Chapter 6. Cells and genes as networks in nematode development and evolution

  1. Stefan Bornholdt2 and
  2. Hans Georg Schuster3
  1. Ralf J. Sommer

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602755.ch6

Handbook of Graphs and Networks: From the Genome to the Internet

Handbook of Graphs and Networks: From the Genome to the Internet

How to Cite

Sommer, R. J. (2002) Cells and genes as networks in nematode development and evolution, in Handbook of Graphs and Networks: From the Genome to the Internet (eds S. Bornholdt and H. G. Schuster), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602755.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Leipzig, Germany

  2. 3

    University of Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Department for Evolutionary Biology, Spemannstrasse 37/IV, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527403363

Online ISBN: 9783527602759

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Keywords:

  • cells and genes as networks;
  • nematode development;
  • evolution;
  • cellular networks;
  • genetic networks

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Nematode developmental biology: studying processes at a cellular level

  • Nematode vulva formation as a case study

  • Nematode collections

  • Cellular networks: how cells change their function

    • Evolution of vulva position

    • Evolution of vulval cell fate specification

  • Genetic networks: how genes change their function

    • Evolution of lin-39 function

    • Evolution of mab-5 function

  • Conclusion

  • References