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Natural variation in an essential host gene underlies resistance to a parasitic plasmid in budding yeast

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posted on 20.04.2020 by Michelle Hays, Janet M. Young, Harmit S. Malik
Some Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains are resistant to the parasitic 2-micron plasmid. We used QTL mapping to identify genomic loci associated with this parasite resistance, and show that a natural variant of MMS21 (an essential host gene) contributes to this natural host immunity.

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5T32HG000035-20

DGE-1256082

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