homokaryon


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homokaryon

[‚hä·mə′kar·ē‚än]
(mycology)
A bi- or multinucleate cell having nuclei all of the same kind.
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Homokaryons are cells that only contain the same nuclear type (all A or all B).
In a nutshell, mushroom breeding is the combination of compatible homokaryons in new or novel ways.
Thousands of these homokaryons from commercial and wild sources are used in our breeding program,
Our lab has had the best luck obtaining homokaryons through spore germination.