Mutant Sensory Cilia in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

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Table of contents  -  Abstract  -   Introduction  -   Materials & Methods  -   Results  -   Discussion  -   References

Acknowledgments

Our many colleagues who generously provided strains are mentioned under Materials and Methods. We thank R. Ware for sharing his unpublished observations on the sensilla of chemosensory and thermo-sensory mutants; J. Weiss for illustrations; and E. Aamodt, P. Albert, D. Albertson, A. Burr, M. Chalfie, D. Dusenbery, L. Gremke, D. Hall, R. Herman, J. Hodgkin, C. Kenyon, B. Menco, D. Riddle, R. Russell, S. Siddiqui, J. Sulston, S. Ward, J. White, and K. Wright for ideas and discussions. In sadness, we acknowledge the assistance and kindness of Kay Buck who died unexpectedly during the course of this work. Part of this research was supported by a Basil O'Connor starter grant from the March of Dimes Foundation and by NIH Grants NS16510 and NS20258 to J.C. E.H. was recipient of postdoctoral fellowships from the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America and the NIH.


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