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Term:
mating type switching (GO:0007533)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
actinomycete-type spore formation 
ascospore formation +  
cytogamy +  
mating type switching +   
The conversion of a single-cell organism from one mating type to another by the precise replacement of a DNA sequence at the expressed mating type locus with a copy of a sequence from a donor locus.
regulation of mating-type specific transcription, DNA-templated +  

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: mating type switching and recombination
Definition Sources: PMID:9928492

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