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A molecular evolutionary framework for the phylum Nematoda
Nematodes are important: parasitic nematodes threaten the health of plants, animals and humans on a global scale,; interstitial nematodes pervade sediment and soil ecosystems in overwhelming numbers;Expand
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Against the oxidative damage theory of aging: superoxide dismutases protect against oxidative stress but have little or no effect on life span in Caenorhabditis elegans.
The superoxide radical (O(2)(-)) has long been considered a major cause of aging. O(2)(-) in cytosolic, extracellular, and mitochondrial pools is detoxified by dedicated superoxide dismutase (SOD)Expand
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Intermediary metabolism.
Caenorhabditis elegans has orthologs for most of the key enzymes involved in eukaryotic intermediary metabolism, suggesting that the major metabolic pathways are probably present in this species. WeExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of the Tylenchina and evolution of the female gonoduct (Nematoda: Rhabditida).
Tylenchina are a morphologically and functionally diverse group of nematode species that range from free-living bacteriovores, over transitory grazing root-hair feeders to highly specializedExpand
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A molecular phylogeny of the Odonata (Insecta)
Abstract. We estimated the phylogeny of the order Odonata, based on sequences of the nuclear ribosomal genes 5.8 S, 18S, and ITS1 and 2. An 18S‐only analysis resolved deep relationships well: theExpand
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An improved molecular phylogeny of the Nematoda with special emphasis on marine taxa.
Phylogenetic reconstructions of relations within the phylum Nematoda are inherently difficult but have been advanced with the introduction of large-scale molecular-based techniques. However, the mostExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships, divergence time estimation, and global biogeographic patterns of calopterygoid damselflies (odonata, zygoptera) inferred from ribosomal DNA sequences.
The calopterygoid superfamily (Calopterygidae + Hetaerinidae) is composed of more than twenty genera in two families: the Calopterygidae (at least 17) and the Hetaerinidae (at least 4). Here, 62Expand
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Life extension via dietary restriction is independent of the Ins/IGF-1 signalling pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans
Dietary restriction (DR) increases life span in a wide variety of animals. In Caenorhabditis elegans both reduced bacterial concentration (BDR) and culture on non-bacterial, semi-defined, axenic foodExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships within the cyst-forming nematodes (Nematoda, Heteroderidae) based on analysis of sequences from the ITS regions of ribosomal DNA.
The ITS1, ITS2, and 5.8S gene sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA from 40 taxa of the family Heteroderidae (including the genera Afenestrata, Cactodera, Heterodera, Globodera, Punctodera, Meloidodera,Expand
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DamID in C. elegans reveals longevity-associated targets of DAF-16/FoxO
Insulin/IGF‐1 signaling controls metabolism, stress resistance and aging in Caenorhabditis elegans by regulating the activity of the DAF‐16/FoxO transcription factor (TF). However, the function ofExpand
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