Worm Breeder's Gazette 14(3): 3 (June 1, 1996)

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Theresa Stiernagle, Bob Herman

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2354    Rushforth AM;Anderson P
            Splicing removes the Caenorhabditis elegans transposon Tc1 
            from most mutant pre-messenger RNAs.
                         Molecular & Cellular Biology 16: 422-429 1996 

2355    Jia Y;Xie GF;Aamodt E
            pag-3 a Caenorhabditis elegans gene involved in touch neuron
            gene expression and coordinated movement.
                         Genetics 142: 141-147 1996  ARTICLE

2356    Marks NJ;Shaw C;Maule AG;Davis JP;Halton DW;Verhaert P;Geary
        TG;Thompson DP
            Isolation of AF2 (KHEYLRFamide) from Caenorhabditis elegans -
            Evidence for the presence of more than one FMRFamide related
            peptide-encoding gene.
                         Biochemical and Biophysical Research
                         Communications 217: 845-851 1995  ARTICLE

2357    Fitzgerald K;Greenwald I
            Interchangeability of Caenorhabditis elegans DSL proteins and
            intrinsic signalling activity of their extracellular domains
            in vivo.
                         Development 121: 4275-4282 1995  ARTICLE

2358    Morgan PG;Sedensky MM
            Mutations affecting sensitivity to ethanol in the nematode
            Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Alcoholism, Clinical & Experimental Research 19:
                         1423-1429 1995  ARTICLE

2359    Xu J;Lapham J;Crothers DM
            Determining RNA solution structure by segmental isotopic
            labeling and NMR:  Application to Caenorhabditis elegans
            spliced leader RNA 1.
                         Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
                         USA 93: 44-48 1996  ARTICLE

2360    Davies AM
            Neural development.  Chemoattractants for navigating axons.
                         Current Biology 4: 1142-1145 1994  REVIEW

2361    Artavanis-Tsakonas S;Matsuno K;Fortini ME
            Notch signaling.
                         Science 268: 225-232 1995  REVIEW

2362    Chalfie M
            The differentiation and function of the touch receptor neurons
            of Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Progress in Brain Research 105: 179-182 1995 

2363    Williams PL;Dusenbery DB
            Screening test for Neurotoxins using Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Model Systems in Neurotoxicology: Alternative
                         Approaches to Animal Testing : 163-170 1995 

2364    Roush W
            Sperm protein makes its mark upon the worm embryo.
                         Science 271: 33 1996  REVIEW

2365    Buck LB
            Unraveling chemosensory diversity.
                         Cell 83: 349-352 1995  REVIEW

2366    Kim SK
            Tight junctions, membrane-associated guanylate kinases and
            cell signaling.
                         Current Biology 7: 641-649 1995  REVIEW

2367    Theriot JA
            Worm sperm and advances in cell locomotion.
                         Cell 84: 1-4 1996  REVIEW

2368    Chalfie M;Eddy S;Hengartner MO;Hodgkin J;Kohara Y;Plasterk
        RHA;Waterston RH;White JG
            Genome Maps VI.  Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Science 270: 415-430 1995  CHART

2369    Jones SJ
            An update and lessons from whole-genome sequencing projects.
                         Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 5:
                         349-353 1995  REVIEW

2370    Koelle MR;Horvitz HR
            EGL-10 regulates G protein signaling in the C. elegans nervous
            system and shares a conserved domain with many mammalian
                         Cell 84: 115-125 1996  ARTICLE

2371    Davis MW;Somerville D;Lee RYN;Lockery S;Avery L;Fambrough DM
            Mutations in the Caenorhabditis elegans Na,K-ATPase
            alpha-subunit gene, eat-6, disrupt excitable cell function.
                         Journal of Neuroscience 15: 8408-8418 1995 

2372    Labbe J-C;Jannatipour M;Rokeach LA
            The Caenorhabditis elegans rop-1 gene encodes the homologue of
            the human 60-kDa Ro autoantigen.
                         Gene 167: 227-231 1995  ARTICLE

2373    Larminie CGC;Johnstone IL
            Isolation and characterization of four developmentally
            regulated cathepsin B-like cysteine protease genes from the
            nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         DNA & Cell Biology 15: 75-82 1996  ARTICLE

2374    Savage C;Das P;Finelli AL;Townsend SR;Sun CY;Baird SE;Padgett RW
            Caenorhabditis elegans genes sma-2, sma-3 and sma-4 define a
            conserved family of transforming growth factor beta pathway
                         Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
                         USA 93: 790-794 1996  ARTICLE

