Fergus.Doherty at nottingham.ac.uk (Fergus Doherty) wrote:
> I want to label yeast with 35S-met, but in a good nitrogen source. I
> don't want to use ammonium sulphate (because the sulphate will be
> preferntially used to make methionine - yes?). So could I use
> glutamine or glutamate, if so what concentration should I use. What
> about ammonium chloride?
I routinely use ammonium chloride for both pombe and cerevisiae and it
works fine. Concentration 3 g / L.
You can grow cerevisiae on any amino acid as nitrogen source, but
different aa give different gowth rates in different backgrounds.
Cocentration 5-10 g / L.
Hope this helps.
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