C. Elegans Are Protected from Lethal Hypoxia by an Embryonic Diapause


At least 100 mammalian species exhibit embryonic diapause, where fertilized embryos arrest development in utero until suitable seasonal or nutritional environments are encountered. Delaying maternal investments in producing offspring allows these animals to utilize limited resources to survive while searching for better conditions and ensures that progeny… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.05.066


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