2375    Katz WS;Lesa GM;Yannoukakos D;Clandinin TR;Schlessinger
        J;Sternberg PW
            A point mutation in the extracellular domain activated LET-23,
            the Caenorhabditis elegans epidermal growth factor receptor
                         Molecular and Cellular Biology 16: 529-537 1996 

2376    White J;Strome S
            Cleavage plane specification in C. elegans: How to divide the
                         Cell 84: 195-198 1996  REVIEW

2377    Ebina Y;Okada H;Miki T;Shingai R
            An extraction method of dynamic features in pulsing organs of
            Caenorhabditis elegans during feeding.
                         IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
                         E79D: 82-91 1996  ARTICLE

2378    Wadsworth WG;Bhatt H;Hedgecock EM
            Neuroglia and pioneer neurons express UNC-6 to provide global
            and local netrin cues for guiding migrations in C. elegans.
                         Neuron 16: 35-46 1996  ARTICLE

2379    Du HP;Gu GQ;William CM;Chalfie M
            Extracellular proteins needed for C. elegans mechanosensation.
                         Neuron 16: 183-194 1996  ARTICLE

2380    Hirabayashi J;Ubukata T;Kasai K
            Purification and molecular characterization of a novel 16-kDa
            galectin from the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Journal of Biological Chemistry 271: 2497-2505
                         1996  ARTICLE

2381    Sommer RJ;Sternberg PW
            Apoptosis and change of competence limit the size of the vulva
            equivalence group in Pristionchus pacificus: a genetic
                         Current Biology 6: 52-59 1996  ARTICLE

2382    Hoskins R;Hajnal AF;Harp SA;Kim SK
            The C. elegans vulval induction gene lin-2 encodes a member of
            the MAGUK family of cell junction proteins.
                         Development 122: 97-111 1996  ARTICLE

2383    Browning H;Strome S
            A sperm-supplied factor required for embryogenesis in C.
                         Development 122: 391-404 1996  ARTICLE

2384    Geary TG;Bowman JW;Friedman AR;Maule AG;Davis JP;Winterrowd
        CA;Klein RD;Thompson DP
            The pharmacology of FMRFamide-related neuropeptides in
            nematodes: New opportunities for rational anthelmintic
                         International Journal for Parasitology 25:
                         1273-1280 1995  ARTICLE

2385    Moerman DG;Hutter H;Mullen GP;Schnabel R
            Cell autonomous expression of perlecan and plasticity of cell
            shape in embryonic muscle of Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Developmental Biology 173: 228-242 1996  ARTICLE

2386    Sommer RJ;Sternberg PW
            Evolution of nematode vulval fate patterning.
                         Developmental Biology 173: 396-407 1996  REVIEW

2387    Youngman S;van Luenen HGAM;Plasterk RHA
            Rte-1, a retrotransposon-like element in Caenorhabditis
                         FEBS Letters 380: 1-7 1996  ARTICLE

2388    Yuan JY
            Evolutionary conservation of a genetic pathway of programmed
            cell death.
                         Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 60: 4-11 1996 

2389    Davis RE
            Spliced leader RNA trans-splicing in metazoa.
                         Parasitology Today 12: 33-40 1996  REVIEW

2390    Gems D;Riddle DL
            Longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans reduced by mating but not
            gamete production.
                         Nature 379: 723-725 1996  ARTICLE

2391    Hengartner MO
            Programmed cell death in invertebrates.
                         Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 6:
                         34-38 1996  REVIEW

2392    Hird S
            Cortical actin movements during the first cell cycle of the
            Caenorhabditis elegans embryo.
                         Journal of Cell Science 109: 525-533 1996 

2393    Hugunin M;Quintal LJ;Mankovich JA;Ghayur T
            Protease activity of in vitro transcribed and translated
            Caenorhabditis elegans cell death gene (ced-3) product.
                         Journal of Biological Chemistry 271: 3517-3522
                         1996  ARTICLE

2394    Jones CA;Hartman PS
            Replication in UV-irradiated Caenorhabditis elegans embryos.
                         Photochemistry & Photobiology 63: 187-192 1996 

2395    Smith H;Campbell WC
            Effect of ivermectin on Caenorhabditis elegans larvae
            previously exposed to alcoholic immobilization.
                         Journal of Parasitology 82: 187-188 1996  ARTICLE

2396    Sakai T;Koga M;Ohshima Y
            Genomic structure and 5' regulatory regions of the let-23 gene
            in the nematode C. elegans.
                         Journal of Molecular Biology 256: 548-555 1996 

