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Mating type dependent QTL.

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posted on 08.01.2015, 03:29 by Sebastian Treusch, Frank W. Albert, Joshua S. Bloom, Iulia E. Kotenko, Leonid Kruglyak

Comparison of allele frequencies within MATa and MATα populations revealed loci that affect growth in a mating type dependent manner. The QTL on chromosome 8 encompasses GPA1, a negative regulator of the mating pathway that affects fitness in different strain backgrounds [50]. Chromosome 3 was omitted as it contains the mating type locus itself (see S8 Table for all mating type dependent QTL identified).