Table IV

Shmoo Formation of Δspa2 and Δsph1 Mutants

StrainPercentage of shmoos*
%
WT84
WT80
Δspa258
Δspa258
Δsph174
Δsph170
Δspa2 Δsph164
Δspa2 Δsph163
  • Cells (SEY6211, RAY578, RAY567, and RAY590) were treated with α-factor and quantitated as described in Materials and Methods. Two independent isolates of each strain were used and for each isolate 250 cells were counted.  

  • *  Peanut- and pear-shaped shmoos were designated as shmoos.