Biological Rhythms: A New Type in Strains of a Mutant of Neurospora crassa

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Science  30 Oct 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3644, pp. 646-647
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3644.646


The formation of growth bands in Neurospora, with periods ranging from 15 to 90 hours, depends strongly on temperature and on composition of the growth medium, but not upon cycles of light and dark. The rhythm is endogenous but not "circadian."