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Research Article

A Novel zf-MYND Protein, CHB-3, Mediates Guanylyl Cyclase Localization to Sensory Cilia and Controls Body Size of Caenorhabditis elegans

  • Manabi Fujiwara mail,

    fujiwara.manabi.734@m.kyushu-u.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Takayuki Teramoto,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Takeshi Ishihara,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Yasumi Ohshima,

    Affiliation: Department of Applied Life Science, Faculty of Biotechnology and Life Science, Sojo University, Ikeda, Kumamoto, Japan

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  • Steven L. McIntire

    Affiliation: Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, Programs in Neuroscience and Biomedical Science, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: November 24, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001211

About the Authors

Manabi Fujiwara, Takayuki Teramoto, Takeshi Ishihara
Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan
Yasumi Ohshima
Department of Applied Life Science, Faculty of Biotechnology and Life Science, Sojo University, Ikeda, Kumamoto, Japan
Steven L. McIntire
Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, Programs in Neuroscience and Biomedical Science, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: fujiwara.manabi.734@m.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MF TI YO SLM. Performed the experiments: MF. Analyzed the data: MF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MF TT TI. Wrote the paper: MF TI SLM.