Yeast as a Model Genetic Organism
Published Online: 26 MAR 2003
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Mell, J. C. and Burgess, S. M. 2003. Yeast as a Model Genetic Organism. eLS. .
- Published Online: 26 MAR 2003
The budding yeast is an ideal experimental organism for genetic research. The yeast shares a common life cycle and cellular architecture with higher eukaryotes, and as a microorganism it is easily propagated and manipulated in the laboratory.
- Saccharomyces cerevisiae;