(Alternate ID: 14/14)

Species: Dictyostelium discoideum
Origin Location Virginia- Mountain Lake Biological Station
Origin Coordinates N 37° 21’, W 80° 31’
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Date Collected Jan. 5, 2008
Date Frozen None
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Is Clonal None
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Amoebophilis Endosymbiont None
Neochlamydia Endosymbiont None
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Paraburkholderia Species
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DOI Title First Author Last Author Journal Year
https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5924 Wild Dictyostelium discoideum social amoebae show plastic responses to the presence of nonrelatives during multicellular development Noh Queller Ecology and Evolution 2020
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1720324115 Genetic signatures of microbial altruism and cheating in social amoebas in the wild Noh Queller PNAS 2018
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-018-0147-4 Burkholderia bacteria use chemotaxis to find social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum hosts Shu Strassmann ISME 2018
https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2727 Sentinel cells, symbiotic bacteria and toxin resistance in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum Brock Queller ProcB 2016
Is there specificity in a defensive mutualism against soil versus lab nematodes, Dictyostelium discoideum farmers and their bacteria? Adu-Oppong Strassmann Evol. Ecol. Research 2015
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-014-0328-x In the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum, density, not farming status, determines predatory success on unpalatable Escherichia coli DiSalvo Strassmann BMC Microbiology 2014
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1308199110 A bacterial symbiont is converted from an inedible producer of beneficial molecules into food by a single mutation in the gacA gene Stallforth Clardy PNAS 2013
https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3385 Social amoeba farmers carry defensive symbionts to protect and privatize their crops Brock Strassmann Nature Commun 2013
https://doi.org/10.1038/nature09668 Primitive agriculture in a social amoeba Brock Strassmann Nature 2011
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