6 edition of The Molecular Biology of Physarum polycephalum found in the catalog.
May 31, 1986
Nato a S I Series Series a, Life Sciences
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A high molecular weight actin-binding protein was isolated from the Physarum polycephalum plasmodia. The protein (HMWP) shares many properties with other high molecular weight actin-binding proteins such as spectrin, actin-binding protein from macrophages, and filamin. It has a potent activity to cross-link F-actin into a gel-like structure. The slime mould Physarum polycephalum has been the centre of attention for a number of years as it has been suggested that the organism can be used to compute various complex ta The organism follows fairly basic behavioural patterns, growing towards food and away from light
Reproduction of Physarum polycephalum. Slime molds are isogamous organisms, which means their sex cells are all the same size. There are over species of slime molds that exist today. Physarum polycephalum is one species that has three sex genes – matA, matB, and matC. The first two types have thirteen separate variations. Gene finding is complicated in organisms that exhibit insertional RNA editing. Here, we demonstrate how our new algorithm Predictor of Insertional Editing (PIE) can be used to locate genes whose mRNAs are subjected to multiple frameshifting events, and extend the algorithm to include probabilistic p .
Periodic thymidine kinase production in synchronous plasmodia of Physarum polycephalum: inhibition by actinomycin and actidion. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. Jun 23; 27 (6)– [Google Scholar] Cummins JE, Rusch HP. Limited DNA synthesis in the absence of protein synthesis in Physarum polycephalum. J Cell Biol. Dec; 31 (3)– Physarum, large genus of true slime molds, accounting for about 20 percent of the species of the phylum Mycetozoa (Myxomycetes). Physarum polycephalum, a fast-growing species, is the most notable; it has been used widely in physiological experiments in protoplasmic streaming and nuclear behaviour. Physarum cinereum, which forms an ashy-gray coating on lawn grasses under special conditions of.
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The Molecular Biology of Physarum polycephalum (Nato Science Series A:) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition by William F. Dove (Author), Jennifer Dee (Author), Sadashi Hatano (Author), Finn B. Haugli (Author), Karl-Ernst Wohlfarth-Bottermann (Author) & 2 more.
About this book One landmark in the long history of biological studies on the "slime mold" Physarum polycephalum was the introduction of chemi cally defined growth conditions for the plasmodial phase of this organism in the laboratory of Harold P.
Rusch in Wisconsin in the : Springer US. Introduction. One landmark in the long history of biological studies on the "slime mold" Physarum polycephalum was the introduction of chemi cally defined growth conditions for the plasmodial phase of this organism in the laboratory of Harold P.
Rusch in Wisconsin in the s. A number of investigators began working with Physarum in that era, then dispersed over the world. Molecular biology of Physarum polycephalum. New York: Published in cooperation with The Molecular Biology of Physarum polycephalum book Scientific Affairs Division [by] Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Physarum polycephalum ( Madison, Wis.).
Molecular biology of Physarum polycephalum. Get this from a library. The Molecular Biology of Physarum polycephalum. [William F Dove; Jennifer Dee; Sadashi Hatano; Finn B Haugli; Karl-Ernst Wohlfarth-Bottermann] -- One landmark in the long history of biological studies on the "slime mold" Physarum polycephalum was the introduction of chemi cally defined growth conditions for the plasmodial phase of this.
The Molecular Biology of Physarum polycephalum MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK. One landmark in the long history of biological studies on the "slime mold" Physarum polycephalum was the introduction of chemi cally defined growth conditions for the plasmodial phase of this organism in the laboratory of Harold P.
Rusch in Wisconsin in the s. The concluding chapters examine the preparation, isolation, and characterization of ribonucleic acid, histone, plasmodial polysaccharides, myosin, actins, and fragmin. The book will serve as a frequent, single reference source to brief cell biologists on the primary research on Physarum and Didymium.
Physarum polycephalum, because of its unique life cycle, is a useful organism in which to address a wide variety of questions of biological interest. These include problems relating to motility, differentiation, cell cycle regulation, and ultrastructural organization of the mitotic apparatus.
