Phenotypic plasticity: Different teeth for different feasts

Karin Kiontke, David H A Fitch

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Abstract

A polyphenism in the nematode Pristionchus pacificus involves the development of different feeding structures in response to an environmental cue, providing a genetic model species for investigating ecologically relevant phenotypic plasticity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume20
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 14 2010

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Genetic Models
phenotypic plasticity
Cues
Plasticity
Tooth
teeth
Nematoda
polyphenism

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Phenotypic plasticity : Different teeth for different feasts. / Kiontke, Karin; Fitch, David H A.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 20, No. 17, 14.09.2010.

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