Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Organism Details
Common Name yeast
Genus Saccharomyces
Species cerevisiae
Abbreviation S.cerevisiae
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a species of yeast. It is perhaps the most useful yeast, having been instrumental to baking and brewing since ancient times. It is believed that it was originally isolated FROM chado.the skins of grapes (one can see the yeast as a component of the thin white film on the skins of some dark-colored fruits such as plums; it exists among the waxes of the cuticle). It is one of the most intensively studied eukaryotic model organisms in molecular and cell biology, much like Escherichia coli as the model bacterium. It is the microorganism behind the most common type of fermentation. S. cerevisiae cells are round to ovoid, 5–10 micrometres in diameter. It reproduces by a division process known as budding.
Data Type Summary
The following data types are currently present for this organism
Feature Type Count
exon 7,010
polypeptide 6,642
mRNA 6,603
gene 6,603
noncoding_exon 480
long_terminal_repeat 383
intron 376
ARS 337
tRNA 299
CDS 133
nucleotide_match 102
region 91
transposable_element_gene 90
snoRNA 77
LTR_retrotransposon 50
plus_1_translational_frameshift 46
X_element 32
telomere 32
telomeric_repeat 31
binding_site 31
X_element_combinatorial_repeat 28
rRNA 24
pseudogene 20
Y_prime_element 19
repeat_region 19
chromosome 17
centromere_DNA_Element_II 16
centromere_DNA_Element_III 16
centromere 16
centromere_DNA_Element_I 16
ncRNA 15
internal_transcribed_spacer_region 8
external_transcribed_spacer_region 8
snRNA 6
gene_cassette 3
non_transcribed_region 3
insertion 2
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Feature Name Unique Name Type
YAL003W YAL003W gene
YAL004W YAL004W gene
YAL005C YAL005C gene
YAL007C YAL007C gene
YAL008W YAL008W gene
YAL009W YAL009W gene
YAL010C YAL010C gene
YAL011W YAL011W gene
YAL012W YAL012W gene
YAL013W YAL013W gene
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