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Dr. Ralph Bock

Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie Am Mühlenberg 1 D-14476 Potsdam-Golm Germany e-mail: [email protected]

The cover illustration depicts pseudohyphal filaments of the ascomycete Saccharomyces cerevisiae that enable this organism to forage for nutrients. Pseudohyphal filaments were induced here in a wildtype haploid MATa S 1278b strain by an unknown readily diffusible factor provided by growth in confrontation with an isogenic petite yeast strain in a sealed petri dish for two weeks and photographed at 100X magnification (provided by Xuewen Pan and Joseph Heitman).

ISBN 978-3-540-75375-9 e-ISBN 978-3-540-75376-6

DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-75376-6

Topics in Current Genetics ISSN 1610-2096

Library of Congress Control Number: 2007936025

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