Genes important for Schizosaccharomyces pombe meiosis identified through a functional genomics screen

Blyth, J., Makrantoni, V., Barton, R.E., Spanos, C., Rappsilber, J., Marston, A.L.

Genetics (2018) 208, 589-603

A genome-wide screen provides a parts list of genes important for meiosis and sporulation in fission yeast. A newly-identifed spindle pole body regulator is shown to be important in chromosome segregation and spore formation.

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http://www.genetics.org/content/208/2/589

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