Definitions

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  • noun nematology A developmental stage of certain nematode larvae in which they exhibit increased durability

Etymologies

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Borrowing from German Dauer ("duration").

Examples

  • For long-term dauer induction, worms were grown on an NGM plate (Path 2, developing fed larvae) to the L3 stage at 25°C.

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  • The short-term dauer larvae (ST-Da) were those collected at S6 (72 h), whereas long-term dauer larvae (LT-Da) were prepared by transferring worms collected at the end of the L3 stage to liquid culture and growing for >

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  • C. elegans as well as those associated with long-term dauer larvae (LT-Da) (

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  • In the end, they result in the development of the so-called dauer stage,

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  • DAF-12 plays a role in a long-lived quiescent stage called the dauer diapause, which the worms enter in times of starvation and overcrowding.

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  • Current address: Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America signal to the worms that local conditions are unfavorable for growth (e.g., inadequate food supply or overcrowding), and induce entry into diapause, a process called dauer entry.

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  • DAF-12 plays a role in a long-lived quiescent stage called the dauer diapause, which the worms enter in times of starvation and overcrowding.

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  • DAF-12 plays a role in a long-lived quiescent stage called the dauer diapause, which the worms enter in times of starvation and overcrowding.

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  • This suspended state, called dauer diapause, is thought to be the infective state of parasitic nematodes.

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  • DAF-16 is part of a system within the nematode worms that is important in the 'dauer' stage of development and also affects lifespan and reproduction.

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