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July 23, 2015

Dicty in the News: The recent discovery of the protein Callipygian in Dictyostelium discoideum provides insights into how round, symmetrical cells become polarized: News Medical with comments from Kristen Swaney and Peter Devreotes.

June 12, 2015

Dicty in the News: Press releases from three recent research publications highlight the use of Dictyostelium: electrotaxis in Futurity by Zhao and Devreotes; kin recognition in Yahoo News by Ho and Shaulsky; cheating in EurekAlert by Ostrowski, Strassmann and Queller.

May 13, 2015

Bill Loomis has written a memoir called My Life with Dicty and makes it available on dictyBase. Click here for more information and to download the document. History pages are also available from the banner on the left side bar and always from the Community dropdown.

March 11, 2015

Dicty 2015. Registration is now open for the Annual International Dictyostelium Conference.

March 02, 2015

Dicty in the News: A recent paper by Falk Hilmann and Thomas Winckler is discussed in DocCheck News in Germany.

January 8, 2015

The Dicty2014 Pictures are now online, as well as the abstract PDF.

January 8, 2015

We have updated the Dictyostelium Reference Library. You can access all information and download the updated Dicty20 files under the Research drop-down from every page. Enjoy!

December 10, 2014

The Dicty Stock Center will be closed for the holidays from December 22nd, 2014 to January 2nd, 2015. To receive items before Christmas, please order strains by Friday, December 12th, and plasmids by Tuesday, December 16th. All items ordered after these dates or during the holidays will be processed starting on Monday, January 5, 2015. Thank you for your understanding.

November 19, 2014

The Dicty Stock Center will be closed for Thanksgiving in the week of November 24th - 28th. Please be advised that orders placed from now until November 30 will be shipped in early December. Please do not submit any materials during that week. Thank you for your understanding.

November 06, 2014

Dicty in the News: Dictyostelium research details how a cell's gradient sensing and cytoskeletal architecture dictate one mode of chemotactic movement: The Scientist with comments from Chuan-Hsiang Huang.

October 17, 2014

Dicty in the News: Research on the Dictyostelium lpten gene potentially leads to a new way to treat cancer: Drug Discovery and Development with comments from David Soll.

News Archive

This week's new papers

Peracino, Cinquetti, Signoretto, Vollero, Imperiali, Castagna, Bossi, Bozzaro & Buracco (2015) 'Dictyostelium Nramp1, structurally and functionally close to mammalian DMT1 transporter, mediates phagosomal iron efflux.' J. Cell. Sci. :

Walker & Williams (2015) 'New experimental therapies for status epilepticus in preclinical development.' Epilepsy Behav :

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