Tubulins in Aspergillus nidulans.

  title={Tubulins in Aspergillus nidulans.},
  author={Berl R Oakley},
  journal={Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B},
  volume={41 4},
  • Berl R Oakley
  • Published 2004 in Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B
The discovery and characterization of the tubulin superfamily in Aspergillus nidulans is described. Remarkably, the genes that encode alpha-, beta-, and gamma-tubulins were all identified first in A. nidulans. There are two alpha-tubulin genes, tubA and tubB, two beta-tubulin genes, benA and tubC, and one gamma-tubulin gene, mipA. Hyphal tubulin is encoded mainly by the essential genes tubA and benA. TubC is expressed during conidiation and tubB is required for the sexual cycle. Promoter… CONTINUE READING