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- Benny, G.L.; O'Donnell, K.
- Mycologia 2000 v.92 no.6 pp. 1133
- life cycle (organisms); cell walls; chitin; nucleotide sequences; ribosomal RNA; polymerase chain reaction; phylogeny; Protozoa; taxonomic revisions; symbionts; mitochondria; Zygomycota
- ... Classification of the Amoebidiales (Trichomycetes, Zygomycota) within the Fungi is problematical because their cell walls apparently lack chitin and they produce amoeboid cells during their life cycle. A nearly full length fragment of the nuclear small subunit (SSU) rRNA of Amoebidium parasiticum was amplified by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and sequenced to examine its phylogenetic relatio ...