(Alternate ID: 301B2)

Species: Dictyostelium discoideum
Origin Location Virginia- Mountain Lake Biological Station
Origin Coordinates N 37° 21’, W 80° 31’
Box Plated From Rack 9 - Box 1
Date Collected Oct. 15, 2000
Date Frozen Oct. 15, 2000
Collection Method Soil
Culture Method
Original Soil Sample V301
Is Clonal None
Mating Type  
Freezer Location 23-3
Box Name Wendee Holtcamp
Box Initials
Viol Haplotype Group
Amoebophilis Endosymbiont False
Neochlamydia Endosymbiont True
Neochlamydia Haplotype chlam2
Endosymbiont Haplotype ID
Endosymbiont 16S Sequence Hit
Paraburkholderia Species
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https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9151 Endosymbiotic adaptations in three new bacterial species associated with Dictyostelium discoideum: Paraburkholderia agricolaris sp. nov., Paraburkholderia hayleyella sp. nov., and Paraburkholderia bonniea sp. nov Brock Strassmann PeerJ 2020
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/10.7554/eLife.42660 Symbiont location, host fitness, and possible coadaptation in a symbiosis between social amoebae and bacteria Shu DiSalvo eLife 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/10.1073/pnas.1511878112 Burkholderia bacteria infectiously induce the proto-farming symbiosis of Dictyostelium amoebae and food bacteria DiSalvo Strassmann PNAS 2015
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-015-0352-0 Which phenotypic traits of Dictyostelium discoideum farmers are conferred by their bacterial symbionts? Brock Strassmann Symbiosis 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/10.1038/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