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Archiv für Mikrobiologie

, Volume 91, Issue 4, pp 305–311 | Cite as

Factors effecting the initiation of mitosis in Allomyces neo-moniliformis

  • Lauritz W. Olson
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Summary

Na+, K+, Ca+2, and Mg+2 as well as adenine, guanine and their ribosyl and phosphoribosyl derivatives exhibit a stimulatory effect on the initiation of mitosis in Allomyces neo-moniliformis germlings. High concentrations of glucose and mannitol were observed to block mitosis in prophase-metaphase. These observations are discussed in relation to Cone's (1969, 1971) model for the induction of mitosis as based on membrane electropotential.

Keywords

Glucose Mannitol Adenine Guanine Phosphoribosyl 
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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lauritz W. Olson
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  1. 1.Institute of GeneticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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