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.

Much of this information is taken from the "Methods in Yeast Genetics" book from 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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