The Dictyostelium genome: the private life of a social model revealed?

Insall, R. (2005) The Dictyostelium genome: the private life of a social model revealed? Genome Biology, 6(6), 222. (doi:10.1186/gb-2005-6-6-222) (PMID:15960812) (PMCID:PMC1175964)

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Abstract

The complete genome sequence of Dictyostelium, a widely studied social amoeba, reveals unexpected complexities in genome structure, and cell motility and signaling, most notably the presence of a large number of G-protein-coupled receptors not previously found outside animals and the absence of receptor tyrosine kinases.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Insall, Professor Robert
Authors: Insall, R.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cancer Sciences
Journal Name:Genome Biology
Publisher:BioMed Central
ISSN:1474-760X
ISSN (Online):1465-6906
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2005 BioMed Central Ltd
First Published:First published in Genome Biology 6(6):222
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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