Somatically expressed germ-granule components, PGL-1 and PGL-3, repress programmed cell death in C. elegans

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Mohammad Al-Amin ; Hyemin Min ; Yhong-Hee Shim ; Ichiro Kawasaki (2016)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5030653, doi: 10.1038/srep33884
  • Subject: Article

We previously reported that germline apoptosis in C. elegans increased by loss of PGL-1 and PGL-3, members of a family of constitutive germ-granule components, from germ cells in adult hermaphrodite gonads. In this study, we found that somatic apoptosis was reduced in s... View more
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