Puromycin-Induced Changes in Uredospores of Puccinia sorghi Schw

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Science  15 Sep 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3481, pp. 739
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3481.739


Puromycin stimulates substrate consumption and initiates an accumulation of amino acids in uredospores of the corn rust fungus. The results indicate that under suitable conditions uredospores should be able to synthesize appreciable quantities of amino acids, but must be stimulated to do so.