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Unformatted text preview: They grow rapidly (2 hour doubling time) on simple defined nutrient media, are easily mutagenized and thus are ideal for genetic and molecular studies. Moreover, they can be grown in the haploid state so that single gene mutation studies are more easily performed. Although relatively simple cells, they have and express many of the important genes that control basic cell functions found in cells from more advanced organisms, such as mouse and human....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2010 for the course BIS 104 taught by Professor Scholey during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08