McClean: Yeast Nomenclature

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[http://www.yeastgenome.org/sgdpub/Saccharomyces_cerevisiae.pdf ''Saccharomyces cerevisiae'' Genetic Nomenclature Guide]
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Contents

Overview

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

Yeast nomenclature is covered well in the articles listed in the references, so I won't recapitulate all of the details here. You should refer to these references when you have questions. I will just list some of the common conventions that you might need when entering strains into the lab database.

Nomenclature

Chromosomal Genes

Nonmendelian Determinants

Genetic Background

Notes

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References

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

Sherman, F. 2002 Getting started with yeast Methods Enzymol, 350, 3-41

Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genetic Nomenclature Guide

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