Archives of Microbiology

, Volume 104, Issue 1, pp 151–154 | Cite as

Conidiation of Neurospora crassa induced by treatment with natrium fluoride in submerged culture

  • W. E. Timberlake
  • G. Turian


A transient treatment of pregerminated conidia of Neurospora crassa with NaF induced young, submerged cultures to prematurely differentiate conidia. The inductive treatment decreased the rate of respiration (with lower RQ), reduced the relative concentration of nucleoside triphosphates, and inhibited leucine incorporation into protein and adenosine incorporation into RNA.

Key words

Conidiation Neurospora Natrium Fluoride Submerged 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Timberlake
    • 1
  • G. Turian
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Microbiologie générale, Département de Biologie végétaleUniversité de GenèveGenève

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