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LaJeunesse, Dennis


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Analysis of mitochondria morphology dynamics during adipogenesis 2007 1538 "There is great concern with an increase in the number of Americans who are overweight and obese. Fat cells or adipocytes play a central role in obesity. These cells are metabolically active and play a fundamental role in energy allocation and storag...
The Lettuce Head Cells of the SCANS region of the Drosophila larval midgut are required for larval midgut peristalsis. 2008 687 The alimentary canal of the Drosophila larva is essential for survival of the organism. The gut tube is an intricate network of tissues interacting with the parasympathetic nervous system. The midgut, the region of the Drosophila gut that has the la...
Developmental characteristics of a novel cell type in the larval midgut of Drosophila melanogaster 2011 4123 In the Drosophila larval midgut, the development pathways associated with the specialized cell types found in the middle midgut region have been well characterized. In this region determination between the cell types is dependent on ...