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Isolation of the REC2 gene controlling recombination in Ustilago maydis.

TitleIsolation of the REC2 gene controlling recombination in Ustilago maydis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsBauchwitz R, Holloman WK
JournalGene
Volume96
Issue2
Pagination285-8
Date Published1990 Dec 15
ISSN0378-1119
KeywordsAlleles, Cloning, Molecular, DNA Repair, Genes, Fungal, Genetic Complementation Test, Mutation, Phenotype, Recombination, Genetic, Restriction Mapping, Transcription, Genetic, Ustilago
Abstract

The rec2 mutant of Ustilago maydis is defective in DNA repair, induced allelic recombination, and meiosis. We cloned the REC2 gene by complementing the radiation-sensitive phenotype of the mutant using a genomic DNA library. The transcript of the REC2 gene was identified as a 2.8-kb damage-inducible RNA.

Alternate JournalGene
PubMed ID2269439
Grant ListGM42482 / GM / NIGMS NIH HHS / United States

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