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Flp Frt system another gift from Yeast to Fly

By | April 17, 2021

“Yeast” Saccharomyces cerevisiae has contributed immensely in making Drosophila melanogaster a successful model system.The over expression system of UAS GAL4, which is borrowed from Yeast turned out to be real boon for fly geneticists.Another significant contribution came in the form of FLP FRT technique. The system uses the 2um plasmid of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.This… Read More »