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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

In Memoriam

Dr. Lutz C. Wiese, Professor Emeritus, -1989

Dr. Wiese joined the Department of Biological Science in 1963 and retired in 1986.

Research and Professional Interests:

Mating-type interactions in the single-celled alga Chlamydomonas.

Selected Publications:

Wiese, L. 1965. On sexual agglutination and mating-type substances (gamones) in isogamous heterothallic chlamydomonads. I. Evidence of the identity of the gamones with the surface components responsible for sexal flagellar contact. Journal of Phycology 1:46–54.

Wiese, L. 1969. Algae. Pages 135–188 in C. B. Metz and A. Monroy, eds. Fertilization, volume 2. Academic Press, New York.

Wiese, L., and C. B. Metz. 1969. On the trpsin sensitivity of gamete contact at fertilization as studied wth living gametes in Chlamydomonas. Biological Bulletin 136:483–493.

Wiese, L., and D. W. Shoemaker. 1970. On sexual agglutination and mating-type substances (gamones) in isogamous heterothallic chlamydomonads. II. The effect of concanavalin A upon the mating-type reaction. Biological Bulletin 138:88–95.

Wiese, L., and P. C. Hayward. 1972. On sexual agglutination and mating-type substances (gamones) in isogamous heterothallic chlamydomonads. III. The sensitivity of sex cell contact to various enzymes. American Journal of Botany 59:530–536.

Wiese, L. 1974. Nature of sex specific glycoprotein agglutinins in Chlamydomonas. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 234:383–395.

Wiese, L., and W. Wiese. 1975. Sexual agglutination and mating type substances in isogamous dioecious chlamydomonads. IV. Unilateral inactivation of sex contact capacity in compatible and incompatible taxa by &gralpha;-mannosidase and snake venom protease. Developmental Biology 43:264–276.

Wiese, L., and W. Wiese. 1977. On speciation by evolution of gametic incompatibility: a model case in Chlamydomonas. American Naturalist 111:733–742.

Wiese, L., and W. Wiese. 1978. Sex cell contact in Chlamydomonas, a model for cell recognition. Pages 83–103 in A. S. G. Curtis, Cell-Cell Recognition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Wiese, L., W. Wiese, and D. A. Edwards. 1979. Inducible anisogamy and the evolution of oogamy from isogamy. Annals of Botany 44:131-&.

Wiese, L. 1981. On the evolution of anisogamy from isogamous monoecy and on the origin of sex. Journal of Theoretical Biology 89:573–580.

Wiese, L., and R. A. Mayer, 1982. Unilateral tunicamycin sensitivity of gametogenesis in dioecious isogamous Chlamydomonas species. Gamete Research 5:1–9.

Wiese, L., L. A. Williams, and D. L. Baker. 1983. A general and fundamental molecular bipolarity of the sex cell contact mechanism as revealed by tunicamycin and bacitracin in Chlamydomonas. American Naturalist 122:806–816.

Wiese, L., A. Hardcastle, and M. Stewart. 1984. Inactivation of the (+) gamete agglutinin during the mating-type reaction in Chlamydomonas. Gamete Research 9:441–449.