Ascaroside Signaling Is Widely Conserved among Nematodes
Andrea Choe, Stephan H von Reuss, Dima Kogan, Robin B Gasser, Edward G Platzer, Frank C Schroeder, Paul W Sternberg
Current Biology | CELL PRESS | Published : 2012
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We thank the Caenorhabditis Genetics Center, Marie-Anne Felix, Antoon Ploeg, S. Patricia Stock, J. Scott Cameron, Teresa Mullens, Jennifer Becker, Scott Edwards, John Darsow, Adler R. Dillman, and Hillel T. Schwartz for their contribution of nematodes to this study. We further thank Adler R. Dillman for assembling a phylogenetic tree for the species used in this study. We thank Moises Garcia for his help in manufacturing the copper chambers used in the attraction assay. We thank Arthur S. Edison, Adler R. Dillman, Hillel T. Schwartz, Jagan Srinivasan, David A. Prober, and Bruce A. Hay for their valuable suggestions. This work was supported in part by a National Institutes of Health grant (GM088290 to F.C.S. and GM085285 to A.S. Edison, F.C.S., and P.W.S.), and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, with which P.W.S. is an Investigator.