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Schizosaccharomyces pombe

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Schizosaccharomyces pombe

(Science: fungus) species of fission yeast commonly used for studies on cell cycle control because there is a distinct g2 phase to the cycle.

Only distantly related to the budding yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae saccharomyces cerevisiae. A further advantage is that some mammalian introns are processed correctly.