Glossary Term: Mating-Type Loci

(Mating-Type Locus, MAT Locus, Mating Type Locus Sequence)

1. A specialized region of the genome encoding key transcriptional regulators that direct regulatory networks to specify cell identity and fate.
2. In budding yeast, the locus that determines the mating type (α or a) of the haploid yeast cell.

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Created: 2019-06-25 09:26:00 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2019-08-18 13:24:50 PDT (-0700)