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Cyclic AMP Receptor Activity in Developing Cells of Dictyostelium Discoideum

  • Christopher D. Town
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 11)

Abstract

During the period of interphase which precedes chemotactic aggregation in Dictyostelium discoideum, a number of new components appear on the cell surface. These include 1) cyclic AMP (cAMP) binding activity (receptors) (8, 11) 2) cAMP phosphodiesterase activity, (10) and 3) a new class of sites mediating cell-cell adhesion (1), which have been designated contact-sites A.

Keywords

Fruiting Body cAMP Concentration Dictyostelium Discoideum Stalk Cell Multicellular Aggregate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher D. Town
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  1. 1.Imperial Cancer Research FundMill Hill LaboratoriesLondonUK

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