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By R. Nusse, E. Rulifson, M. Fish, C. Harryman-Samos, M. Brink (auth.), Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Jörn Krätzschmar (eds.)

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The first entire genome series of a multicellular organism, Caenorhabditis elegans, has been decided lately. numerous extra will persist with quickly, between them the genome sequences of Drosophila melanogaster and the human. With those achievements, the level is determined for the following part of "large-scale" biology, the research of the functionality of genes and the interactions among their protein items. the purpose of the Ernst Schering study starting place Workshop 29 used to be to debate the contribution of analysis on version organisms that are relatively suited to genetic and organic examine, to the knowledge of gen­ eral rules of biology in addition to the root for human illnesses. This zone of study has not just unveiled the fundamental molecular mechanisms of improvement of upper organisms, yet has additionally made significant contri­ butions to the elucidation of complicated sign transduction pathways that play the most important roles either in ontogeny and human illnesses. constructing the full molecular anatomy of an organism is a challenging yet really well-defined job. in spite of the fact that, in comparison to the technical and clinical demanding situations of large-scale sequencing and the bioinformatics research of whole genome facts, the task of functionality to the genes of multicellular organisms should still appear like a fishing excursion, without common highway to good fortune. One process relies on large-scale applied sciences. using mi­ croarrays for a number of gene expression research is one aspect during this attempt, delivering vital details at the cellphone- or tissue-specific activation of genes over time.

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4 The Programmed Cell-Death Pathway Has Been Conserved Through Evolution ...................................... 5 Elucidating the Molecular Mechanism of the Programmed Cell-Death Process ... . . . . . . . . .. 6 The Gene Product of egl-l Initiates Programmed Cell Death in C. elegans ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 7, Cell-Death Initiation Might Be Regulated by Cell-Type Specific Factors. . . . . . . . . . .

Isoamyl alcohol (iaa), benzaldehyde (ben), pentanedione (pen). All odorants were diluted 100 times in ethanol, unless otherwise indicated. dAvoidance of volatile compounds, non, 2-nonanone; oct, l-octanol, undiluted. Assays performed using 10 times diluted odorants confirmed the results. e gpa-I XS and gpa-Il XS animals showed reduced potency (55% and 40% potency. respectively), 80-100% of the males of all other strains were potent. f Animals were incubated with the fluorescent dye DiO, filling of amphid and phasmid neurons was tested.

8 Programmed Cell Death Is Initiated by Two Independent Pathways in C. elegans .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9 Conclusions ............................................ References .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1 Programmed Cell Death Is an Important Physiological Process The proliferation of cells is an integral part of development and tissue homeostasis in multicellular animals (reviewed by Raff 1996; Follette and O'Farrell 1997).

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