mating type


mating type
mating type n a strain or clone or other isolate made up of organisms (as certain fungi or protozoans) incapable of sexual reproduction with one another but capable of such reproduction with members of other strains of the same organism and often capable of behaving as male in respect to one strain and as female in respect to another see MINUS, PLUS

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in ciliate protozoa, certain bacteria, and certain fungi, the equivalent of a sex; as many as eight sexes are present in some species of protozoa.

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  • Mating type — Mating types occur in eukaryotes that undergo sexual reproduction via isogamy. Since the gametes of different mating types look alike, they are often referred to by numbers, letters, or simply + and instead of male and female. Mating… …   Wikipedia

  • mating type — mating type. См. тип спаривания [микроорганизмов]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • mating type — noun : a strain or clone or other isolate made up of organisms (as certain fungi or protozoans) incapable of sexual reproduction with one another but capable of such reproduction with members of other strains of the same organism and often… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mating type locus — mating type locus. См. МАТ локус. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • mating type locus — mating type locus. = MAT locus (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • mating-type genes — Genes that, in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, specify into which of the two mating types (a and a S a particular cell falls. Only unlike mating type haploids will fuse. The interest derives from the way in which mating type is switched: the existing… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Mating in fungi — is a complex process governed by mating types. Research on fungal mating has focused on only a few model species[1]. Since not all of the fungi reproduce sexually and many that do are isogamous, the terms male and female do not apply to this… …   Wikipedia

  • Mating of yeast — The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a simple single celled eukaryote with both a diploid and haploid mode of existence. The mating of yeast only occurs between haploids, which can be either the a or α (alpha) mating type and thus display simple …   Wikipedia

  • Mating disruption — (MD) is a pest management technique designed to control certain insect infestations. Specifically, mating disruption involves the use of synthesized sex pheromones to disrupt the reproductive cycle of insects. Contents 1 Mechanism 2 Advantages of …   Wikipedia