Smallest known centromere

Value 125 bp
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Zhang H, Dawe RK. Total centromere size and genome size are strongly correlated in ten grass species. Chromosome Res. 2012 May20(4):403-12 p.404 left column top paragraphPubMed ID22552915
Comments ... the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, ... has the smallest known centromere at 125 bp
Entered by Uri M
ID 108220