Transformation of Nematodes With the Helios Gene Gun
The established mode of DNA transfer into C. elegans is microinjection
of DNA into the gonadal syncytium
(Stinchcomb et al., 1985; Fire, 1986).
Under standard selection conditions promoter-reporter gene cDNA constructs
are used, in c...
Syncytium in Biological Dictionary
In biology, a syncytium
is a large cell-like structure filled with cytoplasm containing many nuclei. Most cells in all organisms have a single nucleus; syncytia are specialized forms used by various organisms in normal... syncytium
n. , pl. -cytia . A multinucleated mass of cytoplasm t...
... ventral ... ... formation during the cellularization of the syncytial blastoderm of Drosophila. ... The early blastoderm of Drosophila is a syncytium
in which about 6000 nuclei ... ... descends from the blastoderm surface to enclose each ... Cell membrane formation during the cellularization o...
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