Chemotaxis and Aggregation in Slime Molds

  • T. M. Konijn


Two factors are of prime importance for cell aggregation in the slime molds: chemotaxis and adhesion. The latter is least understood. New light has been shed on chemotaxis by recent observations on attraction of myxamoebae of the cellular slime molds.


Cyclic Nucleotide Chemotactic Activity Slime Mold Relay System Chemotactic Response 
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  • T. M. Konijn
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  1. 1.Hubrecht LaboratoryUniversiteitscentrum de UithofUtrechtThe Netherlands

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