Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 142, Issue 1, pp 13–17 | Cite as

Cytogenetic demonstration of mitotic chromosomes in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  • Ulrike Wintersberger
  • Maximilian Binder
  • Patricia Fischer


A cytogenetic study of the nuclear material of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as it appears during mitosis was undertaken using a technique which combines light and electron microscopic examination of spheroplasts. Condensation of chromatin into separate chromosomes is observed. The most frequent chromosome number counted is 18.


Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Chromosome Number Saccharomyces Microscopic Examination Cytogenetic Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrike Wintersberger
    • 1
  • Maximilian Binder
    • 1
  • Patricia Fischer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Cancer ResearchUniversity of ViennaAustria

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