Dictyostelium chemotaxis: fascism through the back door?

Insall, R. (2003) Dictyostelium chemotaxis: fascism through the back door? Current Biology, 13(9), R353-R354. (doi:10.1016/S0960-9822(03)00274-4) (PMID:12725750)

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Abstract

Aggregating Dictyostelium cells secrete cyclic AMP to attract their neighbours by chemotaxis. It has now been shown that adenylyl cyclase is enriched in the rear of cells, and this localisation is required for normal aggregation.

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:Current Biology
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0960-9822
ISSN (Online):1879-0445
Published Online:01 May 2003

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