Genome sizes

Frans Hochstenbach fransh at Box-f.nih.gov
Sat Jan 20 18:12:06 EST 1996


Nikolaj Blom <nikob at cbs.dtu.dk> wrote:

> I haven't been able to locate the genomic
> sizes of the following organisms. Can anyone point me to a source\
> or provide the figures?
...
> Schizosaccharomyces pombe

The Schiz. pombe genome is estimated to be 13.4 Mb in size and is divided
into three chromosomes, namely chromosome I (5.7 Mb), II (4.6 Mb), and III
(3.5 Mb).

For more info on Schiz. pombe, such as genomic sequencing, see

http://www.nih.gov/sigs/yeast/fission.html

Yours, ---Frans.



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