Dictyostelium macrocyst Dictyostelium macrocyst Dictyostelium amoeba cell division - mitosis


Bloomfield G, Paschke P, Okamoto M, Stevens TJ, Urushihara H. Triparental inheritance in Dictyostelium. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2019 Feb 5;116(6):2187-2192. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1814425116

Bloomfield G. Spo11-independent meiosis in social amoebae. Annual Review of Microbiology. 2018 72: 293-307.

Bloomfield G. The evolution of ogres: cannibalistic growth of giant phagotrophs. bioRxiv. 2018, 262378.

Hedgethorne K, Eustermann S, Yang JC, Ogden TEH, Neuhaus D, Bloomfield G. Homeodomain-like DNA binding proteins control the haploid-to-diploid transition in Dictyostelium. Sci Adv. 2017 Sep 1;3(9):e1602937. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1602937. eCollection 2017 Sep. PubMed PMID: 28879231; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5580921.

Veltman DM, Williams TD, Bloomfield G, Chen BC, Betzig E, Insall RH, Kay RR. A plasma membrane template for macropinocytic cups. Elife. 2016 Dec 13;5. pii: e20085. doi: 10.7554/eLife.20085. PubMed PMID: 27960076; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5154761.

Bloomfield G, Kay RR. Uses and abuses of macropinocytosis. J Cell Sci. 2016 Jul 15;129(14):2697-705. doi: 10.1242/jcs.176149. Review. PubMed PMID: 27352861.

Okamoto M, Yamada L, Fujisaki Y, Bloomfield G, Yoshida K, Kuwayama H, Sawada H, Mori T, Urushihara H. Two HAP2-GCS1 homologs responsible for gamete interactions in the cellular slime mold with multiple mating types: Implication for common mechanisms of sexual reproduction shared by plants and protozoa and for male-female differentiation. Dev Biol. 2016 Jul 1;415(1):6-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.05.018. PubMed PMID: 27189178; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4910948.

Bloomfield G. Atypical ploidy cycles, Spo11, and the evolution of meiosis. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2016 Jun;54:158-64. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2016.01.026. Review. PubMed PMID: 26811992.

Bloomfield G, Traynor D, Sander SP, Veltman DM, Pachebat JA, Kay RR. Neurofibromin controls macropinocytosis and phagocytosis in Dictyostelium. Elife. 2015 Mar 27;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.04940. PubMed PMID: 25815683; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4374526.

Bloomfield G. Sex determination: ciliates' self-censorship. Curr Biol. 2014 Jul 7;24(13):R617-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.05.041. PubMed PMID: 25004369.

Hirst J, Schlacht A, Norcott JP, Traynor D, Bloomfield G, Antrobus R, Kay RR, Dacks JB, Robinson MS. Characterization of TSET, an ancient and widespread membrane trafficking complex. Elife. 2014 May 27;3:e02866. doi: 10.7554/eLife.02866. PubMed PMID: 24867644; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4031984.

Bloomfield G. 'Sex in Dictyostelia'. Book chapter, pp 129-148 in 'Dictyostelids: Evolution, Genomics, Cell Biology', 2013 Springer Berlin Heidelberg, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-38487-5_7.

Strasser K, Bloomfield G, Macwilliams A, Ceccarelli A, Macwilliams H, Tsang A. A retinoblastoma orthologue is a major regulator of s-phase, mitotic, and developmental gene expression in Dictyostelium. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39914. Epub 2012 Jun 29. PubMed PMID: 22768168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3386910.

Dieckmann R, Guého A, Monroy R, Ruppert T, Bloomfield G, Soldati T. The balance in the delivery of ER components and the vacuolar proton pump to the phagosome depends on myosin IK in Dictyostelium. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2012 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22736568.

Bloomfield G. Genetics of sex determination in the social amoebae. Dev Growth Differ. 2011 May;53(4):608-16. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-169X.2011.01255.x. Epub 2011 Mar 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 21447100.

Sugden C, Ross S, Annesley SJ, Cole C, Bloomfield G, Ivens A, Skelton J, Fisher PR, Barton G, Williams JG. A Dictyostelium SH2 adaptor protein required for correct DIF-1 signaling and pattern formation. Dev Biol. 2011 May 15;353(2):290-301. Epub 2011 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 21396932; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3085826.

