Oxygen sensation: into thick air
Department of Neurobiology; Alkema Lab
Animals; Caenorhabditis elegans; Caenorhabditis elegans Proteins; Globins; Neurons; Oxygen
Neuroscience and Neurobiology
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.
DOI of Published Version
Curr Biol. 2009 May 26;19(10):R407-9. Link to article on publisher's site
Current biology : CB
Alkema, Mark J., "Oxygen sensation: into thick air" (2009). Neurobiology Publications and Presentations. 31.