Interaction between the Cig1 and Cig2 B-type cyclins in the fission yeast cell cycle.


In this report, we describe the cloning and characterization of a B-type cyclin, Cig2 from the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. The cig2 gene encodes a 45-kDa protein that is most similar to a previously identified B-type cyclin in S. pombe, Cdc13. Deletion of cig2 had no observable effect on cell viability or progression through the cell cycle… (More)


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