COM1, ssDNA endodeoxyribonuclease SAE2, L000002892, YGL175C
Endonuclease required for telomere elongation; also required for telomeric 5' C-rich strand resection; involved in processing hairpin DNA structures with MRX complex; involved in double-strand break repair; required for normal resistance to DNA-damaging agents; exists in form of inactive oligomers that are transiently released into smaller active units by a series of phosphorylations; DNA damage triggers removal of Sae2p ensuring that active Sae2p is present only transiently
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (S288c)


CHL12, L000000431, L000000325, YMR078C
Subunit of a complex with Ctf8p; shares some subunits with Replication Factor C and is required for sister chromatid cohesion; may have overlapping functions with Rad24p in the DNA damage replication checkpoint
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (S288c)

Negative Genetic

Mutations/deletions in separate genes, each of which alone causes a minimal phenotype, but when combined in the same cell results in a more severe fitness defect or lethality under a given condition. This term is reserved for high or low throughput studies with scores.


Systematic analysis of complex genetic interactions.

Kuzmin E, VanderSluis B, Wang W, Tan G, Deshpande R, Chen Y, Usaj M, Balint A, Mattiazzi Usaj M, van Leeuwen J, Koch EN, Pons C, Dagilis AJ, Pryszlak M, Wang JZY, Hanchard J, Riggi M, Xu K, Heydari H, San Luis BJ, Shuteriqi E, Zhu H, Van Dyk N, Sharifpoor S, Costanzo M, Loewith R, Caudy A, Bolnick D, Brown GW, Andrews BJ, Boone C, Myers CL

To systematically explore complex genetic interactions, we constructed ~200,000 yeast triple mutants and scored negative trigenic interactions. We selected double-mutant query genes across a broad spectrum of biological processes, spanning a range of quantitative features of the global digenic interaction network and tested for a genetic interaction with a third mutation. Trigenic interactions often occurred among functionally related genes, and ... [more]

Science Apr. 20, 2018; 360(6386); [Pubmed: 29674565]

Quantitative Score

  • -0.128296 [Confidence Score]


  • High Throughput

Ontology Terms

  • phenotype: colony size (APO:0000063)

Additional Notes

  • Digenic interaction: Query allele name: sae2-delta+ho-delta; Array allele name: ctf18-delta (GI score = -0.128296, p-value = 0.0418; Digenic)
  • Digenic interactions in this Synthetic genetic array (SGA) analysis were considered to be significant when epsilon > 0.08 and p < 0.05 (positive genetic interaction) and when epsilon < -0.08 and p < 0.05 (negative genetic interaction).

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