Mating types and macrocyst formation in Dictyostelium.

  title={Mating types and macrocyst formation in Dictyostelium.},
  author={M T Chang and Kenneth B. Raper},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  volume={147 3},
Macrocysts have been found among strains of Dictyostelium rosarium Raper and Cavender (K. B. Raper and J. C. Cavender, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 84:31-47, 1968). Strains that exhibit mating capabilities could be classified into one of three mating types: A1, A2, or A3. Each mating type was self-incompatible but cross-compatible with the other two types… CONTINUE READING