Life cycle variation and regulation of macronuclear DNA content in Tetrahymena thermophila

@article{Doerder1978LifeCV,
  title={Life cycle variation and regulation of macronuclear DNA content in Tetrahymena thermophila},
  author={F Paul Doerder and L E Debault},
  journal={Chromosoma},
  year={1978},
  volume={69},
  pages={1-19}
}
The mean DNA content of G2 macronuclei varies during the life cycle of the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila. Early in the life cycle the mean is about 130 C; later it is about 94 C. In hybrids between strains A and B the decrease from 130 C to 94 C usually began after 60 fissions after conjugation. In B × B clones the decrease was complete by 50 fissions. The data suggest that there may be a genetic difference between strains A and B with respect to the onset of the decrease in DNA content. The… CONTINUE READING

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