Molecular and General Genetics MGG

, Volume 199, Issue 1, pp 154–157 | Cite as

Cloning and characterization of the rDNA repeat unit of Podospora anserina

  • N. Labat
  • M. Perrot
  • J. Bégueret
Short Communication


DNA coding for ribosomal RNA in Podospora anserina has been cloned and was found as a tandemly repeated 8.3 kb sequence. The cloned rDNA was characterized by restriction endonuclease mapping. The location of 5.8S, 18S and 28S rRNA coding regions was established by DNA-RNA hybridization and S1 nuclease mapping. The organization of P. anserina rRNA genes is similar to that of Neurospora crassa and Aspergillus nidulans. The rDNA unit does not contain the sequence coding for 5S RNA.


Aspergillus Repeat Unit Neurospora Crassa Aspergillus Nidulans rDNA Repeat 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Labat
    • 1
  • M. Perrot
    • 1
  • J. Bégueret
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de GénétiqueTalence-CedexFrance

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