Figure 4—figure supplement 1. | Sexually dimorphic control of gene expression in sensory neurons regulates decision-making behavior in C. elegans

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Sexually dimorphic control of gene expression in sensory neurons regulates decision-making behavior in C. elegans

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Download figureOpen in new tabFigure 4—figure supplement 1. daf-7 expression is down-regulated by starvation specifically in the ASJ neurons.

(A) Representative FISH image of endogenous daf-7 mRNA in a starved adult male. White dotted line indicates outline of an ASJ neuron. Closed triangle indicates an ASI neuron. Other neurons visible anterior to the ASI neuron are likely the OLQ neurons, and posterior to the ASJ neuron are likely the ADE neurons. Scale bar represents 25 µm. (B) Fluorescence quantification for daf-7-Cy5 probe in the ASJ neurons (as localized by ptrx-1::gfp) of males fed and starved at various different points in their lives. ***p<0.001 as determined by ordinary one-way ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s multiple comparisons test. Error bars represent SD. n.s., not significant. (C) Fluorescence quantification for daf-7-Cy5 probe in the ASI neurons of starved and fed males. Significance determined by unpaired t-test with Welch’s correction. Error bars represent SD. n.s., not significant.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.21166.011