Heterocaryosis and the parasexual cycle in Aspergillus fumigatus.

Abstract

parasexual cycle in filamentous fungi is initiated by the formation of a TFe:erocaryon, usually involving haploid strains differing in nutritional requirements and, if possible, in color or colonial morphology, Consequently, genetically dissimilar nuclei are intermingled in a common cytoplasm. A “fusion” of such nuclei may occur to give a heterozygous… (More)

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