As reviewed in other chapters of this volume, much progress has already been made on several fronts in these and other. This book is organized into four parts, encompassing 12 chapters that summarize the taxonomy, biological activities, genetics, and cell cycle of these organisms.
The opening part covers two chapters on morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny, biosystematics, and evolutionary implications of Physarum and Didymium species. Biology of Physarum polycephalum. Physarum polycephalum represents an enigmatic group of organisms known as the slime molds.
Despite their name these organisms are not related with fungi, and form a genuine branch in the tree of life, beside plants, animals, and fungi.
The uniqueness of slime molds is also shown by their biological life style and growth. Physarum polycephalum, an acellular slime mold or myxomycete, is a protist with diverse cellular forms and broad geographic distribution.
The “acellular” moniker derives from the plasmodial stage of the life cycle: the plasmodium is a bright yellow macroscopic multinucleate coenocyte shaped in a network of interlaced tubes. This stage of the life cycle, along with its preference for damp. Tectonin II cDNAs were identified by immunoscreening the λgt11 expression library carrying P.
polycephalum microplasmodial cDNAs, using antibodies raised against tectonin II that had been purified from P. polycephalum. Simple organisms like Physarum polycephalum realize complex behavior, such as shortest path optimization or habituation, via mechanochemical processes rather than by a network of neurons.
A full understanding of these phenomena requires detailed investigation. Other articles where Physarum polycephalum is discussed: Physarum: Physarum polycephalum, a fast-growing species, is the most notable; it has been used widely in physiological experiments in protoplasmic streaming and nuclear behaviour.
Physarum cinereum, which forms an ashy-gray coating on lawn grasses under special conditions of moisture and humidity, is unsightly but harmless and. Myosin from the slime mold Physarum polycephalum contains three sizes of polypeptides: a heavy chain and two light chains, LC‐1 and LC‐2.
Using a simple qualitative test for calcium binding by compar. Physarum polycephalum, like Tetrahymena, has a long and distinguished history in cell cycle research.
It is a myxomycete or acellular slime mold where the cell cycle has the unusual property of having no cell division. Instead, there are large numbers of nuclei in an.
Physarum polycephalum belongs to the Amoebozoa, the sister group to the Opisthokonts (i.e., In the end, only biochemistry and molecular cell biology will cross the border from “gene products of unknown function” to proteins with known activities.
polycephalum possesses a wealth of motor domains. We searched all defined gene loci for. Physarum polycephalum - Biology bibliographies - in Harvard style These are the sources and citations used to research Physarum polycephalum. This bibliography was generated on Cite E-book or PDF Edited book Email Encyclopedia article Govt.
publication Interview Journal. The Physarum polycephalum Genome Reveals Extensive Use ofProkaryoticTwo-ComponentandMetazoan-TypeTyrosine Kinase Signaling Pauline Schaap,1 Israel Barrantes,2 Pat Minx,3 Narie Sasaki,4 Roger W. Anderson,5 Marianne Be´nard,6 Kyle K. Biggar,7 Nicolas E.
Buchler,8,9 Ralf Bundschuh,10,11,12 Xiao Chen,13 Catrina Fronick,3 Lucinda Fulton,3 Georg Golderer,14 Niels. This book is organized into four parts, encompassing 12 chapters that summarize the taxonomy, biological activities, genetics, and cell cycle of these organisms.
The opening part covers two chapters on morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny, biosystematics, and evolutionary implications of Physarum and Didymium cturer: Academic Press. Physarum Karen Alim1,*, Natalie Andrew2, and Anne Pringle2 What is Physarum?
Physarum, or more precisely Physarum polycephalum, is an acellular slime mold, or myxogastrid. Myxogastrids are closely related to the cellular slime molds, or dictyostelids, including the well known Dictyostelium discoideum. Physarum is more distantly related.
Regarding these developments in molecular and cell biology, it is understandable that research on P. polycephalum took a back seat for a while.
Despite the lack of a nervous system or even neuronal network-like information processing structures, P. polycephalum can solve mazes [ 21 ], geometrical puzzles [ 22 ] and features memorizing ability.The mitochondrial RNA apparently encoding the α subunit of ATP synthetase in the acellular slime mould, Physarum polycephalum, is edited at 54 sites by cytidine insertion.
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