This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a French National Center for Scientific Research-led team reports the whole-genome sequencing and phenotyping of 1,011 Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates, providing a view into the genomic evolution of this yeast. The study supports a single "out-of-China" origin for the species, followed by a series of domestication events. Among the other findings are very low frequencies of most SNPs, with copy number changes comprising the largest number variants.

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