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Dissertation
2013-05-28

Developmental gene regulation by an ancient intercellular communication...

Dictyostelids live as single cells for most of their life time, but under unfavourable conditions they can aggregate to form multicellular fruiting bodies. The aggregative chemoattractant glorin (N-propionyl-γ-L-glutamyl-L-ornithine-δ-lactam ethyl ester) was originally isolated from Polysphondylium violaceum....