Date of Presentation

5-2-2019 12:00 AM

College

School of Osteopathic Medicine

Poster Abstract

Specific genes called heterochronic genes control the timing and sequence of developmental events during larval stages of C. elegans. Mutations in heterochronic genes can cause skipping or reiteration of cell fates associated with certain larval stages. lin-14 and lin-28 are two well-studied heterochronic genes. LIN-14 acts during the first larval stage (L1) and controls events of the L1 and L2 stages, LIN-28 acts during the L2 stage and controls its events.

Keywords

c. elegans, lin-14, lin-28, heterochronic genes, degron tagging

Disciplines

Cell Biology | Medicine and Health Sciences | Molecular Genetics

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May 2nd, 12:00 AM

Times of Action and Evolutionary Conservation of Heterochronic Genes

Specific genes called heterochronic genes control the timing and sequence of developmental events during larval stages of C. elegans. Mutations in heterochronic genes can cause skipping or reiteration of cell fates associated with certain larval stages. lin-14 and lin-28 are two well-studied heterochronic genes. LIN-14 acts during the first larval stage (L1) and controls events of the L1 and L2 stages, LIN-28 acts during the L2 stage and controls its events.

 

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