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dyf-3  -  Protein DYF-3

Caenorhabditis elegans

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High impact information on dyf-3

  • Reduction of dyf-3Colon, two colonsgfp expression in a daf-19 mutant suggests that dyf-3 expression is regulated by DAF-19 transcription factor, and DYF-3 may be involved in the intraflagellar transport system [1].
  • The dyf-3 gene encodes a novel protein required for sensory cilium formation in Caenorhabditis elegans [1].
  • To understand the mechanism of cilium morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans, we analyzed dyf-3 mutants that are defective in uptake of a fluorescent dye and abnormal in sensory cilium structure [1].
  • Expression of green fluorescent protein in sensory neurons of a dyf-3 mutant revealed that the mutant has stunted cilia and abnormal posterior projections in some sensory neurons [1].


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