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Old 03-06-2011, 07:43 PM   #1
Jan 2010
Fredericton, N.B.
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I have just slanted out some Wyeast 1968 and noticed that some of the cells are elongated under the microscope. Does anyone more knowledgeable of yeast morphology know if this indicates some kind of division mutant, or do they elongate during active cell growth?

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:49 PM   #2
Jan 2011
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Per my MD wife that is normal, they elongate and pinch off when asexually reproducing.
Time to have some fun

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:53 PM   #3
Aug 2009
Charlottesville, VA
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heh heh, "elongate"

heh heh, "reproducing"

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:54 PM   #4
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If it is coming straight from Wyeast, you can be assured that is the proper strain.

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