Diploidy inevitable for yeast?

Sally Otto and colleagues have identified that populations of laboratory yeast strains convereged onyeast diploidy in this study. This is nicely consistent with the observation that most wild strains isolated from the environment are diploid.

For example Robert Mortimer describes some properties of wild wine strains and most are found to be diploid.

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