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Dictyostelium discoideum: a model system for cell-cell interactions in development.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2672337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The cellular slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum undergoes a transition from single-celled amoebae to a multicellular organism as a natural part of its life cycle. A method of cell-cell signaling that controls chemotaxis, morphogenesis, and gene expression has developed in this organism, and a detailed understanding of this signaling system provides clues to mechanisms of intercellular communication in the development of metazoans.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  245     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1989 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-10-03     Completed Date:  1989-10-03     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1054-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Communication*
Cell Movement
Dictyostelium / genetics,  growth & development*,  physiology
Genes, Fungal
Models, Biological
Signal Transduction
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