Natural variation in chemosensation: lessons from an island nematode

@article{McGaughran2013NaturalVI,
  title={Natural variation in chemosensation: lessons from an island nematode},
  author={Angela McGaughran and Katy Morgan and Ralf J. Sommer},
  journal={Ecology and Evolution},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={5209 - 5224}
}
All organisms must interact with their environment, responding in behavioral, chemical, and other ways to various stimuli throughout their life cycles. Characterizing traits that directly represent an organism's ability to sense and react to their environment provides useful insight into the evolution of life-history strategies. One such trait for the nematode Pristionchus pacificus, chemosensation, is involved in navigation to beetle hosts. Essential for the survival of the nematode… 
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