TWiEVO 81: Evolution’s new and improved slime molds

August 24, 2022

Nels and Vincent discuss how duplication of a gene encoding a transcription factor led to evolution of a novel cell type in the slime mold Dictyostelium.

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

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2 comments on “TWiEVO 81: Evolution’s new and improved slime molds

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