The Nerve Ring of the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans: Sensory Input and Motor Output

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Table of contents   -    Introduction   -    Methods   -    Results   -    Discussion   -    References


I am most grateful to Roger Freedman and Simon Pickvance for introducing me to Nomarski microscopy, to Sydney Brenner, John White and Bob Horvitz for discussion and to Marilyn Dew for assistance. Eileen Southgate, Nicol Thomson and John White identified the cells in animals of known lineage.


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Sulston, J. E. & Brenner, S. 1974 The DNA of Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 77, 95-104.

Ward, S., Thomson, N., White, J. G. & Brenner, S. 1975 Electron microscopical reconstruction of the anterior sensory anatomy of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. J. comp. Neurol. 160, 313-337.

Wessing, A. 1953 Histologische Studien zu den Problemen der Zellkonstanz: Untersuchungen an Rhabditis anomala P. Hertwig. 2001. Jahrb. 73, 69-102.

White, J. G., Southgate, E., Thomson, N. & Brenner, S. 1976 Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 275, 327-348.


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