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Knocking out the YGL035C seems to have no effect on growth after incubating for 5 days on the Nitrogen omitted media.
YEL035C is more sensitive than BY4735(wild) given that there is less colonizes present when under the same stress.
In a BY4735 background, knocking out YEL035C seems to have a moderate effect on growth rate in log-phase in YPD media. In this assay, the BY4735 strain's doubling time was 124 minutes, while the YEL035C knock-out strain's doubling time was 220 minutes.
In the BY4735 background, knocking out the YEL035C strain seem to have a moderate effect on a growth rate, by slowing down the growth even more than the BY4735. In the knock-out experiment, the BY4735 strain's doubling time was 149 minutes, whereas the YEL035C knock-out strain's doubling time was 309 minutes. In the calibration experiment, the BY4735 strain's doubling time was 64 minutes, whereas the YEL035C knock-out strain's doubling time was 100 minutes.
The wild type strain had a little difference in the doubling time when we added methanol, but the methanol killed all of the cells in the YEL035c strain. []
Stressing with Hydroxyurea
Hydroxyurea Protocol - The wild type strain had only a small difference in doubling time when stressed with Hydroxyurea; however, the doubling time of the YEL035C strain was much higher, indicating that the gene is more sensitive to the stress and that this gene probably plays a role in DNA replication.
Fermentation protocol link  - There appears to be no major difference in fermentation rate. The lower final ethanol percentage could be a result of evaporation. If this experiment were to be carried out again then it should be done in an air tight container.
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- Lopez MC and Baker HV (2000) Understanding the growth phenotype of the yeast gcr1 mutant in terms of global genomic expression patterns. J Bacteriol 182(17):4970-8 SGD PMID 10940042
- Snoek IS and Steensma HY (2006) Why does Kluyveromyces lactis not grow under anaerobic conditions? Comparison of essential anaerobic genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with the Kluyveromyces lactis genome. FEMS Yeast Res 6(3):393-403 SGD PMID 16630279
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