Molecular characterization of tol, a mediator of mating-type-associated vegetative incompatibility in Neurospora crassa.

@article{Shiu1999MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of tol, a mediator of mating-type-associated vegetative incompatibility in Neurospora crassa.},
  author={Patrick K. T. Shiu and N Louise Glass},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={1999},
  volume={151 2},
  pages={545-55}
}
The mating-type locus in the haploid filamentous fungus, Neurospora crassa, controls mating and sexual development. The fusion of reproductive structures of opposite mating type, A and a, is required to initiate sexual reproduction. However, the fusion of hyphae of opposite mating type during vegetative growth results in growth inhibition and cell death, a process that is mediated by the tol locus. Mutations in tol are recessive and suppress mating-type-associated heterokaryon incompatibility… CONTINUE READING

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