Title

Oxygen sensation: into thick air

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology; Alkema Lab

Date

5-26-2009

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Animals; Caenorhabditis elegans; Caenorhabditis elegans Proteins; Globins; Neurons; Oxygen

Disciplines

Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Abstract

Two recent studies show that a neural globin tunes oxygen responses in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Analysis of wild C. elegans strains suggests that the commonly used Bristol strain may have adapted to life in the laboratory.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Curr Biol. 2009 May 26;19(10):R407-9. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

19467207