Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs)

Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs)

Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs) Yeast artificial chromosomes (YACs)¬†are genetically engineered chromosomes derived from the DNA of the yeast. It is a human-engineered DNA molecule used to clone DNA sequences in yeast cells. They are the products of a recombinant DNA cloning methodology to isolate and propagate very large segments of DNA in a yeast host. … Read more Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs)

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE)

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE)

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE) Feeley et al in 1978 developed a medium to isolate Legionella¬†species which was later modified by substituting yeast extract for casein hydrolysate and beef extract, and replacing starch with activated charcoal and named it as Charcoal Yeast Extract (CYE) Agar. A further modification was made by Pasculle et al in … Read more Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract (BCYE)