Mating type gene homologues in Aspergillus fumigatus.

@article{Varga2003MatingTG,
  title={Mating type gene homologues in Aspergillus fumigatus.},
  author={J{\'a}nos Varga},
  journal={Microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={149 Pt 4},
  pages={816-9}
}
Mating processes in fungi are governed by mating type genes. Most (if not all) heterothallic filamentous ascomycetes have a dimictic mating system with two alleles (called idiomorphs, as they do not share any significant sequence similarity) located in a single locus (Turgeon & Yoder, 2000). One idiomorph (MAT1-2) contains a single open reading frame (ORF) encoding a regulatory protein with a DNA-binding domain of the high mobility group (HMG) type, while the other (MAT1-1) contains an ORF… CONTINUE READING

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