Chromosomal Localization of an Exocytosis Mutant in Tetrahymena thermophila

LEA K. BLEYMAN, BIRGIT H. SATIR

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Abstract

ABSTRACT. Exocytosis mutants of Tetrahymena thermophila are deficient in mucus release. Experiments to chromosomally locate two of these mutants are described, using the technique of deletion mapping with nullisomic strains. One exo locus has been assigned to chromosome 5.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)471-472
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of Protozoology
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1990

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Keywords

  • Chromosome mapping
  • heterokaryon
  • mucocysts
  • nullisomic
  • secretion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology

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