Effect of culture medium composition on pheromone receptor levels in Achlya ambisexualis.


Sexual reproduction in the eukaryotic fungi Achlya is controlled by two steroid pheromones. Antheridiol is the steroid released by female cells that induces male sexual differentiation. The antheridiol-induced response of male cells has been shown to be influenced by the composition of the culture medium. The present study was designed to determine if the… (More)