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Cell. 2006 Mar 24;124(6):1137-40.

Indicted: worms caught using steroids.

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Department of Human Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA.

Abstract

Three recent papers provide new insights into endocrinology in the worm Caenorhabditis elegans. These studies identify natural steroid ligands for the DAF-12 nuclear receptor, define a new enzyme in the hormone biosynthetic pathway, and clarify the role of endocrine signaling in adult longevity.

PMID:
16564008
DOI:
10.1016/j.cell.2006.03.001
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