Greene DM, Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Ivens A, Pears CJ. Targets downstream of Cdk8 in Dictyostelium development. BMC Dev Biol. 2011 Jan 21;11:2. PubMed PMID: 21255384; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3037916.

Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Ivens A, Tanaka Y, Kay RR. Sex determination in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. Science. 2010 Dec 10;330(6010):1533-6. PubMed PMID: 21148389.

Sugden C, Ross S, Bloomfield G, Ivens A, Skelton J, Mueller-Taubenberger A, Williams JG. Two novel Src homology 2 domain proteins interact to regulate dictyostelium gene expression during growth and early development. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jul 23;285(30):22927-35. Epub 2010 May 10. Erratum in: J Biol Chem. 2011 May 13;286(19):17398. PubMed PMID: 20457612; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2906285.

Yamada Y, Kay RR, Bloomfield G, Ross S, Ivens A, Williams JG. A new Dictyostelium prestalk cell sub-type. Dev Biol. 2010 Mar 15;339(2):390-7. Epub 2010 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 20080085; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2845816.

Li Z, Dugan AS, Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Ivens A, Losick V, Isberg RR. The amoebal MAP kinase response to Legionella pneumophila is regulated by DupA. Cell Host Microbe. 2009 Sep 17;6(3):253-67. PubMed PMID: 19748467; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2767185.

Carilla-Latorre S, Calvo-Garrido J, Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Kay RR, Ivens A, Martinez JL, Escalante R. Dictyostelium transcriptional responses to Pseudomonas aeruginosa: common and specific effects from PAO1 and PA14 strains. BMC Microbiol. 2008 Jun 30;8:109. PubMed PMID: 18590548; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2474670.

Sillo A, Bloomfield G, Balest A, Balbo A, Pergolizzi B, Peracino B, Skelton J, Ivens A, Bozzaro S. Genome-wide transcriptional changes induced by phagocytosis or growth on bacteria in Dictyostelium. BMC Genomics. 2008 Jun 17;9:291. PubMed PMID: 18559084; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2443395.

Bloomfield G, Tanaka Y, Skelton J, Ivens A, Kay RR. Widespread duplications in the genomes of laboratory stocks of Dictyostelium discoideum. Genome Biol. 2008 Apr 22;9(4):R75. PubMed PMID: 18430225; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2643946.

Galardi-Castilla M, Pergolizzi B, Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Ivens A, Kay RR, Bozzaro S, Sastre L. SrfB, a member of the Serum Response Factor family of transcription factors, regulates starvation response and early development in Dictyostelium. Dev Biol. 2008 Apr 15;316(2):260-74. Epub 2008 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 18339368.

Bloomfield G, Kay RR. My 2,000 best films: parallel phenotyping of Dictyostelium development. Genome Biol. 2007;8(7):220. Review. PubMed PMID: 17666111; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2323213.

Serafimidis I, Bloomfield G, Skelton J, Ivens A, Kay RR. A new environmentally resistant cell type from Dictyostelium. Microbiology. 2007 Feb;153(Pt 2):619-30. PubMed PMID: 17259634; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2786962.

Strmecki L, Bloomfield G, Araki T, Dalton E, Skelton J, Schilde C, Harwood A, Williams JG, Ivens A, Pears C. Proteomic and microarray analyses of the Dictyostelium Zak1-GSK-3 signaling pathway reveal a role in early development. Eukaryot Cell. 2007 Feb;6(2):245-52. Epub 2006 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 17085634; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1797958.

Chubb JR, Bloomfield G, Xu Q, Kaller M, Ivens A, Skelton J, Turner BM, Nellen W, Shaulsky G, Kay RR, Bickmore WA, Singer RH. Developmental timing in Dictyostelium is regulated by the Set1 histone methyltransferase. Dev Biol. 2006 Apr 15;292(2):519-32. Epub 2006 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 16469305.

Bloomfield G, Pears C. Superoxide signalling required for multicellular development of Dictyostelium. J Cell Sci. 2003 Aug 15;116(Pt 16):3387-97. Epub 2003 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 12840076.