Role of Golgi Apparatus in Sorogenesis by the Cellular Slime Mold Fonticula alba

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Science  31 Jul 1981:
Vol. 213, Issue 4507, pp. 561-563
DOI: 10.1126/science.213.4507.561


Aggregating cells of the cellular slime mold Fonticula alba form a volcano-shaped fruiting structure which at maturity bears its spores apically in a globose mucous mass. Numerous dictyosomes forming in the sorogenic cells are involved in the accumulation and deposition of stalk material.