S L Forsburg <forsburg at nospam.salk.edu> writes:
>The fact that pombe is usually a haploid is a neat explanation
>on why it spends most of its cell cycle in G2.
I have to admit I don't quite follow this... Do you mean
that there is some advantage to the psuedo-diploid G2 state? I
could imagine that it it safer to have a second copy of the genome
for redundancy and repair purposes. Is that what you mean?