Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Phylum Subphylum Class Subclass Order Family Genus Species Anamorph
Ascomycota Taphrinomycotina Taphrinomycetes Taphrinomycetidae Taphrinales Taphrinaceae Taphrina cerasi



Nuclear Division

Cell type: (MI) mitosis

Component: Nuc Div / SPB

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Centriole absent 0  
Basic organization of the spindle pole spindle pole body a plaque or disc 3 Images
Spindle pole body form, interphase-prophase unlayered disc 1 Images
Spindle development site gap in nuclear envelope 0 Images
Spindle pole body migration (per Heath, 1980, Int. Rev. Cytol. 64:1) formation of adjacent fan-shaped arrays of microtubules that reorient during spindle formation 2 Images
Perinuclear endoplasmic reticulum absent 0  
Spindle vesicles absent 0  
Metaphase plate absent 0 Images
Spindle pole body cap absent 0 Images
Transient intranuclear element at late interphase-prophase present within nucleus opposite the extranuclear spindle pole body 1 Images
Sources
Notes Authors present T. cerasi and T. faulliana as very similar
Character Quality Fair
Fixation gluteraldehyde followed by Glusulase or Zymolase; see Zickler and Olson, 1975, Chromosoma 50:1-23.
Study Complete No
Author Heath, I.B., Aston, M., Rethoret, K., and Heath, M.C.
Date 1982
Source Can. J. Bot. 60: 1696-1725
Culture collection UBC
Culture no. 258
Source of character Culture

Sterol data

Cell type: (AS) asexual spore

Component: Sterol pathway

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Ergosterol pathway present 1  
Sources
Fixation Melting point, crystallization, thin-layer chromatography, gas-liquid chromatography, and IR spectrometry
Study Complete Yes
Author van Eijk, G.W., and Roeymans, H.J.
Date 1982
Source Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 48:257-264
Lit. Identifier Maritza Abril, 7 April, 2009
Culture collection CBS
Culture no. 275.28
Source of character Culture

Cell type: (AS) asexual spore

Component: Sterol types

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Ergosta-5,7,22-trienol (Ergosterol) present 1  
Sources
Fixation Melting point, crystallization, thin-layer chromatography, gas-liquid chromatography, and IR spectrometry
Study Complete Yes
Author van Eijk, G.W., and Roeymans, H.J.
Date 1982
Source Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 48:257-264
Lit. Identifier Maritza Abril, 7 April, 2009
Culture collection CBS
Culture no. 275.28
Source of character Culture

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