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di·kar·y·on (dī-kăr′ē-ŏn′, -ən)
A hypha occurring in certain fungi after sexual reproduction in which each compartment contains two nuclei, one from each parent.
+ Greek karuon
, nut, kernel
; see karyo-
di·kar′y·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.
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Genetic study on indole-3-acetic acid production by ectomycorrhizal Hebeloma species: inter- and intraspecific variability in homo- and dikaryotic
Molitoris, Enzyme activities of monokaryotic and dikaryotic
strains of the marine Basidiomycete Nia vibrissa.
Moreover the dikaryotic
isolates were able to produce double-banded PCR product and the monokaryons create only one unique amplicon.
Before infection can occur, the smuts need to undergo a successful mating to form dikaryotic
hyphae (two haploid cells fuse to form a dikaryon).
Genetically compatible monoucleate hyphae fuse through palsmogamy (hyphal fusion) to produce dikaryotic
Isolates and strains of Gloeophyllum used in the decay tests (all are dikaryotic