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Exposure to dense bacteria lawns does not cause the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum to carry bacteria through the social stage

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Exposure to dense bacteria lawns does not cause Dictyostelium discoideum to carry bacteria through the social stage. https://t.co/CUkJNCmcCY https://t.co/PN8NVmVOWt
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Supplemental Information

Supplementary Table 1. Raw data for Figure 3

Total number of K. pneumoniae CFU's formed when grown on SM, SM/5, and SM/10 nutrient agar plates.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2698v1/supp-1

Supplementary Table 2. Raw data for Figure 4

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2698v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Debra A Brock conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Alicia Canas performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Kai Jones performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

David C Queller conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Joan E Strassmann conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data has been supplied as supplementary files.

Funding

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers DEB1146375 and IOS 1256416 and the John Templeton Foundation Grant number 43667 to JES and DCQ. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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