Genetic investigation into the mode of action of the genes controlling self incompatibility and heterothallism in Basidiomycetes



An essential problem in tetrapolar incompatibility is the means by which the specific information carried by the incompatibility genes determine compatibility or incompatibility of a given mycelium with another ; this is the problem of the physical basis of the action of the incompatibility gene. A second problem is to determine which developmental stages of the sexual process are affected by the incompatibility mechanism; this is a physiological problem. The first deals with the specific information carried by the incompatibility genes ; the other deals with the detailed mechanisms by which this information is translated to actual incompatibility or compatibility, regardless of the specificity of this information.


Fruiting Body Neurospora Crassa Genetic Investigation Complementation Group SchiZophyllum Commune 
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