Phenotypic plasticity: Different teeth for different feasts

Karin Kiontke, David H A Fitch

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A polyphenism in the nematode Pristionchus pacificus involves the development of different feeding structures in response to an environmental cue, providing a genetic model species for investigating ecologically relevant phenotypic plasticity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R710-R712
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number17
StatePublished - Sep 14 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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