Overview

dikaryon


Related Overviews

 

'dikaryon' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Chemistry
  • Biological Sciences

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A cell of a fungal hypha or mycelium containing two haploid nuclei of different strains. The nuclei associate in pairs but do not fuse, therefore the cell is not truly diploid. Dikaryosis occurs in the Basidiomycota and Ascomycota. See heterokaryosis.

Subjects: Chemistry — Biological Sciences.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.