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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 53–54 | Cite as

Induction of zygospores at high temperatures in the thermophilic, speciesMucor miehei with aspartic acid and phenylalanine

  • B. S. Mehrotra
  • B. M. Mehrotra
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Summary

The importance of amino acids in the induction of zygospores in mucors has been realized for the first time. It was found that in the thermophilic, speciesMucor miehei zygospores at high temperatures (40–50°C), can be induced by addition of phenylalanine and aspartic acid.

Keywords

Phenylalanine Aspartic Acid Mucor 

References

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    R. Consdon, A.H. Gordon and A.J.P. Martin, Biochem. J.38, 224 (1944).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. S. Mehrotra
    • 1
  • B. M. Mehrotra
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentAllahabad UniversityAllahabadIndia

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