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strain MKP-O

Rob Kirkpatrick kirkpat at ?cc.umanitoba.ca?
Thu Jul 23 13:28:46 EST 1998

In article <6p4ngh$llj at net.bio.net>, gene1 at clark.net (J. Casey Lippmeier) wrote:

> I have an S. cerevisiae strain auxotrophic for several amino and nucleic
> acids (off the top of my head, ade-, ura-, trp-, leu-, lys-, and his- (I
> may be forgetting one)).  I acquired it from someone who got it from the
> guy next door to him at his old lab who got it from his collaborator... 
> you know the rest.  My question is, does anyone recognize this strain by
> this name and do you know it's origianl source?  I'm just using it to test
> a library I've made to see if it's capable of doing any kind of
> complementations at all and would like to reference the strain to it's
> original creator.
> Thank you,
> J. Casey Lippmeier

Hi!  We use this all the time and I believe the reference for MKP-o is :

Pierce, Giroux and Kunz.  Mutat. Res. 182: 65-74. (1987)

If this isn't right, e-mail me directly and I'll get it right.


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