This episode: Some bacteria seem to cause slime mold amoebas to carry around other bacteria for food!
Download Episode (12.4 MB, 13.5 minutes) Show notes: News item Journal Paper: DiSalvo S, Haselkorn TS, Bashir U, Jimenez D, Brock DA, Queller DC, Strassmann JE. 2015. Burkholderia bacteria infectiously induce the proto-farming symbiosis of Dictyostelium amoebae and food bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci 112:E5029–E5037.
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