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    • Induced Mutation in Caenorhabditis elegans Causes Dopamine Resistance 

      Walker, Brody; Grewal, Amanpreet Singh; Grayson, Nicholas Kallas; Harris, Luke Reed; Diokpa, Chijindu; Aceves, Tatiana (2018-08-06)
      In humans, drug addiction is linked to varying dependencies of dopamine levels in the brain. The neurotransmitter is involved in many behavioral mechanisms in animals and mediates the reward pathway. In C. elegans, one of ...
    • The Influence of Imipramine on the Egg-Laying Behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans 

      Alaniz, Alyssa; Valencia, Michael James; Hussain, Neha; Feese, Emily Ann; Luksch, Annie Sarah; Mancillas, Victoria Alexandra (2018-08-06)
      Discovering new ways to treat mental disorders is at the forefront of scientific research due to their imposing challenges on worldwide health. A current drug therapy option is imipramine, marketed as Tofranil, a tricyclic ...
    • Isolation of Mutant Caenorhabditis elegans ​Resistant to Integrin α Subunit Deficiency 

      Johnson, Bryce; Battle, Rachel; Chavez, Boozaziel; Escamilla, Astrid; Smelser, Ashton (2020-04-21)
      The ina-1-encoded integrin α subunit is essential to Caenorhabditis elegans development, due to its role in complex processes such as morphogenesis, neuron migration, and cell signaling. Studies have shown that when this ...