2397    Coulson A
            The Caenorhabditis elegans genome project.
                         Biochemical Society Transactions 24: 289-291 1996


2398    Shook DR;Brooks A;Johnson TE
            Mapping quantitative trait loci affecting life history traits
            in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Genetics 142: 801-817 1996  ARTICLE

2399    Xie GF;Jia Y;Aamodt E
            A C. elegans mutant screen based on antibody or histochemical
                         Genetic Analysis: Biomolecular Engineering 12:
                         95-100 1995  ARTICLE

2400    Schnabel R;Weigner C;Hutter H;Feichtinger R;Schnabel H
            mex-1 and the general partitioning of cell fate in the early
            C. elegans embryo.
                         Mechanisms of Development 54: 133-147 1996 

2401    Vanfleteren JR;DeVreese A
            Rate of aerobic metabolism and superoxide production-rate
            potential in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Journal of Experimental Zoology 274: 93-100 1996 

2402    Reis RJS;Ebert RH
            Genetics of aging: Current animal models.
                         Experimental Gerontology 31: 69-81 1996  REVIEW

2403    Wightman B;Clark SG;Taskar AM;Forrester WC;Maricq AV;Bargmann
        CI;Garriga G
            The C. elegans gene vab-8 guides posteriorly directed axon
            outgrowth and cell migration.
                         Development 122: 671-682 1996  ARTICLE

2404    Sengupta P;Bargmann CI
            Cell fate specification and differentiation in the nervous
            system of Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Developmental Genetics 18: 73-80 1996  REVIEW

2405    Ziegler C
            Titin-related proteins in invertebrate muscles.
                         Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 109A:
                         823-833 1994  REVIEW

2406    Kreeger KY
            Hot papers: Programmed cell death.
                         The Scientist 10: 15 1996  REVIEW

2407    Agarwal P;States DJ
            The Repeat Pattern Toolkit (RPT): Analyzing the structure and
            evolution of the C. elegans genome.
                         ISMB 2: 1-9 1994  ARTICLE

2408    Veretnik S;Schatz B
            Pattern discovery in gene regulation; designing an analysis
                         ISMB 1: 411-419 1993  ARTICLE

2409    Harrop SA;Prociv P;Brindley PJ
            Amplification and characterization of cysteine proteinase
            genes from nematodes.
                         Tropical Medicine & Parasitology 46: 119-122 1995


2410    Worley KC;King KY;Chua S;McCabe ER;Smith RF
            Identification of new members of a carbohydrate
            kinase-encoding gene family.
                         Journal of Computational Biology 2: 451-458 1995 

2411    Benian GM;Tinley TL;Tang XX;Borodovsky M
            The Caenorhabditis elegans gene unc-89, required for muscle
            M-line assembly, encodes a giant modular protein composed of
            Ig and signal transduction domains.
                         Journal of Cell Biology 132: 835-848 1996 

2412    Euling S;Ambros V
            Heterochronic genes control cell cycle progress and
            developmental competence of C. elegans vulva precursor cells.
                         Cell 84: 667-676 1996  ARTICLE

2413    Shaham S;Horvitz HR
            Developing Caenorhabditis elegans neurons may contain both
            cell-death protective and killer activities.
                         Genes & Development 10: 578-591 1996  ARTICLE

2414    Myers CD;Goh PY;Allen TS;Bucher EA;Bogaert T
            Developmental genetic analysis of troponin T mutations in
            striated and nonstriated muscle cells of Caenorhabditis
                         Journal of Cell Biology 132: 1061-1077 1996 

2415    Vos JC;De Baere I;Plasterk RHA
            Transposase is the only nematode protein required for in vitro
            transposition of Tc1.
                         Genes & Development 10: 755-761 1996  ARTICLE

2416    Herman RK
            Touch sensation in Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         BioEssays 18: 199-206 1996  REVIEW

2417    Herman RK
            Worm spadework.
                         Genetics 142: 1065-1068 1996  REVIEW

2418    Plunkett JA;Simmons RB;Walthall WW
            Dynamic interactions between nerve and muscle in
            Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Developmental Biology 175: 154-165 1996  ARTICLE

2419    Roush W
            Regulating G protein signaling.
                         Science 271: 1056-1058 1996  REVIEW

2420    Kenyon C
            Ponce d'elegans: Genetic quest for the fountain of youth.
                         Cell 84: 501-504 1996  REVIEW

