Genomes and Genes
Hannah S Seidel
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- A novel sperm-delivered toxin causes late-stage embryo lethality and transmission ratio distortion in C. elegansHannah S Seidel
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, New Jersey, United States of America
PLoS Biol 9:e1001115. 2011..Our results demonstrate that the tight physical linkage between two novel transmembrane proteins has facilitated their co-evolution into an element capable of promoting its own transmission to the detriment of organisms carrying it...
- The oogenic germline starvation response in C. elegansHannah S Seidel
Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e28074. 2011..Our study also suggests that when nutrients are limited, hermaphrodites scavenge material from their germlines to reproduce. We discuss our findings in light of the recently proposed state of dormancy, termed Adult Reproductive Diapause...