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Sunight on Yeast Cells

Postby SCIENCE114 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:18 pm

Hello,

I had a question about your experiment where you put a type of yeast that is very sensitive to sunlight under the Sun and see what happens. If I wanted to extend this topic and see which sunscreen would stop the cells from dividing, would I apply the sunscreen on the cells and see what it does or is there another way to approach this topic?

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Re: Sunight on Yeast Cells

Postby PeaceFolarin » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:45 pm

Hi Science114,

I think it would make sense to put sunscreen on the yeast cells and see if it stops them from dividing. You could even go as far to look at different types of sunscreens affect on the yeast cells. Whether a stronger sunscreen would decrease the rate of cell division or have a reverse effect.

Hope that was helpful!

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Re: Sunight on Yeast Cells

Postby SCIENCE114 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:47 pm

Okay that makes sense
But these yeast cells are modified, would it still relate to human cells or not

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Re: Sunight on Yeast Cells

Postby SCIENCE114 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:37 pm

I mean will it show a similarity to human cells, since these yeast cells have been modified

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Re: Sunight on Yeast Cells

Postby PeaceFolarin » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:26 pm

Science14,

I think it possibly could be relatable to human cells. It depends on what you mean by "modified" yeast cells.

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Re: Sunight on Yeast Cells

Postby SCIENCE114 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:42 pm

On the procedures on your website, it says these yeast cells are genetically modified to be more sensitive to the Sun. Will this relate to human cells?


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