The Postembryonic Cell Lineages of the Hermaphrodite and Male Gonads in Caenorhabditis elegans

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

Acknowledgments

We thank John Sulston for generously sharing his lineage technique with us, and for his supportive and stimulating communications during the progress of this work. We also thank Scott Emmons, Bill Wood, and Larry Gold for many thought-provoking conversations.

 This work was supported by Public Health Service Grant No. GM 19851 from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences and in part by BRSG Grant RR0713-11 awarded by the Biomedical Research Support Grant Program, Division of Research Resources, National Institutes of Health. DH was the recipient of a Public Health Service Research Career Development Award (GM 70465) and JK was an NSF predoctoral fellow.


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