Dictyostelium discoideum articles from across Nature Portfolio

Dictyostelium discoideum is a forest floor-dwelling amoeboid protozoan (slime mould) that serves as a model organism for studying cell biology, differentiation, chemotaxis and cell-cell interaction. Individual Dictyostelium cells grow independently but interact and assemble under starvation to form an organized multicellular organism.

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