Cytoplasmic streaming in C. elegans: Forces that drive oogenesis

@article{Menon2021CytoplasmicSI,
  title={Cytoplasmic streaming in C. elegans: Forces that drive oogenesis},
  author={Vidya V. Menon and Mandar M. Inamdar and Anirban Sain},
  journal={Europhysics Letters},
  year={2021},
  volume={135}
}
In the gonad of C. elegans worms, germ cells form the outer lining of the central tube, the rachis, which carries a cytoplasmic flow. The porous interface between the germ cells and rachis allows a radial flow of cytoplasm across the interface. In the upstream, the flow at the interface is radially inwards boosting the main cytoplasmic flow in the rachis, while in the downstream the flow is radially outward feeding the germ cells to become oocytes. We analyze the cytoplasmic flow in the rachis… 

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