"Dictyostelium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of protozoa, formerly also considered a fungus. Its natural habitat is decaying forest leaves, where it feeds on bacteria. D. discoideum is the best-known species and is widely used in biomedical research.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dictyostelium" by people in Profiles.
Glycosylation of Skp1 affects its conformation and promotes binding to a model f-box protein. Biochemistry. 2014 Mar 18; 53(10):1657-69.
The Skp1 protein from Toxoplasma is modified by a cytoplasmic prolyl 4-hydroxylase associated with oxygen sensing in the social amoeba Dictyostelium. J Biol Chem. 2012 Jul 20; 287(30):25098-110.
Sphingosine kinase regulates the sensitivity of Dictyostelium discoideum cells to the anticancer drug cisplatin. Eukaryot Cell. 2005 Jan; 4(1):178-89.
Dihydropyrimidine amidohydrolases and dihydroorotases share the same origin and several enzymatic properties. Nucleic Acids Res. 2003 Mar 15; 31(6):1683-92.