Caenorhabditis briggsae



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  1. Jovelin R. Pleiotropic constraints, expression level, and the evolution of miRNA sequences. J Mol Evol. 2013;77:206-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, I used Caenorhabditis briggsae as the focus point of this study because of its close relationship to Caenorhabditis sp. 9...
  2. Jovelin R, Cutter A. MicroRNA sequence variation potentially contributes to within-species functional divergence in the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae. Genetics. 2011;189:967-76 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we investigate allelic variation at microRNA loci in the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae, a close relative of C. elegans. Phylogeographic structure in C...
  3. Blaxter M, Denver D. The worm in the world and the world in the worm. BMC Biol. 2012;10:57 pubmed publisher
    ..elegans (and Caenorhabditis briggsae) in rotting fruit and plant stems. Rather than being simply a 'soil nematode', C...
  4. Otori M, Karashima T, Yamamoto M. The Caenorhabditis elegans homologue of deleted in azoospermia is involved in the sperm/oocyte switch. Mol Biol Cell. 2006;17:3147-55 pubmed
    ..RNA interference of the daz-1 orthologue in a related nematode, Caenorhabditis briggsae, resulted in a complete loss of the sperm/oocyte switch. The C...
  5. Petersen L, Tisa L. Molecular characterization of protease activity in Serratia sp. strain SCBI and its importance in cytotoxicity and virulence. J Bacteriol. 2014;196:3923-36 pubmed publisher
    A newly recognized Serratia species, termed South African Caenorhabditis briggsae isolate (SCBI), is both a mutualist of the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae KT0001 and a pathogen of lepidopteran insects. Serratia sp...
  6. Bakowski M, Priest M, Young S, Cuomo C, Troemel E. Genome Sequence of the Microsporidian Species Nematocida sp1 Strain ERTm6 (ATCC PRA-372). Genome Announc. 2014;2: pubmed publisher
    ..Microsporidia Nematocida sp1 strain ERTm6 was isolated from wild-caught Caenorhabditis briggsae and causes a lethal intestinal infection in Caenorhabditis nematodes. We report the genome sequence of N...
  7. Vohanka J, Simecková K, Machalová E, Behenský F, Krause M, Kostrouch Z, et al. Diversification of fasting regulated transcription in a cluster of duplicated nuclear hormone receptors in C. elegans. Gene Expr Patterns. 2010;10:227-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Four genes in this cluster are conserved between C. elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae whereas three genes are present only in C. elegans, the apparent result of a relatively recent expansion...
  8. Ragavapuram V, Hill E, Baird S. Suppression of F1 Male-Specific Lethality in Caenorhabditis Hybrids by cbr-him-8. G3 (Bethesda). 2015;6:623-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Haldane's Rule and Darwin's Corollary have been observed in several hybrid crosses, including crosses of Caenorhabditis briggsae and C. nigoni. Fertile F1 females are obtained from reciprocal crosses. However, F1 males obtained from C...
  9. Bundus J, Alaei R, Cutter A. Gametic selection, developmental trajectories, and extrinsic heterogeneity in Haldane's rule. Evolution. 2015;69:2005-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we use the nematodes Caenorhabditis briggsae and C...

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  1. Chang C, Rodriguez J, ROSS J. Mitochondrial-Nuclear Epistasis Impacts Fitness and Mitochondrial Physiology of Interpopulation Caenorhabditis briggsae Hybrids. G3 (Bethesda). 2015;6:209-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Such hybridization within the nematode species Caenorhabditis briggsae has been suggested to result in selection against certain combinations of nuclear and mitochondrial ..
  2. Bi Y, Ren X, Yan C, Shao J, Xie D, Zhao Z. A Genome-wide hybrid incompatibility landscape between Caenorhabditis briggsae and C. nigoni. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1004993 pubmed publisher
    ..Importantly, this work opens a new avenue for studying speciation genetics between nematode species and allows parallel comparison of the HI with that in Drosophila and other species. ..
  3. Phillips W, Coleman Hulbert A, Weiss E, Howe D, Ping S, Wernick R, et al. Selfish Mitochondrial DNA Proliferates and Diversifies in Small, but not Large, Experimental Populations of Caenorhabditis briggsae. Genome Biol Evol. 2015;7:2023-37 pubmed publisher
    ..molecules, previously characterized as selfish elements, in six different natural strains of the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae allowed to undergo experimental evolution in a range of population sizes (N = 1, 10, 100, and 1,000) for ..
  4. Yong H, Eamsobhana P, Lim P, Razali R, Aziz F, Rosli N, et al. Draft genome of neurotropic nematode parasite Angiostrongylus cantonensis, causative agent of human eosinophilic meningitis. Acta Trop. 2015;148:51-7 pubmed publisher
    ..size (260 Mb) is larger than those of Pristionchus pacificus, Caenorhabditis elegans, Necator americanus, Caenorhabditis briggsae, Trichinella spiralis, Brugia malayi and Loa loa, but smaller than Haemonchus contortus and Ascaris suum...
  5. Abebe Akele F, Tisa L, Cooper V, Hatcher P, Abebe E, Thomas W. Genome sequence and comparative analysis of a putative entomopathogenic Serratia isolated from Caenorhabditis briggsae. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:531 pubmed publisher
    ..of a new member of the enterobacterial genus Serratia that forms a putative entomopathogenic complex with Caenorhabditis briggsae. Analysis of the 5...
