Notice: Suspension of Services Due to maintenance

The services on our website will be temporarily suspended during the period of time stated below due to maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience and we thank you for your understanding in this matter.

Fri. 16th Nov. 2018 17:00 - Sun. 18th Nov. 2018 12:00


About this site

The social amoebae, cellular slime molds, are nonpathogenic eukaryotic microorganisms and known for their unique life cycles shuttling between unicellular and multicellular stages. Since the amoebae are easily amenable to molecular biological manipulations, they serve as useful model organisms for both basic and applied sciences. As NBRP Resource Center, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research take care of the biological resources of the social amoebae in Japan, and distribute them upon request from domestic and oversea users.

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Distribution   Deposit
We send Dictyostelium discoideum genes and strains upon your request.   Please deposit new strains/DNA you developed. We also accept deposit of strains/DNA that you have difficulties of maintaining.
 
 
     
Strain   Gene
Cellular slime mold strains are being collected mainly from Japanese laboratories.   Dictyostelium discoideum cDNA clones covering the entire coding sequences are being collected.
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Contact Us

Core Center
  • Laboratory for Cell Signaling Dynamics, Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, RIKEN
  • Yoichiro Kamimura
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Sub Center
  • Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  • Hidekazu Kuwayama
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