Physarum polycephalum

Known as: slime molds, slime mold, polycephalum, Physarum 
A protozoan, previously also considered a fungus. Characteristics include sporangia that are stalked and multilobed. It is widely used in biomedical… (More)
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1938-2017
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2007
2007
Physarum polycephalum, an acellular plasmodial species belongs to the amoebozoa, a major branch in eukaryote evolution. Its… (More)
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2004
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2004
WRKY proteins are newly identified transcription factors involved in many plant processes including plant responses to biotic and… (More)
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2001
2001
The myxomycete Physarum polycephalum expresses a calcium-independent nitric oxide (NO) synthase (NOS) resembling the inducible… (More)
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1991
1991
A corollary of the central dogma of molecular biology is that genetic information passes from DNA to RNA by the continuous… (More)
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1987
1987
Restriction endonuclease analysis was done on mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from 19 plasmodial strains of Physarum polycephalum. The… (More)
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1977
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1977
Statistical fluctuations limit the precision with which a microorganism can, in a given time T, determine the concentration of a… (More)
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1976
1976
Aequorin is a photoprotein which emits light in response to changes in free calcium concentration. When aequorin was… (More)
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1976
1976
Plasmodia migrate towards those situations which increase the frequency of their alternations in streaming, and away from those… (More)
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1973
1973
Biochemical studies have revealed that isolated mitochondria of Physarum polycephalum contain 10 times more DNA (1) than the… (More)
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1970
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1970
The chemotactic interaction of amoebae, as mediated by acrasin, is evidenced in a variety of ways, the most dramatic of which is… (More)
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