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Figure 3

From: Phylogeography and sexual macrocyst formation in the social amoeba Dictyostelium giganteum

Figure 3

Results of Macrocyst Experiments #1 (panel A) and #3 (panel B). Each of the three non-overlapping experiments consisted of all possible pairwise matings between 8 isolates (isolate names are given as haplotype number followed by isolate number, and symbols under isolate names refer to their geographical location; see Figure 2 legend). A "+"indicates that macrocysts formed between a pair of isolates within one week of scoring, a "±" indicates that macrocysts formed after the standard one week of scoring, and a "0" designates that macrocysts did not form between a given pair of isolates. Specific pairwise matings were replicated for the two pairs with two symbols in Experiment #1 (panel A) and all pairs of Experiment #3 (panel B). Cases where first and second replicates did not give similar results are designated with two symbols in a given cell. Grey-colored cells represent pairwise matings between isolates from the basal lineages and other clones given that Fst estimates showed significant differentiation between the Massachusetts and Texas populations. Mating types are shown in the last row: different letters indicate different mating types, and "" represents clones that did not mate with any other clones. (Macrocyst Experiment #2 did not produce any successful matings and thus, results are only mentioned in the text.)

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