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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