volume 18, issue 1, P45-51 1996
DOI: 10.1016/0141-0229(96)00072-5
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Kevin Kavanagh, Peter A. Whittaker

Abstract: Protuplas~ .fusion hu.s made a significant contribution to our understanding qf the genetics und biochemists? of the rfoncorl~,entional yeasts. and it has ,facilitated the creution ef no\'el strains of yeast thut display enhanced biotechnological potential. This article presents an examination of the means of isolating, reverting. and jikng yeast protoplasts, as well as an analysis of the products resulting jkom such fusions. Although this review is primarily concerned \vith the impact protoplast,fusion has ma…

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