Nucelear Degeneration During Reduced Sporogenesis in Blastocladiella emersonii

Blastocladiella emersonii의 단축된 포자형성과정에서 관찰된 핵의 소멸

  • 윤현주 (인제대학교 생명공학부) ;
  • 조정원 (인제대학교 생명공학부)
  • Published : 2004.12.01


In Blastocladiella emersonii, a member of zoosporic fungi, development of small sporangia containing a few nuclei can be induced. During these reduced sporogenesis, degeneration of some of the nuclei was observed within the sporangia. This observation supports the hypothesis that the nuclear degeneration is an essential part of sporulation. Morphological changes associated with the nuclear degeneration were similar to those of the autophagy of cytoplasm. This system of nuclear degeneration would become the good model system for the study of autophagy.


autophagy;Blastocladiella emersonii;nuclear degeneration;sporulation


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