An LEA group 3 family member is involved in survival of C. elegans during exposure to stress

@article{Gal2004AnLG,
  title={An LEA group 3 family member is involved in survival of C. elegans during exposure to stress},
  author={Tali Z Gal and Itamar Glazer and Hinanit Koltai},
  journal={FEBS Letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={577}
}
In order to establish a functional role for late embryogenesis abundant (LEA) proteins in response to stress conditions in Caenorhabditis elegans, we silenced the expression of an LEA (Ce‐lea‐1) gene and determined the survival of worms under stress conditions. Ce‐lea‐1 transcription was induced during dehydration of C. elegans dauer juveniles. Following partial silencing of Ce‐lea‐1 transcription, we demonstrated a specific and significant reduction in worm survival during induction of… Expand
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