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Probably not what you are looking for but the protozoan slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum lives as free amoebae which can coalesce into a multicellular migratory slug that eventually forms a fruiting body in which some cells form the stalk while others form spores. Slug formation is by chemotactic signalling with cyclic AMP as the signal. I seem to ...
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