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Number of Genes in Yeast

How many genes do yeast have?

6,607.

There are a total of 6,607 genes identified in the yeast genome. This is based on the Saccharomyces Genome Database which was last updated on March 24, 2010. 73% of these are verified protein-coding open reading frames, while 1,752 are still dubious or uncharacterized.

This fact is verified on : March 29, 2010.





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