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Figure 5 | BMC Genomics

Figure 5

From: Comparative genome and transcriptome analyses of the social amoeba Acytostelium subglobosum that accomplishes multicellular development without germ-soma differentiation

Figure 5

Comparison of the overall process of fruiting formation between A. subglobosum and D. discoideum . A: Overall process of fruiting body formation in D. discoideum shown schematically as gene-expression relays. Extracellular signaling molecules are shown in red. Gray, orange, blue, and green ovules represent the expression of aggregation, spore-lineage, stalk-lineage, and terminal differentiation genes, respectively. UC: Upper cup; LC: lower cup; BD: basal disk. B: Possible gene-expression relays in A. subglobosum shown in correspondence with (A).

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