Schizosaccharomyces octosporus (GCA_000150505.2)

Schizosaccharomyces octosporus Assembly and Gene Annotation

About the Schizosaccharomyces octosporus genome

Schizosaccharomyces octosporus is an ascomycetae and related to S. japonicus and S. pombe. It has a similar life cycle to S. pombe with the exception of an eight spored asci.


The genomic assembly used comes from the Schizosaccharomyces Comparative Genome Project, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, described here, and deposited in INSDC as Genome Assembly GCA_000150505.2 (WGS project ABHY3000000).


  1. Comparative functional genomics of the fission yeasts.
    Rhind N, Chen Z, Yassour M, Thompson DA, Haas BJ, Habib N, Wapinski I, Roy S, Lin MF, Heiman DI et al. 2011. Science. 332:930-936.

Picture credit: Image courtesy of Nick Rhind, University of Massachusetts Medical School



AssemblySO6, INSDC Assembly GCA_000150505.2, Jul 2013
Database version98.2
Base Pairs11,262,981
Golden Path Length11,634,473
Genebuild byBroad
Genebuild methodGenerated from ENA annotation
Data sourceBroad Institute

Gene counts

Coding genes4,986
Non coding genes1,150
Small non coding genes1,150
Gene transcripts6,136

About this species