McClean: Yeast Nomenclature

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S. cerevisiae researchers have a systematic approach for describing genotypes of yeast strains. You need to follow this system when writing papers, protocols, and when entering yeast strains into the lab database.

This is a summary of the information in "Methods in Yeast Genetics" from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. See the references below.


Chromosomal Genes

Nonmendelian Determinants

Genetic Background


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Burke, D. Dawson, D. & Sterns, T. 2000 Methods in Yeast Genetics: A Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Course Manual Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press


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