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Necrotic death in Dictyostelium

The subsequent stress signal to a nutrient deficiency induces a multicellular differentiation and development program in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum which results in the formation of fruiting composed of a​ rod supporting spores. The results obtained by researchers at our institute are the first demonstration of a necrotic death in a protist.​​

Published on 2 October 2006


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