Number of times a cell divides prior to death

Range 30-50 divisions
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Powell CD, Quain DE, Smart KA. Chitin scar breaks in aged Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Microbiology. 2003 Nov149(Pt 11):3129-37.PubMed ID14600225
Primary Source Mortimer RK, Johnston JR. Life span of individual yeast cells. Nature. 1959 Jun 20 183(4677):1751-2.PubMed ID13666896
Comments See BNID 105586
Entered by Uri M
ID 103697