Genetic Control of Temperature Preference in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

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Genetic Control of Temperature Preference in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Akiko Mohri, Elji Kodama, Koutarou Kimura, Mizuho Koike, Takafumi Mizuno and Ikue Mori. Background. Worms will migrate to cultivation temperature when on a temperature gradient (H&R, 1975) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Genetic Control of TemperaturePreference in the NematodeCaenorhabditis elegansAkiko Mohri, Elji Kodama, Koutarou Kimura, Mizuho Koike, Takafumi Mizuno and Ikue Mori</p></li><li><p>BackgroundWorms will migrate to cultivation temperature when on a temperature gradient (H&amp;R, 1975)Worm will avoid temperatures paired with starvationIf E. coli paired with new temperature, take 2-4 hours before worms will migrate to the new temperature</p></li><li><p>Neural circuitMori 1995</p></li><li><p>Figure 1</p></li><li><p>Table 1</p></li><li><p>Figure 2</p></li><li><p>Figure 3</p></li><li><p>Figure 4</p></li><li><p>Figure 5</p></li><li><p>Figure 6</p></li><li><p>Figure 7</p></li><li><p>Figure 8</p></li><li><p>Figure 10</p></li><li><p>Figure 11</p></li><li><p>Figure 12</p></li><li><p>ConclusionsRespond differently to changes in temperature vs. feeding state</p><p>aho-2 defective thermotactic avoidance</p></li></ul>