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Trp1 vs. Leu2 vectors.

David Perez-Morga dperez at alize.ulb.ac.be
Thu Jul 10 04:31:15 EST 1997

	Hello everybody,
	I have a yeast strain (trp1-, leu2-, his3-, ade2-, lys2-) that I have
transformed with plasmids harboring the TRP1 or LEU2 genes (i. e. as in
the two hybrid system). When I transform with the LEU2 plasmid alone or
together with the TRP1, I get high efficiencies of transformation
(10e6/ug), but, when I transform the same strain with the TRP1 plasmid
alone I get a very low efficiency (10e2/ug).
	Could anybody explain to me why?. 

					David Perez-Morga

					Labo. de Parasitologie Moleculaire
					Departement de Biologie Moleculaire
					Universite Libre de Bruxelles
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