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J Bacteriol. 1991 June; 173(11): 3605–3608.
PMCID: PMC207981

Further characterizations of bleomycin-sensitive (blm) mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with implications for a radiomimetic model.


Direct selection for 12 mutations (blm) conferring hypersensitivities to lethal effects of bleomycins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae resulted in mutants exhibiting cross-hypersensitivity to ionizing radiation and hydrogen peroxide. Remaining mutations did not confer cross-hypersensitivity to radiation. All blm mutations were recessive, except codominant blm3-1, and were assigned to seven complementation groups.

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