Ultraviolet light induced mutagenesis of mitochondrial genes in the rad6, rev3 and cdc8 mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Renata Polakowska, Louise Prakash, Satya Prakash

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Abstract

The frequency of ultraviolet light (UV) induced erythromycin resistant (eryr) mitochondrial mutations is not affected in the rad6-1 and rev3-1 mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae defective in UV-induced mutagenesis of nuclear genes, but is lowered in the cdc8-1 mutants, which are defective in chain elongation of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA at the restrictive temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)513-515
Number of pages3
JournalMGG Molecular & General Genetics
Volume189
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1983
Externally publishedYes

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