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

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Emmanuel Martin; Sharon Harel; Bernard Nkengfac; Karim Hamiche; Mathieu Neault; Sarah Jenna;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3986101, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094684
  • Subject: Caenorhabditis | Animal Models | Research Article | Molecular Cell Biology | Morphogenesis | Genetics | Animals | Embryology | Biology and Life Sciences | Cytoskeleton | Signal Transduction | Developmental Biology | Nematoda | Research and Analysis Methods | Medicine | Gene Function | Caenorhabditis Elegans | Q | Mutation | R | Cell Biology | Model Organisms | Cellular Structures and Organelles | Animal Genetics | Science | Organisms | Body Plan Organization | 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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