Cloning and characterization of theSKI3gene ofSaccharomyces cerevisiaedemonstrates allelism toSKI5
Linda Hougan; David, Y. Thomas; Malcolm Whiteway
Current Genetics 16(3): 139-143
We have identified a mutant strain of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae which overproduces killer toxin. This strain contains a single mutation which fails to complement defects in both the SKI3 and SKI5 genes, while a cloned copy of this gene complements both the ski3 and ski5 defects.