Genetics of Fungi

  • A. J. Clutterbuck


The genetics of fungi impinges on all mycologists, if for no other reason than that they need to be aware of variation in the species they are studying. For many fungi, variation also includes genetic instability of the individual isolate. However, genetics can do much more than issue caveats; its techniques, especially when combined with those of molecular biology, are invaluable tools for investigating problems ranging from cell function on the one hand to population dynamics on the other.


Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Sexual Reproduction Phytophthora Infestans Aspergillus Nidulans Agaricus Bisporus 
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  • A. J. Clutterbuck
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  1. 1.Genetics Building, Institute of Biomedical and Life SciencesUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK

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