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sporulate

(spôr′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. sporu·lated, sporu·lating, sporu·lates
To produce or release spores.

spor′u·la′tion n.
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The ability of the highly toxic BtCc isolate to replicate and sporulate in C.
Soon, deep within the ants, the fungus will achieve sexual maturity, and it will be time to sporulate.
Their proposal was based on the restricted growth of endogenous stages to the gallbladder epithelium, hypertrophy of the infected host cells and their protrusion into the bile lumen and production of ellipsoidal to cylindrical oocysts, which sporulate endogenously while still in the gall bladder.
An important feature of the biology of Cyclospora is that oocysts excreted in feces require days to weeks outside the host to sporulate and thus to become infectious.
In the laboratory, oocysts are induced to sporulate in potassium dichromate in a petri dish at ambient temperatures (25 [degrees] C to 30 [degrees] C).
This fungus becomes a danger to the whole colony if even one ant sporulates with it, so the ants have formulated an effective way to deal with it: kill their fatally infected colleagues.
australis sporulates in abundance on parts that have been fallen for less than a year, and thus it must be suspected that C.
The pathogen develops until the moment of contact with the fungus-antagonist, simultaneously it sporulates and changes the colony's color, acting as a super--parasite (Mirkova, 1983).
Sporulates June - September (sexual reproduction is thought to be infrequent).
But a yeast with reduced RAS activity sporulates even in the presence of excess nutrients, and yeast with no active RAS gene cannot survive.