Vulval development in Caenorhabditis elegans.

  title={Vulval development in Caenorhabditis elegans.},
  author={Kerry Kornfeld},
  journal={Trends in genetics : TIG},
  volume={13 2},
Ever since the cell lineage of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans was shown to be nearly invariant, investigators have tried to understand the mechanisms that control these precise patterns of cell divisions and cell fates. Important insights have come from analyzing the cells that form the hermaphrodite vulva, a specialized hypodermal passageway used for… CONTINUE READING