1887

Abstract

The sp. CID1 isolate (CBS 8614) and several other yeasts were analysed for their mitochondrial and nuclear genes. The data show that sp. CID1, found so far only in one location in Europe, is a natural hybrid between three different yeast species. Two of them, -like and -like, are ubiquitous and contributed parts of the nuclear genome; the third, sp. IFO 1802-like, which has been found only in Japan, contributed the mitochondrial DNA molecule. These data suggest that the yeast cell is able to accommodate, express and propagate genetic material that originates from different species, and the very existence of the resulting natural hybrids indicates that such hybrids are well adapted to their habitats.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal/ijsem/10.1099/00207713-49-4-1933
1999-10-01
2019-11-16
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journal/ijsem/10.1099/00207713-49-4-1933
Loading

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error