genome sizes?

Frans Hochstenbach fransh at
Sat Jan 20 18:04:37 EST 1996

Nikolaj Blom <nikob at> 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

Yours, ---Frans.

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