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Social interactions in two species of social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and Dicyosteliuum purpureum
The core of sociality and one of the key forces behind the transition to multicellularity is cooperation. The study of social behavior in microorganisms has gained considerable attention in the last decade as researchers ...
Cooperation, conflict, and experimental evolution in social amoebae
Cooperation and cheater control have helped shape life as we know it, but there is still much to learn. A eukaryote microbial model organism, like Dictyostelium discoideum , is an excellent system for advancing our ...