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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According to Iracabal and Labarere (1994)'s study each homokaryotic isolate possesses only one of the two rDNA parental unit and that each type rDNA unit is specific to each nuclear type.The present study yielded an unexpected outcome in that numbers of SSIs from similar mating types (B) were found to be compatible.
Critical to mushroom breeding is the ability to obtain and identify homokaryotic cultures from parental strains.
However, homokaryotic h individuals have a lower fitness (1 - s) than homo- and heterokaryotic individuals with H nuclei that have fitness 1.