Saccharomyces cerevisiae (baker's yeast)
Reference genome: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288C (assembly R64)
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Organism ImageSaccharomyces cerevisiae (baker's yeast)

Baker's yeast, brewer's yeast

Lineage: Eukaryota[4434]; Fungi[2006]; Dikarya[1872]; Ascomycota[1435]; Saccharomycotina[441]; Saccharomycetes[441]; Saccharomycetales[441]; Saccharomycetaceae[88]; Saccharomyces[13]; Saccharomyces cerevisiae[1]
The budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is one of the major model organisms for understanding cellular and molecular processes in eukaryotes. This single-celled organism is also important in industry, where it is used to make bread, beer, wine, enzymes, and pharmaceuticals.The Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome is approximately 12 Mb, organized in 16 chromosomes.


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 787; sequence reads: 172 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 11.876
 median protein count: 5404
 median GC%: 38.2962



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