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Experientia

, Volume 37, Issue 11, pp 1157–1158 | Cite as

Homologies ofNeurospora homothallic species using repeated and nonrepeated DNA sequences

  • Norma P. Williams
  • D. Mukhopadhyay
  • S. K. Dutta
Article

Summary

DNA:DNA hybridization studies of the homothallic species ofNeurospora showed that the repeated DNA sequences provided no means of distinction among them. Hybridization with nonrepeated DNA sequences, however, showed that theN. terricola species was quite unlike the others. These studies suggest that heterothallism might have evolved from homothallism inNeurospora.

Keywords

Hybridization Study Homothallic Species Terricola Species 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norma P. Williams
    • 1
  • D. Mukhopadhyay
    • 1
  • S. K. Dutta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyHoward UniversityWashington, D.C.USA

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