Daughter cell size as percent of mother cell size under nutrient limitation conditions

Range <20 %
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Turner JJ, Ewald JC, Skotheim JM. Cell size control in yeast. Curr Biol. 2012 May 8 22(9):R350-9. p.R351 left column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID22575477
Primary Source Johnston GC, Pringle JR, Hartwell LH. Coordination of growth with cell division in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Exp Cell Res. 1977 Mar 1 105(1):79-98.PubMed ID320023
Comments "Upon nutrient limitation, budding yeast will produce daughter cells less than 20% of the mother cell size [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
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