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Saccharomycetaceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(order Endomycetales)

A family of fungi in which the vegetative stage is composed predominantly of single cells which reproduce by budding. A mycelium is formed occasionally in...

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Saccharomycetaceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(order Endomycetales)

A family of fungi in which the vegetative stage is composed predominantly of single cells which reproduce by budding. A mycelium is formed occasionally in...

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Intron Evolution in Saccharomycetaceae

Katarzyna B. Hooks, Daniela Delneri and Sam Griffiths-Jones.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 6830 words.

Introns in protein-coding genes are very rare in hemiascomycetous yeast genomes. It has been suggested that these species have experienced extensive intron loss during their evolution from...

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Saccharomycetaceae

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 60 words.

(order Endomycetales)

A family of fungi in which the vegetative stage is composed predominantly of single cells which reproduce

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Saccharomycetaceae

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 62 words.

A family of fungi in which the vegetative stage is composed predominantly of single cells which reproduce by budding. A ...

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Evolutionary Dynamics of <i>hAT</i> DNA Transposon Families in Saccharomycetaceae

Véronique Sarilar, Claudine Bleykasten-Grosshans and Cécile Neuvéglise.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 11145 words.

Transposable elements (TEs) are widespread in eukaryotes but uncommon in yeasts of the Saccharomycotina subphylum, in terms of both host species and genome fraction. The class II elements...

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Clade- and species-specific features of genome evolution in the Saccharomycetaceae

Kenneth H. Wolfe, David Armisén, Estelle Proux-Wera, Seán S. ÓhÉigeartaigh, Haleema Azam, Jonathan L. Gordon and Kevin P. Byrne.

Edited by Jens Nielsen.

in FEMS Yeast Research

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. 7845 words.

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The authors review species-specific evolutionary attributes of yeast genomes.

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Saccharomyces

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 65 words.

(family Saccharomycetaceae)

A genus of yeasts that includes some economically important species and strains. In the absence of air,

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Why, when, and how did yeast evolve alcoholic fermentation?

Sofia Dashko, Nerve Zhou, Concetta Compagno and Jure Piškur.

in FEMS Yeast Research

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. 3823 words.

The authors review the recent data on the carbon metabolism in Saccharomycetaceae species and attempt to reconstruct the ancient environment which could promote the evolution...

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Identification of the Rps28 binding motif from yeast Edc3 involved in the autoregulatory feedback loop controlling <i>RPS28B</i> mRNA decay

Olga Kolesnikova, Régis Back, Marc Graille and Bertrand Séraphin.

in Nucleic Acids Research

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5766 words.

In the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the Edc3 protein was previously reported to participate in the auto-regulatory feedback loop controlling the level of the RPS28B messenger RNA (mRNA)....

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Species-specific PCR primers for the rapid identification of yeasts of the genus <i>Zygosaccharomyces</i>

Elizabeth Harrison, Alastair Muir, Malcolm Stratford and Alan Wheals.

in FEMS Yeast Research

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. 6291 words.

Species-specific primer pairs that produce a single band of known product size have been developed for members of the Zygosaccharomyces clade including Zygosaccharomyces bailii,...

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Relationships among genera of the <i>Saccharomycotina</i> (<i>Ascomycota</i>) from multigene phylogenetic analysis of type species

Cletus P. Kurtzman and Christie J. Robnett.

in FEMS Yeast Research

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. 5913 words.

Relationships among ascomycetous yeast genera (subphylum Saccharomycotina, phylum Ascomycota) have been uncertain. In the present study, type species of 70 currently recognized genera are...

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Exploring contradictory phylogenetic relationships in yeasts

Qiong Wu, Steve A. James, Ian N. Roberts, Vincent Moulton and Katharina T. Huber.

in FEMS Yeast Research

June 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. 5282 words.

Phylogenetic trees underlie our understanding of yeast evolution and are also proving instrumental in the development of a more robust yeast classification system based upon natural (i.e....

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Evolutionary Mobility of the Ribosomal DNA Array in Yeasts

Estelle Proux-Wéra, Kevin P. Byrne and Kenneth H. Wolfe.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

January 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 4464 words.

The ribosomal DNA (rDNA) of eukaryotes is organized as large tandem arrays. Here, we compare the genomic locations of rDNA among yeast species and show that, despite its huge size (>1 Mb),...

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Extensive Horizontal Transfer and Homologous Recombination Generate Highly Chimeric Mitochondrial Genomes in Yeast

Baojun Wu, Adnan Buljic and Weilong Hao.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

October 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7695 words.

The frequency of horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in mitochondrial DNA varies substantially. In plants, HGT is relatively common, whereas in animals it appears to be quite rare. It is of...

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Natural reassignment of CUU and CUA sense codons to alanine in <i>Ashbya</i> mitochondria

Jiqiang Ling, Rachid Daoud, Marc J. Lajoie, George M. Church, Dieter Söll and B. Franz Lang.

in Nucleic Acids Research

January 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5093 words.

The discovery of diverse codon reassignment events has demonstrated that the canonical genetic code is not universal. Studying coding reassignment at the molecular level is critical for...

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