- Segregate or cooperate- a study of the interaction between two species of DictyosteliumChandra N Jack
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
BMC Evol Biol 8:293. 2008..Here we examine co-aggregation between D. discoideum and D. purpureum, determine its frequency and which party benefits, and the extent of fair play in contribution to the altruistic caste...
- Social evolution: kin preference in a social microbeNatasha J Mehdiabadi
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
Nature 442:881-2. 2006..By directing altruism towards kin, D. purpureum should generally avoid the costs of chimaerism experienced by the related D. discoideum...