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Extensive oscillatory gene expression during "C. elegans" larval development

Hendriks, Gerardus Johannes. Extensive oscillatory gene expression during "C. elegans" larval development. 2015, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Science.

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Abstract

Oscillations are common features in mathematics, physics and biology. In biology, circadian oscillations, for example, allow organisms to keep time and modify their biology and behavior accordingly. Other types of oscillating mechanisms allow for the precise timing of developmental events. We found that nearly 19% of the C. elegans transcriptome shows extensive and robust transcriptionally driven oscillations of gene expression during larval development. In the work presented in the following dissertation, we characterised this network of oscillating gene expression.
Advisors:Zavolan, Mihaela and Grosshans, Helge and Ketting, René
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Biozentrum > Computational & Systems Biology > Bioinformatics (Zavolan)
UniBasel Contributors:Zavolan, Mihaela
Item Type:Thesis
Thesis Subtype:Doctoral Thesis
Thesis no:12419
Thesis status:Complete
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Number of Pages:1 Online-Ressource (VIII, 104 Seiten)
Language:English
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Last Modified:22 Jan 2018 15:53
Deposited On:02 Jan 2018 15:52

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