Divergence date of S. cerevisiae and S. pombe

Range ~1100 MYA
Organism Yeast
Reference Schmidt MW, Houseman A, Ivanov AR, Wolf DA. Comparative proteomic and transcriptomic profiling of the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Mol Syst Biol. 2007 3: 79 p.1 left column top paragraphPubMed ID17299416
Primary Source Heckman DS, Geiser DM, Eidell BR, Stauffer RL, Kardos NL, Hedges SB. Molecular evidence for the early colonization of land by fungi and plants. Science. 2001 Aug 10 293(5532):1129-33.PubMed ID11498589
Comments "It has been estimated that fission yeast diverged from budding yeast ~1100 million years ago (primary source), thus accounting for their considerable divergence in genome organization (Wood et al, 2002)."
Entered by Uri M
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