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Cytology of Thamnidium elegans link

II. Distribution and behaviour of nuclei in hyphae, sporangiophores and sporangiospores

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The resting nuclei in hyphae, sporangiophores and sporangiospores of sporangia and sporangiola of Thamnidium elegans consist of a large centrals nucleolus and a shell of chromatin surrounding the nucleolus. Division of the nucleus in hyphae and sporangiospores is achieved by elongation and constriction.

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Reiss, J. Cytology of Thamnidium elegans link. Arch. Microbiol. 108, 133–139 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00425103

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  • Thamnidium elegans
  • Nuclear division