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Fission Yeast
Schizosaccharomyces pombe Lindner

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Schizosaccharomycetes »  order Schizosaccharomycetales »  family Schizosaccharomycetaceae »  genus Schizosaccharomyces

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Life cycle

S. pombe proliferates in a haploid state. Starvation induces mating and resulting diploid cell undergoes immediately meiosis and sporulation.

Compare with Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Author: Tomas HLUSKA

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