REGENERATION OF THE MYCELIAL PROTOPLASTS OF ASPERGILLUS NIGER.

Kohtaro Kirimura, Sung Pyo Lee, Shoji Usami

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Abstract

Regeneration of the mycelial protoplasts of Aspergillus niger was studied. In liquid hypertonic media, at least two types of regeneration were observed. In the first, the protoplasts formed a short chain of yeast-like bodies and eventually the terminal body produced a hypha. In the second, direct formation of germ-tubes from protoplasts was observed. After 16 h incubation, approximately 50% of the protoplasts regenerated. On solid hypertonic media, approximately 10% of the protoplasts regenerated after 72 h incubation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-11
Number of pages3
JournalWaseda Daigaku Rikogaku Kenkyusho Hokoku/Bulletin of Science and Engineering Research Laboratory,
Issue number118
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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