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Our knowledge about the sexual transmission of mitochondria and plastids (hereafter organelles) in isogamous eukaryotes comes mostly from studies of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii which are both unicellular species. To investigate organelle inheritance in a multicellular organism with ...


Ovulation and menstruation don’t happen in normally cycling women at the same time. A basic outline of the hormonal cycle that triggers these events will make this clear. Proliferative (a.k.a follicular*) phase Beginning after menses (when the endometrium is thinned), the hypothalamus produces GnRH which stimulates the anterior pituitary to produce LH and ...


I suspect that that dpy-11-mutants (that's what you likely meant) are not very representative neither from the morphological nor from the behavioral points of view, because they have anomalies in body shape (dumpy appearance) and male tail morphology (see in WormBase and in Ko and Chow). For a general purpose the wild-type should be best.

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