pix-1 Controls Early Elongation in Parallel with mel-11 and let-502 in Caenorhabditis elegans

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Martin, Emmanuel; Harel, Sharon; Nkengfac, Bernard; Hamiche, Karim; Neault, Mathieu; Jenna, Sarah;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3986101, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094684
  • Subject: Caenorhabditis | Animal Models | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Molecular Cell Biology | Cytoskeleton | Signal Transduction | Developmental Biology | Nematoda | Research and Analysis Methods | Gene Function | Caenorhabditis Elegans | Mutation | Cell Biology | Morphogenesis | Genetics | Model Organisms | Cellular Structures and Organelles | Animal Genetics | Organisms | Animals | Body Plan Organization | Embryology | Invertebrates

Cell shape changes are crucial for metazoan development. During Caenorhabditis elegans embryogenesis, epidermal cell shape changes transform ovoid embryos into vermiform larvae. This process is divided into two phases: early and late elongation. Early elongation involve... View more
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