  6. An X, Shao J, Zhang H, Ren X, Ho V, Li R, et al. Comparative proteome analysis between C . briggsae embryos and larvae reveals a role of chromatin modification proteins in embryonic cell division. Sci Rep. 2017;7:4296 pubmed publisher
    b>Caenorhabditis briggsae has emerged as a model for comparative biology against model organism C. elegans. Most of its cell fate specifications are completed during embryogenesis whereas its cell growth is achieved mainly in larval stages...
  7. Chen K, Franz C, Jiang H, Jiang Y, Wang D. An evolutionarily conserved transcriptional response to viral infection in Caenorhabditis nematodes. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:303 pubmed publisher
    ..The recent identification of nematode viruses that naturally infect C. elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae provides a unique opportunity to define host-virus interactions in these model hosts...
  8. Liu Q, Haag E. Evolutionarily dynamic roles of a PUF RNA-binding protein in the somatic development of Caenorhabditis briggsae. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2014;322:129-41 pubmed publisher
    ..An exception is Cbr-puf-2 (one of three Caenorhabditis briggsae PUF-2 sub-family paralogs), which is required for development past the second larval stage...
  9. Mahalak K, Jama A, Billups S, Dawes A, Chamberlin H. Differing roles for sur-2/MED23 in C. elegans and C. briggsae vulval development. Dev Genes Evol. 2017;227:213-218 pubmed publisher
    Normal vulval development in the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae is identical to that in the related Caenorhabditis elegans...
  10. Tu S, Wu M, Wang J, Cutter A, Weng Z, Claycomb J. Comparative functional characterization of the CSR-1 22G-RNA pathway in Caenorhabditis nematodes. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015;43:208-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we apply comparative functional genomic analysis between C. elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae to characterize the CSR-1 pathway, its targets and their evolution. C...
  11. Ryan L, Haag E. Revisiting Suppression of Interspecies Hybrid Male Lethality in Caenorhabditis Nematodes. G3 (Bethesda). 2017;7:1211-1214 pubmed publisher
    Within the nematode genus Caenorhabditis, Caenorhabditis briggsae and C. nigoni are among the most closely related species known. They differ in sexual mode, with C...
  12. Kalinnikova T, Kolsanova R, Belova E, Shagidullin R, Gainutdinov M. Opposite effects of moderate heat stress and hyperthermia on cholinergic system of soil nematodes Caenorhabditis elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae. J Therm Biol. 2016;62:37-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore it is evident that it is the deficiency of mAChRs activity that is the reason for nematodes' behavior failure by hyperthermia. ..
  13. Ross J, Howe D, Coleman Hulbert A, Denver D, Estes S. Paternal Mitochondrial Transmission in Intra-Species Caenorhabditis briggsae Hybrids. Mol Biol Evol. 2016;33:3158-3160 pubmed
    To study mitochondrial-nuclear genetic interactions in the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae, our three laboratories independently created 38 intra-species cytoplasmic-nuclear hybrid (cybrid) lines...
  14. Dong C, Dolke F, von Reuss S. Selective MS screening reveals a sex pheromone in Caenorhabditis briggsae and species-specificity in indole ascaroside signalling. Org Biomol Chem. 2016;14:7217-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparative analysis of the crude exo-metabolome of hermaphroditic Caenorhabditis briggsae using a highly sensitive mass spectrometric screen reveals an indole ascaroside blend dominated by two ..
  15. Ying M, Qiao Y, Yu L. Evolutionary expansion of nematode-specific glycine-rich secreted peptides. Gene. 2016;587:76-82 pubmed publisher
    ..across 10 species from algae Guillardia theta to mammal human indicated that Caenorhabditis elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae were highly enriched for glycine-rich secreted peptides (GRSPs) (110 GRSPs in C. elegans and 93 in C...
  16. Vicente C, Ikuyo Y, Mota M, Hasegawa K. Pinewood nematode-associated bacteria contribute to oxidative stress resistance of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. BMC Microbiol. 2013;13:299 pubmed publisher
    ..xylophilus associated bacteria may assist the nematode opportunistically in the disease, and that a virulent B. xylophilus isolate displayed a higher tolerance towards the OS conditions than an avirulent isolate. ..
  17. Clark L, Hodgkin J. Caenorhabditis microbiota: worm guts get populated. BMC Biol. 2016;14:37 pubmed publisher
    ..elegans and the related taxa Caenorhabditis briggsae and Caenorhabditis remanei In contrast to the monoxenic, microbiota-free cultures that are studied in ..
  18. Erkut C, Vasilj A, Boland S, Habermann B, Shevchenko A, Kurzchalia T. Molecular strategies of the Caenorhabditis elegans dauer larva to survive extreme desiccation. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e82473 pubmed publisher
    ..Remarkably, this response is specific and involves a small number of functional pathways, which represent the generic toolkit for anhydrobiosis in plants and animals. ..
  19. Flores Ponce M, Vallebueno Estrada M, González Orozco E, Ramos Aboites H, García Chávez J, Simoes N, et al. Signatures of co-evolutionary host-pathogen interactions in the genome of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema carpocapsae. BMC Evol Biol. 2017;17:108 pubmed publisher
    ..skewed to positive values and significantly different from the observed distribution in the free-living Caenorhabditis briggsae. Also, the proportion of significant positive values of Tajima's D was elevated in genes that were ..
  20. Subirana J, Messeguer X. Evolution of Tandem Repeat Satellite Sequences in Two Closely Related Caenorhabditis Species. Diminution of Satellites in Hermaphrodites. Genes (Basel). 2017;8: pubmed publisher
    ..offers an opportunity to compare its non-coding features with the related hermaphroditic species Caenorhabditis briggsae; to understand the evolutionary dynamics of their tandem repeat sequences (satellites), as a result ..