TABLE 2.

Sporulation and spore viability of rad51 mutants

Relevant genotype% SporulationNo. of tetrads% Tetrads with indicated spore viability pattern% Spore viability
4:03:12:21:30:4
RAD51/RAD51a70.11012821430.50.594
rad51-K191R/rad51-K191R56.21713639176375
rad51Δ/rad51Δ1.7NAb
  • a Data for the wild-type diploid taken from Kirkpatrick et al. (22).

  • b None of the asci found for the rad51Δ/rad51Δ diploid contained four spores, precluding tetrad analysis.