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Dibutyryl-cAMP (150 μM) added to culture medium ofMucor rouxii cultures (106 spores/ml) affects its morphology by a reversible maintenance of isodiametric growth without significant alterations of growth parameters such as dry weight, number of nuclei, DNA content, and protein content. In cultures containing 104 spores/ml, the effect on morphology is accompanied by a more severe impairment of general growth and is obtained at higher dibutyryl-cAMP concentrations (500 μM). In cultures containing 106 spores/ml, rounded cells, 19 μm in diameter, with 70 nuclei are obtained, while in cultures containing 104 spores/ml, gigantic rounded cells, 70 μm in diameter, with up to 1000 nuclei are obtained. © 1992 Academic Press, Inc.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Effect of dibutyryl-cAMP on growth and morphology of germinatingMucor rouxii sporangiospores
Autor:Pereyra, E.; Zaremberg, V.; Moreno, S.
Filiación:Departamento de Qui ́mica Biolo ́gica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, 1428 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Palabras clave:dibutyrul-cAMP; germination; growth; morphology; Mucor rouxii
Página de inicio:93
Página de fin:101
Título revista:Experimental Mycology
Título revista abreviado:Exp. Mycol.


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Pereyra, E., Zaremberg, V. & Moreno, S. (1992) . Effect of dibutyryl-cAMP on growth and morphology of germinatingMucor rouxii sporangiospores. Experimental Mycology, 16(2), 93-101.
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Pereyra, E., Zaremberg, V., Moreno, S. "Effect of dibutyryl-cAMP on growth and morphology of germinatingMucor rouxii sporangiospores" . Experimental Mycology 16, no. 2 (1992) : 93-101.
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Pereyra, E., Zaremberg, V., Moreno, S. "Effect of dibutyryl-cAMP on growth and morphology of germinatingMucor rouxii sporangiospores" . Experimental Mycology, vol. 16, no. 2, 1992, pp. 93-101.
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Pereyra, E., Zaremberg, V., Moreno, S. Effect of dibutyryl-cAMP on growth and morphology of germinatingMucor rouxii sporangiospores. Exp. Mycol. 1992;16(2):93-101.