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Worm Breeder's Gazette 15(4) Table of Contents

Announcements and News
Announcement of the 12th International C. elegans Meeting 1
Technician/Research Assistant 1
Developmental Biologist 2
Postdoctoral Position Available 2
CGC Bibliographic References 3
Theresa Stiernagle and Bob Herman
The C. elegans Genome Sequencing Project: Almost Completed 13
The C. elegans Genome Sequencing Consortium
Center for C. elegans Anatomy 14
David H. Hall
A Microwave Fixation Protocol for ImmunoEM 15
Agness Miller and David H. Hall
DNA Sequencing Is an Efficient Method for Detecting Polymorphisms in RC301 16
Janelle Jakubowski and Kerry Kornfeld
Polymorphisms for Mapping on the Right Arm of Chromosome II 17
Anneliese M. Schaefer, Janelle Jakubowski, Kerry Kornfeld and Michael L. Nonet
Further Optimization of ENU Mutagenesis 18
Beth De Stasio and Sara Dorman
Phenotypical and Biochemical Analysis of C. elegans Carrying the Human Huntington Disease Gene 19
J.C. Dorsman, M.A. Smoor, H.G.A.M. van Luenen, M. Bout, J.T. den Dunnen, R.H.A. Plasterk and G.J.B. van Ommen
pat-4 Is an Integrin-Linked Kinase Homologue and Required for Assembly of the Myofilament Lattice in C. elegans 20
A. Craig Mackinnon, Jr. and Benjamin D. Williams
Perlecan/UNC-52 Acts Upstream of Integrin and Other Muscle Components in Myofilament Lattice Assembly 22
G.P. Mullen and D.G. Moerman
The dim-1 Gene Encodes a Novel Protein Required for Myofilament Stability and unc-112 Encodes a Homolog of the Human MIG-2 Protein 23
Teresa Rogalski, Mary Gilbert, Danelle Devenport and Don Moerman
Multiple Cholinergic Receptors Contribute to Aldicarb Sensitivity 24
David Raizen and Leon Avery
Studying the Defaecation Rhythm in L4: An Improved Experimental System 25
Fred Kippert
Different Chemosensory Pathways May Converge on a Single Chemotaxis Mechanism in C. elegans 26
Yvonne Bradford, Jonathan Pierce and Shawn Lockery
Thermotaxis-Defective Mutations that Interact with daf Mutations of TGF-beta-Like Signaling Pathway 27
Yoshifumi Okochi, Masatoshi Okumura and Ikue Mori
GFP Markers Illuminating Functional Abnormalities in Neurons Required for Thermotaxis 28
Hiroyuki Sasakura, Atsushi Kuhara, Hidetoshi Komatsu and Ikue Mori
Cultivation Temperature Avoidance Induced by Starvation 29
Akiko Mohri, Mizuho Koike and Ikue Mori
Role of SEK-1 MAP Kinase Kinase in C. elegans 30
M. Tanaka, M. Kawasaki, N. Suzuki, N. Hisamoto and K. Matsumoto
Characterization of C. elegans ASK-1 MAP Kinase Kinase Kinase 31
Junko Hyodo, Naoki Hisamoto and Kunihiro Matsumoto
A Neuronal JNK Signal Transduction Pathway Regulates Coordinated Movement in C. elegans 32
Masato Kawasaki, Naoki Hisamoto and Kunihiro Matsumoto
Characterization of C. elegans Homolog of Neurabin, a Novel Actin-Filament Binding Protein 33
Tooru Ishitani, Naoki Hisamoto and Kunihiro Matsumoto
sma-9 - A Novel Gene in TGF-beta Signaling and Something Strange About him-8 Males 34
Gayatri Mirani, Yvette Hao and Cathy Savage-Dunn
Null Mutations in tig-2, a TGF-beta-Like Ligand 35
Huang Wang, Lisa Maduzia, Srik Krishna and Richard W. Padgett
The Roles of egl-20/Wnt and lin-44/Wnt in T Cell Polarity 36
Jennifer Whangbo, Mike Herman and Cynthia Kenyon
The (Only?) C. elegans Runt Gene 38
Hiroshi Kagoshima and Thomas R. Bürglin
Sequence Analysis of lin-18 Mutants 39
Wendy S. Katz, Helieh S. Oz and Jeff Goodwin
The Pristionchus HOX Gene Ppa-lin-39 Inhibits Programmed Cell Death to Specify the Vulva Equivalence Group and Is Not Required During Vulval Induction 40
Ralf J. Sommer, Andreas Eizinger, Kwang-Zin Lee, Benno Jungblut, Anja Bubeck and Isabel Schlak
Suppression of the Ppa-lin-39 Vulvaless Phenotype by Cell Death Mutants as a Search for Cell Death Signals 41
Kwang-Zin Lee and Ralf J. Sommer
mev-1 and rad-8 Embryos Undergo Massive Apoptosis Under High Oxygen 42
Phil Hartman, Naoaki Ishii, Nanami Senoo-Matsuda and Asako Sugimoto
The Effects of Benzo[a]pyrene (cough cough!) on C. elegans 43
Larry Miller and Phil Hartman
MAT Mutants: Metaphase-Anaphase Transition Defective 44
P. Sadler, L. Wille, T. Young, G. Holt, N. Johnson, D. Letts, I. Kaattari, J. Thomas and D. Shakes
Chromosome Segregation: A Role for APC Genes in C. elegans 45
D. Chase, L. Wille, D. Ferris, A. Golden and D. Shakes
An Attempt to Slow Aging in C. elegans. 10. The Slight Positive Effect of C. elegans Larvae Extract 46
Vladimir V. Bakaev and Andrey P. Ivlev-Duntau
The Neurofibromatosis 2 Homolog (nf2) and Its Ezrin-Radixin-Moesin Family Member (erm) Are Essential Genes in C. elegans 47
Verena Gobel and John Fleming
Author Index 48

Leon Avery (Leon@eatworms.swmed.edu)
Last modified: Tue Sep 29 15:56:30 1998