Another update: Aneuploidy in yeast

Hi everyone!

In my last post I mentioned that I was going to attempt to use a new method to analyze¬†all of the¬†data I’ve been collecting this summer. I had been using a method from a paper that my professor recommended, but that method wasn’t working out as well as we had hoped. I constructed standard curves for all of the yeast chromosomes which allowed me to figure out the starting concentration of DNA (depending on the output of a quantitative PCR reaction).

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