Population genomic analysis of outcrossing and recombination in yeast

@article{Ruderfer2006PopulationGA,
  title={Population genomic analysis of outcrossing and recombination in yeast},
  author={Douglas M. Ruderfer and Stephen C. Pratt and Hannah S. Seidel and Leonid Kruglyak},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={1077-1081}
}
The budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been used by humans for millennia to make wine, beer and bread. More recently, it became a key model organism for studies of eukaryotic biology and for genomic analysis. However, relatively little is known about the natural lifestyle and population genetics of yeast. One major question is whether genetically diverse yeast strains mate and recombine in the wild. We developed a method to infer the evolutionary history of a species from genome… 

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