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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.28)

28. 

Neurospora is used as genetic material because

[A]. it has short life cycle of 10 days
[B]. the product of single meiosis can be easily analysed
[C]. meiotic products are linearly arranged in the form of ordered tetrads
[D]. is a diploid fungus

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Debolina said: (Jun 17, 2011)  
What is neurospora ? please describe it.

Abhilav said: (Mar 30, 2012)  
Neurospora is a genus of Ascomycete fungi. The genus name, meaning "nerve spore" refers to the characteristic striations on the spores that resemble axons.

Maitreyee said: (Jun 30, 2014)  
What exactly is the function of neurospora?

Sameer Abedi said: (Jan 8, 2016)  
[C] There are a number of organism having shorter life span but they are not interesting material for genetics.

Neurospora crassa is used as genetic material because it exhibit a special feature: i.e meiotic products are linearly arranged in the form of ordered tetrads.

Apoorva said: (May 31, 2016)  
The answer should be option C.

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