the first reply was
> about correct. pet strains are about 4 um and haploid wild type (w303,
> D273-10B) is in the range between 7 to 8 microns; diploids are about
> 8 to 10 um.
> 
> Sepp D. Kohlwein

You are right.  I misquoted Sherman.  He gives 70 um3 and 120 um3 for 
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volume of yeast cell.  This means size about 4 and 5 um for haploid and  
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diploid respectively.  

Oleh



















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