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Home • Schizosaccharomyces octosporus yFS286
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Schizosaccharomyces octosporus. Photo by Rhind, Nick (Nick.Rhind@umassmed.edu)

This genome was sequenced by the Broad Institute.

Description of Schizosaccharomyces octosporus has been quoted from Broad.

Schizosaccharomyces octosporus is a relative of the two other known fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces japonicus and the well studied fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. It has a very similar life style to S. pombe, the major difference being its eight-spored ascii.









Genome Reference(s)


  • Schizosaccharomyces group Sequencing Project, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT