Worm Breeder's Gazette 17(2)

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Meeting Schedule. 1
CGC Bibliographic References. 2
  Theresa Stiernagle and Bob Herman
New and Improved pie-1-Based Vectors for Maternal Expression of Transgenes. 19
  Ingrid D'Agostino, Kimberly, Reese and Geraldine Seydoux
Rab Gene Nomenclature. 20
  Mike Nonet
The Volume of Freezing Solution Affects Survival Rate. 22
  Hitoshi Inada and Ikue Mori
A Potential Function for the Carboxy-Terminal Domain of SMG-4 as a Nuclear Export Sequence Regulated by Phosphorylation. 24
  Rachel Aronoff
Worm Finance. 26
  Leon Avery
A DAF-2 Pathway Regulates Muscle Protein Degradation by Antagonizing Ras-Raf-MEK-MAPK Signaling. 28
  Nate Szewczyk, Brant Peterson, Sami Barmada, Leah Parkinson and Lew Jacobson
C. elegans SEK-1 MAPKK Regulates Locomotion by Functioning Downstream of UNC-43 CaMKII. 30
  Miho Tanaka-Hino, Naoki Hisamoto and Kunihiro Matsumoto
C. elegans p38 MAPK Cascade Mediates Arsenical Stress Response. 31
  Hideki Inoue, Miho Tanaka-Hino, Makoto Fukuda, Eisuke Nishida, Naoki Hisamoto and Kunihiro Matsumoto
A JNK/UNC-16 Signaling Complex Regulates Synaptic Vesicle Localization Through a Conventional Kinesin in C. elegans. 32
  Rie Sakamoto, Masato Kawasaki, Dana Thyra Byrd, Yishi Jin, Naoki Hisamoto and Kunihiro Matsumoto
atp-2 Controls Development in a Cell Nonautonomous Manner. 33
  William Y. Tsang and Bernard D. Lemire
Analysis of cdh-3 Upstream Regulatory Region to Find Sequences Necessary for Expression. 34
  Stephen T. Sewell, Guojuan Zhang and Helen M. Chamberlin
Functional and Comparative Studies of Pax-2/5/8 Genes in Caenorhabditis elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae. 36
  Xiaodong Wang, Vandana Rajakumar and Helen M. Chamberlin
Like in C. elegans, Many GATA Factors in C. briggsae Are in Redundant Groups. 38
  Morris F. Maduro and Joel H. Rothman
EGL-32 May Be a Sperm Protein that Regulates Egg Laying Through the TBG-B Pathway. 39
  Marie McGovern, Ling Yu and Cathy Savage-Dunn
Evidence for Constitutive Reduction of Insulin/IGF Signaling in Males. 40
  Diana McCulloch and David Gems
The Superoxide Dismutase Mimetic EUK-8 Shortens Lifespan. 42
  Michelle Keaney and David Gems
Instructive Roles of LIN-44/Wnt in Regulation of Cell Polarity. 44
  Hitoshi Sawa and Hisako Takeshita
An Attempt to Slow Aging in C. elegans. 24. No Positive Effect of Streptomycin with Ascorbic Acid. 45
  Vladimir V. Bakaev
An Attempt to Slow Aging in C. elegans. 25. No Positive Effect of Atorvastatin Calcium. 46
  Vladimir V. Bakaev
Author Index. 47