Doug Portman (doug at quicklink.com) wrote:
> I'm in the process of characterizing a novel S. cerevisiae gene which has
> an intron of 766 bp. Does anyone know how many yeast genes contain
> introns larger than this? The only one I've been able to find is DBP2,
> the yeast gene for the p68 RNA helicase, which contains a 1-kb intron
> (MCB 11:1326, 1991).
Other than a couple large mitochondrial introns there is a 1384 nt
intron in the SUP35 gene. Here is a bit of the GenBank entry for this
LOCUS YSCSUP2 3321 bp DNA PLN 15-MAR-1989
DEFINITION Yeast (S.cerevisiea) omnipotent suppressor (SUP2) gene, complete
REFERENCE 1 (bases 1 to 3321)
AUTHORS Kushnirov,V.V., Ter-Avanesyan,M.D., Telckov,M.V., Surguchov,A.P.,
Smirnov,V.N. and Inge-Vechtomov,S.G.
TITLE Nucleotide sequence of the SUP2 (SUP35) gene of Saccharomyces
JOURNAL Gene 66, 45-54 (1988)
CDS join(739. .1105,2489. .2796)
/note="omnipotent suppressor; NCBI gi: 172790"