Search for dissertations about: "Josefin Friberg"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Josefin Friberg.

  1. 1. The control of growth and metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans

    Author : Josefin Friberg; Simon Tuck; Cathy Savage-Dunn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TGFβ; insulin; collagen; p70 S6K; metabolism; growth; dauer; Caenorhabditis elegans; Cell and molecular biology; Cell- och molekylärbiologi;

    Abstract : The control of growth is a poorly understood aspect of animal development. This thesis focuses on body size regulation in Caenorhabditis elegans, and in particular, how worms grow to a certain size. In C. elegans, a key regulator of size is the TGFβ homologue DBL-1. READ MORE