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Y1376

Sigma-Aldrich

Yeast Synthetic Drop-out Medium Supplements

without leucine

MDL number:
NACRES:
ND.02

Quality Level

form

powder

application(s)

food and beverages

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Packaging

20 g in poly bottle

Application

The selection of plasmids in yeast is based on the use of auxotrophic mutant strains that cannot grow without a specific media component (an amino acid, purine or pyrimidine). Transformation with a plasmid containing the mutated gene enables the transformant to grow on a medium lacking the required component. Sigma′s Yeast Synthetic Drop-Out Media Supplements create a richer medium for better yield and growth rate, and increase the probability of successful transformations when screening libraries or performing gene knock-outs.

Components

The supplements contain all of the following components except as indicated:
Amino acids: All standard amino acids except for leucine. All the amino acids are present at a concentration of 76 mg/L.
Other nutrients: Adenine (18 mg/L), inositol (76 mg/L), p-aminobenzoic acid (8 mg/L), uracil (76 mg/L).

Other Notes

Mixtures of amino acids and other nutrients to be added to Yeast Nitrogen Base Without Amino Acids.

Quantity

1.6 g will supplement 1 liter of medium.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Quotes and Ordering

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