Jump to content

  • Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Windows Live Log In with Google      Sign In   
  • Create Account

Submit your paper to J Biol Methods today!
Photo

petites in yeasts

yeast petities fermentation

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 uday

uday

    member

  • Active Members
  • Pip
  • 22 posts
0
Neutral

Posted 04 September 2012 - 08:21 PM

Anybody work with petites (respiratory deficient mutants) of yeasts? I suddenly noticed some petite like colonies and what could be the easiest and reliable way to characterize them?

#2 Phil Geis

Phil Geis

    Veteran

  • Active Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 211 posts
14
Good

Posted 01 October 2012 - 07:14 PM

Saccharomyces cerevisiae petites have no or non-functional mitochondria and require an external souce of some lipids for extended growth. As I recall, petite cells do not reduce TTC (triphenyl tetrazolium) in the presence of glucose to a red color while respiratory competent cells do.





Home - About - Terms of Service - Privacy - Contact Us

©1999-2013 Protocol Online, All rights reserved.