2421    Sengupta P;Chou JH;Bargmann CI
            odr-10 encodes a seven transmembrane domain olfactory receptor
            required for responses to the odorant diacetyl.
                         Cell 84: 899-909 1996  ARTICLE

2422    Miura M;Yuan JY
            Mechanisms of programmed cell death in Caenorhabditis elegans
            and vertebrates.
                         Current Topics in Developmental Biology 32:
                         139-174 1996  REVIEW

2423    Duhon SA;Murakami S;Johnson TE
            Direct isolation of longevity mutants in the nematode
            Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Developmental Genetics 18: 144-153 1996  ARTICLE

2424    Creutz CE;Snyder SL;Daigle SN;Redick J
            Identification, localization, and functional implications of
            an abundant nematode annexin.
                         Journal of Cell Biology 132: 1079-1082 1996 

2425    Hedgecock EM;Hall DH
            Homologies in the neurogenesis of nematodes, arthropods and
                         Seminars in The Neurosciences 2: 159-172 1990 

2426    Dewji NN;Singer SJ
            Genetic clues to Alzheimer's disease.
                         Science 271: 159-160 1996  REVIEW

2427    Tanaka Y;Ohta A;Matsuo M;Sakamoto H
            Developmental expression pattern of the Caenorhabditis elegans
            homologue of the Drosophila suppressor of forked gene.
                         DNA Research 2: 143-146 1995  ARTICLE

2428    Duffy JB;Perrimon N
            Recent advances in understanding signal transduction pathways
            in worms and flies.
                         Current Opinion in Cell Biology 8: 231-238 1996 

2429    Plasterk RHA
            Postsequence genetics of Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Genome Research 6: 169-175 1996  REVIEW

2430    Ebert RH;Shammas MA;Sohal BH;Sohal RS;Egilmez NK;Ruggles S;Reis
            Defining genes that govern longevity in Caenorhabditis
                        Developmental Genetics 18: 131-143 1996  ARTICLE

2431    Barstead RJ
            Molecular biology of Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         "Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular
                         Medicine.  Achilles' Cleavage to
                         Cytoskeleton-Plasma Membrane Interactions." 
                         Meyers, R.A. (ed).  VCH Publishers, Inc., New
                         York, NY. 1: 227-237 1996  REVIEW

2432    Hengartner M
            Molecular mechanisms of cell death and aging.
                         "Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular
                         Medicine.  Achilles' Cleavage to
                         Cytoskeleton-Plasma Membrane Interactions." 
                         Meyers, R.A. (ed).  VCH Publishers, Inc., New
                         York, NY. 1: 299-303 1996  REVIEW

2433    Candido EPM;Jones D
            Transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans strains as biosensors.
                         Trends in Biotechnology 14: 125-129 1996  ARTICLE

2434    Hird SN;Paulsen JE;Strome S
            Segregation of germ granules in living Caenorhabditis elegans
            embryos: Cell-type-specific mechanisms for cytoplasmic
                         Development 122: 1303-1312 1996  ARTICLE

2435    Kim J;Kim YC;Lee JH;Jang YJ;Chung IK;Koo HS
            cDNA cloning, expression, and chromosomal localization of
            Caenorhabditis elegans DNA topoisomerase I.
                         European Journal of Biochemistry 237: 367-372
                         1996  ARTICLE

2436    Simske JS;Kaech SM;Harp SA;Kim SK
            LET-23 receptor localization by the cell junction protein
            LIN-7 during C. elegans vulval induction.
                         Cell 85: 195-204 1996  ARTICLE

2437    Lints R;Driscoll M
            Programmed and pathological cell death in Caenorhabditis
                         "Cellular Aging and Cell Death." Holbrook NJ,
                         Martin GR and Rockshin RA (eds), Wiley-Liss,
                         New York. : 235-253  1996  REVIEW

2438    Henriksen O
            The little worm that could.
                         NCRR Reporter 20: 4-7 1996  REVIEW

2439    Cherniak C
            Neural component placement.
                         Trends in Neurosciences 18: 522-527 1995  ARTICLE

2440    Hecht RM;Norman MA;Vu T;Jones W
            A novel set of uncoordinated mutants in Caenorhabditis elegans
            uncovered by cold-sensitive mutations.
                         Genome 39: 459-464 1996  ARTICLE

2441    Ballivet M;Alloid C;Bertrand S;Bertrand D
            Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the nematode
            Caenorhabditis elegans.
                         Journal of Molecular Biology 258: 261-269 1996