Cooperative interactions between pairs of homologous chromatids during meiosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Joshua Chang Mell, Kelly Komachi, Owen Hughes, Sean Burgess

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Abstract

We report a novel instance of negative interference during Saccharomyces cerevisiae meiosis, where Cremediated recombination between pairs of allelic loxP sites is more frequent than expected. We suggest that endogenous crossover recombination mediates cooperative pairing interactions between all four chromatids of a meiotic bivalent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1125-1127
Number of pages3
JournalGenetics
Volume179
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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