REMI in Molecular Fungal Biology

  • Aurin M. Vos
  • Luis G. Lugones
  • Han A. B. Wösten
Part of the Fungal Biology book series (FUNGBIO)


Restriction enzyme mediated integration (REMI) consists of a PEG or electroporation based transformation protocol in the presence of a restriction enzyme. In general, REMI results in increased transformation efficiency and more single locus integrations. This has made REMI a valuable tool for gene tagging and functional genomics in fungi. The mechanism of REMI, its use, and its alternatives are discussed.


Fungal transformation Restriction enzyme mediated integration (REMI) Functional genomics Gene tagging Transformation Functional genomics in fungi 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aurin M. Vos
    • 1
  • Luis G. Lugones
    • 1
  • Han A. B. Wösten
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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